Leisure, Arts And Communities Committee - 14/06/2010

At a MEETING of the LEISURE, ARTS AND COMMUNITIES COMMITTEE held at Dundee on 14th June, 2010.

 

Present:-

 

Depute Lord Provost Ian BORTHWICK

 

 

 

BAILIES

 

Willie SAWERS

George REGAN

Derek J SCOTT

 

Roderick A J WALLACE

 

 

COUNCILLORS

 

Ken GUILD

Elizabeth F FORDYCE

Mohammed ASIF

Jim BARRIE

Stewart HUNTER

Laurie BIDWELL

Jimmy BLACK

Ken LYNN

Tom FERGUSON

David BOWES

Craig MELVILLE

Brian GORDON

Andrew DAWSON

Christina ROBERTS

Richard McCREADY

Will DAWSON

Alan G ROSS

Donald HAY

Bob DUNCAN

Kevin KEENAN

Fraser MACPHERSON

 

Councillor Bob DUNCAN, Convener, in the Chair.

 

The minute of meeting of this Committee of 24th May, 2010 was held as read.

 

Unless marked thus * all items stand delegated.

 

I VOLUNTEER CENTRE DUNDEE - GRANT

 

There was submitted Report No 291-2010 by the Director of Leisure and Communities seeking approval for the payment of the annual grant award to Volunteer Centre Dundee (VCD).

 

The Committee approved the grant award of 10,130 to Volunteer Centre Dundee.

 

II DUNDEE INTERNATIONAL WOMENS CENTRE - GRANT

 

Councillor Fordyce declared a non-financial interest in this item by virtue of her Council appointment to Dundee International Women's Centre Board.

 

There was submitted Report No 292-2010 by the Director of Leisure and Communities seeking approval for the payment of the annual grant award to Dundee International Women's Centre (DIWC).

 

The Committee approved the grant award of 8,500 to DIWC.

 

III LOCAL ACTION FUND - SCHOOL HOLIDAY DIVERSIONARY ACTIVITIES PROGRAMME ALLOCATION 2010/2011

 

There was submitted Report No 304-2010 by Co-Chair, Dundee Community Safety Partnership seeking approval for the grants recommended within the report.

 

The Committee agreed to:-

 

(i) approve the grants recommended within the report; and

 

(ii) note that approved grants would be reported on within the Community Safety Partnership Annual Report 2010/2011.

 

Applicant

Purpose of Application

Grant

Awarded

 

 

 

Dundee East Youth Team

Weekend of band activities specifically targeting young people from anti-social behaviour hot spots.

916

 

 

 

Tayside Police

Blue Light Disco pilot in response to increased antiโ€‘social behaviour during the summer months.

658

 

 

 

Xplore

Five day outdoor education programme targeting vulnerable young people from disadvantaged areas.

1,000

 

 

 

Tayside Fire and Rescue

Targeted group work tackling fire related anti-social behaviour.

1,000

 

 

 

Dundee East Youth Team

Summer holiday diversionary youth work programme in response to issues raised with the Policy Community Engagement Team.

920

 

 

 

The Shore

Summer holiday diversionary youth work programmes designed to reduce anti-social behaviour.

981.75

 

 

 

Broughty Ferry LCCP

Youth Issues Group

Programme of activities designed to reduce youth causing annoyance calls over the summer.

1,000

 

 

 

North East Youth Team

Targeted diversionary work with young people moving from P7-S1.

500

 

 

 

Ardler Complex

Three summer activities weeks for vulnerable young people in the Ardler/St Mary's area.

700

 

 

 

Bike IT

Summer programme for young people known to the Social Work Department to reduce the incidence of motorbike anti-social behaviour.

1,000

 

 

 

Peer Ed

Team building event to recruit 70 peer educators to deliver peer education activities in school.

400

 

 

 

DAFT Music, The Shore

Programme of music workshops, aimed at reducing risk taking behaviour at weekends.

800

 

 

 

Duke of Edinburgh Open

Award Unit

Programme of activities to attract young people from disadvantaged areas into the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

1,000

 

 

 

Showcase the Street

Summer dance programme targeting vulnerable young people referred from partner agencies.

1,000

 

 

 

Showcase the Street

Summer dance programme targeting young people from anti-social behaviour hot spot areas.

1,000

 

 

 

Under 12's Project

Summer activity programme specifically targeting 10โ€‘12 year olds from the Mid-Craigie/Linlathen area.

1,000

 

 

 

Mill O'Mains Pavilion

Community safety awareness raising event to link young people into diversionary activities.

850

 

IV TENDERS RECEIVED

 

There was submitted Report No 349-2010 by the City Architectural Services Officer, giving details of offers received for the undernoted contract:-

 

(a) McMANUS GALLERIES - DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

 

The Committee agreed to accept a negotiated contract from Muirfield (Contracts) Ltd, Dundee amounting to 46,648, together with allowances of 500 for building warrants, 2,800 for Consultant Civil Engineer (Fairhurst) and 800 for professional services, making a total of 50,848.

 

 

 

 

Bob DUNCAN, Convener.