Leisure, Arts And Communities Committee - 13/09/2010

At a MEETING of the LEISURE, ARTS AND COMMUNITIES COMMITTEE held at Dundee on 13th September 2010.

 

Present:-

 

Lord Provost John R LETFORD

 

 

 

Depute Lord Provost Ian BORTHWICK

 

 

 

BAILIES

 

Willie SAWERS

Helen WRIGHT

Derek J SCOTT

 

Roderick A J WALLACE

 

 

COUNCILLORS

 

Ken GUILD

Elizabeth F FORDYCE

Laurie BIDWELL

Jim BARRIE

Stewart HUNTER

Tom FERGUSON

Jimmy BLACK

Ken LYNN

Brian GORDON

David BOWES

Craig MELVILLE

Richard McCREADY

Andrew DAWSON

Christina ROBERTS

Donald HAY

Will DAWSON

Alan G ROSS

Fraser MACPHERSON

Bob DUNCAN

Kevin KEENAN

Helen DICK

 

Mohammed ASIF

 

 

Councillor Bob DUNCAN, Convener, in the Chair.

 

The minute of meeting of this Committee of 23rd August, 2010 was held as read.

 

Unless marked thus * all items stand delegated.

 

I DUNDEE COMMUNITY SAFETY PARTNERSHIP ANNUAL REPORT 2009/2010

 

There was submitted Report No 553-2010 by Director of Leisure and Communities presenting the Dundee Community Safety Partnership Annual Report 2009/2010 to the Committee.

 

The Committee agreed to note and approve the content of the report.

 

II COMMISSIONED SERVICE - SCOPING EXERCISE WITH BLACK, MINORITY AND ETHNIC (BME) COMMUNITIES

 

There was submitted Report No 560-2010 by the Director of Leisure and Communities advising the Committee about plans to engage the Yusef Youth Initiative to conduct a scoping exercise with BME communities in Dundee to establish the youth work support needs for BME young people.

 

The Convener, seconded by Councillor McCready, moved approval of the recommendations in the report to commission the Yusef Youth Initiative (Y.Y.I) to carry out a scoping exercise and approve the payment of 5,000 to Y.Y.I to enable the organisation to carry out this work.

 

As an amendment, Bailie Scott, seconded by Bailie Wallace, moved that the recommendations in the report not be approved.

 

On a division, there voted for the motion - the Convener, Lord Provost, Depute Lord Provost, Bailies Sawers and Wright and Councillors Guild, Barrie, Black, Bowes, Andy Dawson, Will Dawson, Fordyce, Hunter, Lynn, Melville, Roberts, Ross, Keenan, Asif, Bidwell, Ferguson, Gordon, McCready, Macpherson and Dick (25); and for the amendment - Bailies Wallace and Scott and Councillor Hay (3) - whereupon the motion was declared carried.

 

III DUNDEE GAMES LEGACY PLAN 2009/2019

 

The Convener, Councillors Ross, Hunter, McCready and Bailie Wallace declared a non-financial interest in this item by virtue of their Council appointments to Dundee Leisure Board.

 

There was submitted Report No 566-2010 by Director of Leisure and Communities seeking the Committee's endorsement for the Dundee Games Legacy Plan for the period 2009/2019.

 

The Committee agreed to:-

 

(i) approve the Dundee Games Legacy Plan 2010/2019; and

 

(ii) instruct the Director of Leisure and Communities to report periodically on progress with implementation to the Leisure, Arts and Communities Committee.

 

The Committee further agreed to consult with Dundee Leisure on the Legacy Plan.

 

IV TENDERS RECEIVED

 

The Convener, Councillors Ross, Hunter, McCready and Baillie Wallace declared a non-financial interest in respect of item (c) by virtue of their Council appointments to Dundee Leisure Board.

 

There was submitted Report No 587-2010 by the City Architectural Services Officer, giving details of offers received for the undernoted contracts:-

 

(a) CAMPERDOWN PARK - TOILET AND EXTENSION - CROWS NEST - CHANGING PLACE

 

The Committee agreed to accept a negotiated offer from Dundee Contract Services amounting to 109,045, together with allowances of 730 for bat survey, 2,378 for demolition of toilets, 2,690 for feasibility fees, 1,370 for building warrant, 13,838 for professional services of 1,276 for CDM Coโ€‘ordinator, making a total expenditure of 131,327.

 

(b) DUDHOPE SKATEPARK - INSTALLATION OF FLOODLIGHTING

 

The Committee agreed to accept a negotiated offer from DC Lighting Services Ltd, Dundee amounting to 22,091.11, together with allowances of 2,200 for professional services, making a total expenditure of 24,291.11.

 

(c) ST PAUL'S RC SCHOOL - INSTALLATION OF ELECTRONIC DISPLAY BOARD

 

The Committee agreed to accept a negotiated offer from Vision Sound and Light, Dundee amounting to 7,650, together with allowances of 750 for supply of cables and 1,000 for professional services, making a total expenditure of 9,400.

 

V NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS - DEPARTMENTAL MEMBERSHIP OF YOUTHLINK SCOTLAND

 

There was submitted Agenda Note AN108-2010 recommending that the Committee approve the payment of 1,175 for the renewal of the Department's annual subscription to YouthLink Scotland, an umbrella organisation for the voluntary/statutory youth sector, both uniformed and non-uniformed.

 

This expenditure would be met from the Leisure and Communities Department's 2010/2011 Revenue Budget.

 

The Committee approved accordingly,

 

 

 

 

Bob DUNCAN, Convener.