Minutes of Meeting: 6th March 2016

Wanlockhead Buyout Group Committee Meeting

6th March 2016, Wanlockhead Inn, 7:00 PM-9:30 PM

Present: ac Blewer, Steve Gillespie, Tiffany Ireland, Nathan Kennedy, Bob Lowdon, James Murray, Androulla Richford, Lincoln Richford

Declaration of Interest: None

Minutes: Mac Blewer

Minutes of Last Meeting: Approved


Village Flyer update- next steps
Village Meeting/outreach discussion- next steps
Review property buyout proposal
Bank Account update
Constitution update
Social media update
Minutes update
“Rules of Conduct” for Trustees- brief discussion
Update on group status
Update on Stornoway Trip late May/community field trips

Matters Arising

Village Flyer- is completed. Excellent team effort. Action: Folks need to distribute flyer to the neighborhoods agreed to.

Village Meeting/Outreach Discussion- tabled for one week.

Review property buyout proposal – Tabled for one week. (Ongoing.)

Bank Account update- Tabled until our constitution is voted on and finalized.

Constitution Update- Anjo has sent around draft articles of confederation/constitution from Scottish Government to be voted on. Action: A vote is needed by board members by close of business Friday.

Social media update- Tiffany and Nathan have crafted a Facebook group for the Wanlockhead Community Trust.

“Rules of Conduct” for Trustees- tabled for now. These rules are within the constitutional documents that Anjo sent around.

Update on Group Status- We need more members. There is also room for two more trustees on the board. (12 is the maximum allowed by the governmental sanctioned constitutional documents.)

Fieldtrips–Isobel will ask the Council about mini-buses. We can organize public fieldtrips to Mull of Galloway this spring, summer or autumn. Mac to give a call to the Mull of Galloway Trust to find out what they are doing. Fintry in Stirlingshire is another community we could visit. Steve to research this. Regarding the late May Stornoway trip with Community Land Scotland, Lincoln and Androulla can go. Action: Mac to call Mull of Galloway Trust re: their calendar/events. Mac also needs to contact Community Land Scotland group and see how many spots can be funded with the Stornoway Trip. Steve will research the Fintry community in Stirlingshire.