Draft Minutes of the Inaugural Meeting of the St Monans and Abercrombie Community Council held on Monday, 15 October 2018, at 7.00 pm.
Present: P Copland; S Bridges; V Salvage; M Syme; W Morris; V Bland; W Buchan; H Ironside; M Ashworth; S Collier;
Cllr Holt; Cllr Porteous and Cllr Docherty (Chair)
Members of the public: 24
Cllr Docherty agreed to chair the meeting and welcomed members of the public to the inaugural meeting. He congratulated all candidates who had stood in the election, the members who had been successfully elected and the residents of St Monans and Abercrombie for the relatively high turnout at the election.
2 Election of a Chairman
Cllr Docherty called for nominations for the position of Chair. Mrs Salvage proposed (Mr Morris Seconded) Peter Copland. There being no other candidates, Mr Copland was elected unopposed to this office.
3 Election of Vice Chair
Cllr Docherty called for nominations for the position of Vice Chair. Mr Morris proposed (Mr Buchan Seconded) Vicki Salvage. There being no other candidates, Mrs Salvage was elected unopposed to this office.
4 Election of Secretary
Cllr Docherty called for nominations for the position of Secretary. Mrs Syme proposed (Ms Ironside Seconded) Stuart Bridges. Mrs Salvage then proposed Steve Collier (Mr Morris Seconded). Cllr Docherty called for a ballot and papers were provided to the members to vote. Messrs Collier and Bridges both excused themselves from the vote. Cllr Docherty declared that Mr Bridges was naugelected to be Secretary. The public expressed their appreciation to both candidates and the outcome.
5 Election of Treasurer
Cllr Docherty called for nominations for the position of Treasurer. Mr Collier proposed (Mr Buchan Seconded) William Morris. There being no other candidates, Mr Morris was elected unopposed to this office.
6 Any Other Business and Date of Next Meeting
Cllr Docherty invited Mr Copland to take up his appointed position as Chair.
The next Ordinary meeting of the Community Council will be held immediately after the inaugural meeting.