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2005-2009 Board Meeting Papers

Information from the Board Meetings for 2005-2009 are not available online, but can be requested (if still available) by contacting swestrans@dumgal.gov.uk


2009 Board Meetings

30 January 2009:

  • Revenue Expenditure Programme 2008/09
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2008/09
  • National Planning Framework for Scotland 2 Proposed Framework
  • Strategic Transport Projects Review
  • Possible Dumfries Southern Bypass -STAG Study Public Consultation
  • Proposed First Scotrail Timetable December 2009.
  • West Coast Main Line Route Utilisation Strategy
  • Local Bus Service - Network Changes, Interim Report
  • Judicial Review Action

27 March 2009:

  • Regional Transport Strategy Delivery Plan
  • Updates of SWestrans Studies
  • Bus Network Review
  • RTPs/COSLA Join Transport Strategy Group Terms of Reference
  • Key Agency Status in the New Development Planning System
  • Dumfries and Galloway Community Planning Single Outcome Agreement
  • Carlisle Airport

 22 May 2009:

  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2009/10
  • Dumfries Sustainable Travel Demonstration Town Extension: European Structural Funds
  • Improved Transport Links for the Thornhll and Eastriggs Areas: STAG Study Reports
  • Possible Dumfries Southern Bypass - STAG Study
  • Dumfries to A74(M) Motorway Links - STAG Study
  • Local Bus Services - Network review
  • National Transport Awards 2009

24 July 2009:

  • Draft Revenue Budget Outturn Report 2008/09
  • Draft Annual Accounts 2008/09
  • Revenue Expenditure Programme 2009/10
  • Capital Expenditure Programme Outturn 2008/09
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2009/10
  • Powers for Compulsory Acquisition of Land
  • Dumfries Sustainable Travel Demonstration Town Project
  • West Coast Main Line Route Utilisation Strategy
  • Cycle Action Plan for Scotland Consultation
  • Appointment of Observers to the Beard
  • Equalities Scheme Survey Work - Final report
  • Transport with Care Project EU Northern Periphery Programme Funding Award
  • Local Bus Service 500 Stranraer to Dumfries Extension
  • Attendance at Confederation of Passenger Transport Conference 2009

25 September 2009:

  • Revenue Budget Monitoring Report 2009/10 ending 31 August 2009
  • Audit of Annual Accounts 2008/09
  • Update on West Coast Main Line
  • Scotland Route Utilisation Strategy Generation 2
  • Partnership Working for Walking and Cycling Infrastructure Projects
  • Proposed Extension of Bus Service 500 to Lockerbie (verbal update)
  • High Speed Rail
  • Scottish Government Consultation on Low Carbon Vehicles
  • Equalities Scheme Survey Work - Actions Response
  • Dumfries Sustainable Travel Demonstration Town Project (verbal update)

20 November 2009:

  • Revenue Budget Monitoring Report 2009/10 ending 31 October 2009
  • Internal Audit Report
  • External Audit Report
  • Walking and Cycling Initiatives
  • Dumfries and Galloway Council budget Savings 2010/11
  • Single Outcome Agreement - Alignment of Strategies and Plans
  • Dumfries Sustainable Travel Demonstration Town Project
  • Stena Line - Revised Timetable and Implications for the Bus and Rail Connections
  • Public Sector Equalities Duties - Scottish Government Consultation on Specific Duties

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2008 Board Meetings

22 February 2008:

  • Note of regional Transport Partnership Chair's Meeting on 7 December 2007
  • Revenue Budget Monitoring Report 2007/08 ending 31 January 2008
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2007/08 - Adjusted Budget
  • Revenue and Capital Funding for 2008/09 - verbal update
  • Need for Scheme Delegation
  • Regional Transport Strategy
  • Dumfries Town Centre Bus Interchange - Results of Public Consultation Exercise
  • Public Sector Equalities Duties
  • Appointment of Observers to the Board
  • Calendar of Board Meetings

28 March 2008:

  • Note of Regional Transport Partnership Chair's Meeting on 17 March 2008
  • Chairs Attendance at Scottish Government to discuss bus services in Scotland
  • Regional Transport Strategy
  • National Planning Framework for Scotland 2: Discussion Draft. SWestrans Response.
  • Bus Information Strategy
  • DGRI and Crichton Royal Hospital - Travel Plan
  • Dumfries South Travel Plan Group
  • Transport Scotland Consultation - "Train and station Design for Disabled People - a code of practice"
  • Miscellaneous Local Bus Matters

25 April 2008:

  • Regional Transport Strategy - Delivery Plan
  • Revenue Expenditure Programme 2008/09
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2008/09

23 May 2008:

  • Presentation on RNIB React Talking Sign system
  • Regional Transport Strategy (verbal update)
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2008/09
  • Revenue Expenditure Programme 2008/09
  • Public Sector Equalities Duties
  • Dumfries Sustainable Travel Demonstration Town

25 July 2008:

  • Regional Transport Partnership Chairs Meeting (verbal update)
  • Meetings Attended in Brussels as part of a Scotland / Northern Ireland Delegation (verbal update)
  • Draft Annual Accounts 2007/08
  • Draft Revenue Budget Outturn Report 2007/09
  • Regional Transport Strategy (verbal update)
  • Dumfries Sustainable Travel Demonstration Town (verbal update)
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2008/09
  • Fuel Cost Increases - Local Bus Service Contracts
  • Bus User Consultations 2007/08
  • Ayr to Stranraer Rail Regeneration Study
  • West Coast Main Line Rail Servies - December 2008 Timetable
  • A75 Trunk Road Proposals - Dunragit Bypass and Hardgrove to Kinmount Improvement
  • Public Sector Equalities Duties - Consultation Process

4 September 2008:

  • Dumfries Sustainable Travel Demonstration Town
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2008/09
  • Regional Transport strategy (verbal update)
  • Attendance of Chair at Events
  • Observers to the Board
  • Review of the Bus Network

21 November 2008:

  • Revenue Expenditure Programme 2008/09 ending 31 October 2008
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2008/09
  • Audit of Accounts 2007/08
  • Dumfries Sustainable Travel Demonstration Town - Acceptance of Scottish Government Awards
  • Development of the South West of Scotland Transport Partnership
  • Transport Scotland Consultation on Scotrail Franchise
  • Scottish Government Consultation on Proposed New Categories for Minor Modifications Under the Railways Act 2005
  • Public Sector Equalities Duties Annual Report 2008
  • Consultation on Prestwick Airport Master Plan
  • Carlisle Airport
  • Calendar of Meetings
  • Local bus Service Contracts

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2007 Board Meetings

24 January 2007:

  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2006/07 & 2007/08
  • Award if Feasibility Study Work
  • Glasgow Street, Dumfries bus Lane, Experimental Order
  • Status Report on Full Establishment
  • Regional Transport Strategy (verbal update)
  • Standards Commission: Dispensation Note

2 March 2007:

  • Presentation by Network Rail
  • Development of Regional Transport Strategy

16 March 2007:

  • Development of Regional Transport Strategy

19 April 2007:

  • Liftshare Presentation
  • Dumfries and Galloway Green Travel Map (verbal update)
  • Council Nominated Board Members (verbal update)
  • Register of Interests
  • Sevice Level Agreement
  • Regional Transport Strategy (verbal update)
  • Regional Transport Partnership Establishment (verbal update)

27 June 2007:

  • Nomination of Chair
  • Register of Interests
  • Draft Accounts 2006/07
  • 2006/07 Audit - Report on Governance and Accountability
  • Regional Transport Strategy (verbal update)
  • South West of Scotland Transport Partnership: Monthly Progress Report (verbal update)

28 September 2007:

  • Network Rail Presentation
  • Feedback from Chair's Meeting on 27 September 2007
  • Revenue Expenditure Budget 2007/08
  • Capital Expenditure Budget 2007/08
  • Regional Transport Strategy
  • Bus Information Strategy
  • Local Bus Network
  • Appointments of Observers to the Board
  • Calendar of Board Meetings 2007/08
  • Public Sector Equalities Duties

30 November 2007:

  • Note of Regional Transport Partnership Chair's Meeting on 7 December 2007
  • Comprehensive Spending Review / Regional Transport Strategy (verbal update)
  • Revenue Budget Monitoring Report 2007/08 ending 31 October 2007
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2007/08 - Region-wide Bus Shelter Works
  • Public sector Equalities Duties
  • West Coast Main Line Rail Services - December 2008 Timetable
  • Dumfries Town Centre Bus Interchange - Public Consultation
  • Report to Members and the Controller of Audit on the 2006/07 Audit
  • Travel Planning
  • Judicial Review Action

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2006 Board Papers

10 February 2006:

  • Approval of Financial Regulations and Financial Codes
  • Approval of Draft Members Code of Conduct
  • A Guide for Board Members of Public Bodies in Scotland :'On Board'
  • Update on Progress Towards Full Establishment
  • Regional Transport Strategy: Update
  • Proposed Capital Expenditure 2006/07
  • Logo and Branding

9 March 2006:

  • Appointment of Secretary
  • Transfer of Functions Order
  • Update on Progress Towards Full Establishment
  • Regional Transport Strategy: Update
  • Regional Transport Strategies: Conference and Briefings
  • Funding for Appointment of Travel Plan Officer

21 April 2006:

  • Proper Officer - Director of Finance
  • Procurement Standing Orders
  • Update on External Members and Amendment of Standing Orders
  • Update on Progress Towards Full Establishment
  • Regional Transport Partnership : Objectives and Issues

26 May 2006:

  • Appointment of Deputy Chair
  • External Members: Terms and Conditions
  • Observers: Process for Engagement
  • Update on Progress Towards Full Establishment
  • Specialist Expertise: Extension of McGrigors Appointment
  • Development of the Regional Transport Strategy
  • RTS Conferences and Briefings

28 June 2006:

  • Appointment of Deputy Chair
  • External Members: Appointment of Replacement
  • Code of Conduct: Minister's Approval
  • Update on Progress Towards Full Establishment
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2006/07
  • National Transport Strategy
  • Branding/Logo
  • RTS Update
  • Conferences and Briefings

30 August 2006:

  • Development of the Regional Transport Strategy : Prioritised Options
  • Update on Progress Towards Full Establishment
  • External Board Members - Voting Rights
  • Appointment of Observers to the Board
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2006/07
  • Conferences/Meetings/Briefings

6 October 2006:

  • Development of the Regional Transport Strategy: Prioritised Options
  • Update on Progress Towards Full Establishment
  • Appointment of Observers to the Board
  • Provision of Services
  • Lead Officer
  • RTP Board Meetings: Access of Press and Public
  • Conferences/Meeting/Briefings

1 November 2006:

  • Standing Orders
  • Financial Regulations and Financial Codes and Budgets for 2006/07
  • Capital Expenditure Programme 2006/07
  • Development of Regional Transport Strategy
  • Rail Route Utilisation Strategy: Response to Consultation
  • Lead Officer
  • Provision of Services
  • Update on Progress Towards Full Establishment
  • Conferences/Meetings/Briefings

6 December 2006:

  • Travel Plan Project: Status Report and Implementation Strategy
  • Development of the Regional Transport Strategy
  • Appointment of the Observers to the Board
  • Calendar of Meetings
  • Status Report on Full Establishment

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2005 Board Papers

22 December 2005:

  • Appointment of Chairman and Vice Chairman
  • Adoption of Interim standing Orders
  • Approval of External Members
  • Update on Progress Towards Full Establishment
  • Scoping study: Stage 1
  • Full Establishment of RTP: Stage 2
  • Appointment of Proper Officer
  • Authority to Advertise Initial RTP Contract
  • Consultation: Draft Guidance Regional Transport Strategies 2005

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