MEET THE TEAM
Committed to Serving the Community

CHAIR

SARAH MACDONALD

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Sarah is the official spokesperson of the Community Council and represents the Council when dealing with outside bodies.

SECRETARY

 LYNDA MCGIVERN

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Lynda is responsible for compiling the agenda for meetings; and taking, copying and distributing minutes. She also answers correspondence and liaises with officials. She also looks after public relations and maintains social media on behalf of the community council.

PLANNING OFFICER/ 

BANGOUR SUB COMMITTEE CHAIR

Jim Watson

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Jim's role is to contribute to meetings on behalf of the local community and represent the views and opinions of local residents. Jim has recently been elected as our Planning officer. and is part of a four person sub group who deal specifically with issues relating to the housing development at Bangour Village.

MEMBER

Siân Williams

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Sian's role is to contribute to meetings on behalf of the local community and represent the views and opinions of local residents.. Sian also maintains the community council Twitter account

YOUTH MEMBER 

Milissa Beveridge

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Milissa; will represent the views and opinions of teenagers and young people in the village,and bring these to the attention of the community council members.

VICE CHAIR

Sarah Madden

The Vice Chair stands in for the Chair when they are unable to attend monthly meetings.

 

The Vice Chair supports the Chair in their role and takes over some of the workload when necessary or when asked.

TREASURER and

BANGOUR SUB COMMITTEE MEMBER

 IAN FERREL

Ian's Treasurer role involves responsibilities relating to the financial operation of the community council, for receipt and banking of the annual grant; issuing all cheques and making payments on behalf of the community council, he must keep proper accounts of all receipts and expenditure and prepare an Annual Statement of accounts. 

Ian is also part of a four person sub group who deal specifically with issues relating to the housing development at Bangour Village.

PLANNING OFFICER/

BANGOUR SUB COMMITTEE 

MEMBER

Greg Colhoun

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Greg's role is to contribute to meetings on behalf of the local community and represent the views and opinions of local residents. Greg shares with Jim the role of Planning Officer and he is also part of a four person sub group who deal specifically with issues relating to the housing development at Bangour Village.

MEMBER/BANGOUR SUB COMMITTEE MEMBER

Liz Swarbrick

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Liz's role is to contribute to meetings on behalf of the local community and represent the views and opinions of local residents.

Liz is also part of a four person sub group who deal specifically with issues relating to the development at Bangour Village.

BANGOUR SUB-COMMITTEE

Bangour Sub-committee consists of 4 members it was formed specifically to deal with matters associated with the housing development known as 'Bangour Village'  which is adjacent to Dechmont Village.

The community council is continually working to support the needs of the local community therefore we welcome feedback, comments and participation from any residents of Dechmont who would like to contribute. Please contact us if you have any concerns relating to  matters which affect the local community.