Management Committee Meeting Sept 18
Posted on 3rd Oct 2018 at 15:43 ( Last updated on 3rd Oct 2018 at 15:51 )
Management Committee Briefing
The following points were covered at the September 2018 Committee Meeting:
The following people were elected as office-bearers:
o Chairperson- Gordon Mason
o Vice –chairperson- Pat Heneghan
o Secretary- Colleen Sharp
o Treasurer- Gillies Thomson
A consultation seeking the employers views regarding the forthcoming salary negotiations by EVH was completed.
The quarterly development update was considered and the following noted:
o The Johnston Avenue Phase 1 development was now fully handed over.
o Progress with the 35 homes at Howlands Road has been very good.
o No major developments had occurred with the various pipeline projects which Forth is working on.
The quarterly maintenance update was considered and the following noted:
o The volume of reactive repairs has remained largely in line with the historic situation.
o Contractor performance against targets was up to 99.4%, average completion times fell again and 97.7% of jobs were completed right first time.
o Spend was largely within budget, although additional works being carried out to empty home, to meet the forthcoming standards for fire detection, had pushed void maintenance spend over budget.
o Plans for cyclical and improvement works for the coming year are in hand and committee approved the appointment of a boiler replacement contractor following the procurement exercise.
A series of policy reviews were considered and the following approved:
o A suite of Data Protection Polices to reflect the current legislative position.
o Renewal of the existing Defects Policy.
o Renewal of the existing Handover Policy.
The annual update to committee member’s declaration of interest statements were completed.
An additional meeting was agreed for 10th October 2018 to progress the options appraisal exercise being carried out in light of the Director’s impending retirement.