Terms of Reference


Helensburgh Community Council


Helensburgh Town Improvement Group



Terms of Reference

  • Monitor the condition of the town infrastructure

  • Supplement the Argyll & Bute Council reporting system for repairs and defects by providing a focal point for residents to highlight issues of concern

  • Establish close liaison and hold regular meetings with council officers to discuss improvement priorities and progress of repairs

  • Facilitate discussions with property/business owners where repair action is required

  • Act as a catalyst for positive action within the town by involving the community in repair and maintenance issues that may not be addressed due to limited Argyll & Bute Council resources
  • Identify, encourage and take the lead on improvement projects within the town, working with the Strategy Plans Group and Planning Group of the HCC
  • Membership will be 4/5 Community Councillors + external co-opted members as required
  • The Chair/Secretary will be a Community Councillor
  • Meetings will be held as appropriate but not less than bi-monthly
  • Speak on behalf of the HCC regarding TIG activities
  • Submit monthly written reports to the HCC members by email,  ideally ten days prior to the full HCC meeting



November 2013