Balloch Village Trust (BVT) is a Community Company established in 2006 that is owned by the people of Balloch and run by a Board of Directors on their behalf. BVT manages the community woodland for Balloch Community Council. Membership of BVT is available to anyone over the age of 12 who lives in Balloch.
Chair: Donald McDonald
Secretary: Emma Campbell
Treasurer: Rachel Arkell
Elected members: Mary Quemby, Moira Unwin, Alan Walls
Coopted members: Rachel Arkell
BCC representative: Emma Campbell
The annual AGM is held in September.
The Objectives of BVT are to manage community land and amenity assets on behalf of and for the benefit of the community and to improve or develop facilities for recreation.
Membership of BVT is open to:
Ordinary Members: those individuals aged 18 and over who:
a. are ordinarily resident in the Community
b. are entitled to vote at a local government election in a polling district that includes the Community or part of it; and
c. who support the Objects.
declaring that, if an Ordinary Member ceases to comply with these criteria, he or she will be reclassified as an Associate Member and be notified of this by the Company.
Ordinary Members: have full voting rights at General and Extraordinary General Meetings.
Associate Members: those individuals who are not ordinarily resident in the Community and those organisations wherever located that support the Objects. Associate Members are neither eligible to stand for election to the Board nor to vote at any General Meeting.
Junior Members: those individuals who are aged between 12 and 17 who support the Objects. Junior Members are neither eligible to stand for election to the Board nor to vote at any General Meeting.
You can download a Membership form here.
Balloch Village Trust is a company limited by guarantee and registered in Scotland.
Registered number: SC299708.
Registered office is 5 Little Cullernie Park, Balloch IV2 7HH.
Scottish registered charity number: SC037685.
BVT can be contacted using the CONTACT page.