South Ayrshire Provost Councillor Helen Moonie said: "Thanks to this funding, South Ayrshire Community Transport has been able to set up a Community Car Club using two low-carbon vehicles.
"This is a positive step to combat social isolation and link communities across South Ayrshire."
South Ayrshire Community Transport was formed in 2016 by local community transport operators and other organisations that identified a large number of unmet transport needs across the local authority area.
Yesterday, South Ayrshire Council said they were investigating his involvement.
South Ayrshire councillor Gibson Macdonald said: "There does appear to be a conflict of interest here."
But Christine Pryce, head of resource development at South Ayrshire
Council said: "We believe we have a robust defence.
Investigators met South Ayrshire
councillors over the issue.
South Ayrshire Council first introduced the concept of a Family Fun Day at the Senior Open 2008 in neighbouring Troon, which proved a great success.
South Ayrshire Council also boasts a year long programme of events including annual golf competitions in Ayr, Troon and Girvan and the Burns an' a' that!
And at Lochside in Ayr, South Ayrshire
Council will use pounds 1.6million to build 100 homes.
'We also beat Troon and Maybole, Super League First Division sides, in the South Ayrshire
Cup, so things look good for next season.
A spokesman for South Ayrshire
Council said: "The salaries are set by the Scottish Joint Negotiating Committee.