present, Anne Robertson of Ellon Times
Donny Chisholm, Sam Andrew,
Karen Cooper-Bonner, Alison Leith of Ellon Advertiser
Previous Meeting - 15th October 2002 were
approved by Bob and seconded by Dick with the addition of Paul Johnstonís
plans for the design of the Melvin Hall noticeboard are under discussion
approached the landowner at Mill of Tolquhon regarding the possible loss of
the right of way on his land. It was pointed out that the land owner is
obliged to make the right of way safe for the users by either erecting a
fence between his land and the right of way, or by providing an alternative
route for users. It was decided to take this back to Mr Colin Millar as it
is felt that the right of way should not be lost.
write to Mr Reid (?) in support of village orderlies and to praise the work
done in Tarves during the summer months.
railings on the Sonach bridge are due to be painted next year.
to the Finalised Aberdeenshire Local Plan should soon be available.
progress has been made with finding a chairperson of the TRDA. Paul
mentioned that he had brought up the subject of the all-weather court at a
recent Area Planning Meeting. He has asked that the all-weather court be
included in the Councilís programme of review of existing recreational
further discussion about whether or not to sell the old tennis court site.
Members decided not to sell the site and letters would be written to both
interested parties to this effect. It was felt that the only way forward was
to lease the site for community use if a local group showed an interest.
sub-committee reported that they had met and discussed the outline application
at Waterside Smiddy and it was decided that further information was required.
poorly advertised and poorly attended. Paul mentioned a further meeting to be
held in Meldrum Academy on Wednesday 16th December. He will attend the meeting
and will feed back.
reported that the Community Education Department at Oldmeldrum Academy are to
take over responsibility for Zone 98 from Ellon. Linda Dawson has been taken
on temporarily at Oldmeldrum and she is currently advertising for two youth
workers who will work in Tarves and other rural areas. Over the past couple of
months two youth workers have been coming to the village to talk with the
young folk. They are now using the cabin on Monday evenings. It is hoped that
once the new workers start, the cabin will be open on a more regular basis.
alterations to Braiklay crossroads were discussed. It was decided that a site
visit would be necessary so that all the concerns raised, and all other
possible solutions could be considered. Paul undertook to try and arrange a
site visit for next week with Andy Duff/Bill Murdoch and at least two
Community Council members.
drainage on the road between Marquis Cottages and the play-park seems to be
getting worse. Bob to contact Ian Rendall/Bill Lennox.
mentioned that work had begun on the park on Braiklay Avenue to prevent water
draining onto the road.
to be improved on the Sonach/Raxton and Raxton/Keithfield roads. Also, signage
needs to be improved from both Ellon and Oldmeldrum to Tarves.
Safety Awards 2002/2003 application form
Community Council Forum 02.10.02
to Ombudsman re applications for development in the Conservation Area.
This will be sent to all those with e-mail and posted once any changes
required have been made.
still available from the Rural Youth Transport Fund.
bollards have been erected at the junction of the Old Aberdeen Road and Bede
Way instead of a barrier. Paul to look into this.
have been raised about the poor condition and unreliability of the buses on
the service routes.
We are still
on the lookout for a minutes secretary.
agreed to the posting of minutes on the school noticeboard instead of the
BE NO MEETING OF TARVES COMMUNITY COUNCIL IN DECEMBER.
meeting will be held on Tuesday 21st January at 7.00pm in the school. Meetings
are open to the public.