Davidson (Chair), Linda Mackie (Sec.), Gordon Brown, Keith Crichton, Sam Andrew, Ian Massie, David Leslie, Colin
Taylor, Jim Mennie (Barthol Chapel).
Thomson, Dick Reville, Emma Cameron, Councillor Paul Johnston for arriving late.
Minutes of Previous Meeting (18th May 2004)
matters arising Dog Walk, the area for the gate to be sited is beside the Old Manse/Glebe entrance, not opposite
were then proposed for approval (subject to the above amendment) by Colin and seconded by Keith, with all members
Lights The formal hand over of the lights has not yet been confirmed.
Site No further funding for screening.
Homes Landscape services close to achieving an agreement with Scotia Homes for adopting the maintenance of
the open areas at OakwoodPark.
Development Bob circulated response submitted to S.E...
Plan Timetable for Inquiry has now arrived.
Bins no further developments but also no big improvement, Gordon to continue to monitor Tree Road.
Walk Ian to take care of the fencing, material is available and the fence will be erected as soon as.
Crossroads there was an accident reported at the Braiklay Crossroads.A report should be sent to the Road Accident Unit at Aberdeenshire Council.Bob to ask for copy of the report.The crossroads is still
requiring additional road markings and signs, members suggested a bigger keep left sign on the island.Councillor Paul Johnston has expressed concerns about the situation.
windows have been boarded up, however the chimney cans have been removed. There
is concern about the fact these are missing and it is hoped they will be returned soon.
Lights lights in the square are still intermittent.Council
workers could not trace a fault.Bob to try and contact relevant
SkatePark went to council for
estimate and was in touch with Ellon Plant. It has now been passed on and put out for tender.
Railings at the Sonach bridge on approach to Tarves have been
of Appeal subcommittee met and discussed the matter.Bob will
draft a response and report back to the subcommittee.
Murray, Architect a meeting was held with members of the Community Council discussing housing requirements
Brae Outline application for a house within the Conservation Area and village boundary has been turned
down.This was partly due to a perceived drainage constraint, lack
of design detail in the plans which did not prove the site could accommodate a house and not be prominent.
Also concerns about road access and the removal of existing natural landscape features.
Matters (no police present)
awaiting repair are still being parked long term in The Square.Residents
have been complaining to various members.Police are not keen to
pursue this and have been contacted on many occasions.Local
authority has few powers to deal with this.It was suggested that
a letter could be sent to the owner of the garage to try and resolve the situation.
Still awaiting response on the positioning of the new village signs.
Paul to ask.
There is a meeting on Thursday 24th June to discuss the way forward
for using the church as a multi-purpose facility.
Work has been started on the new bus shelter, with foundations now in
The length of the grass at the side of the roads is getting quite
bad.Councillor Paul Johnston to give contact number to Jim Mennie.
weather court care and maintenance agreed to be done by Landscape Services.There is a problem with the number of these courts outside the recreation areas, a funding
implementation.Surrounding fence to be dealt with and flood
lights will be dealt with later in the year.
Shelter council officer has not been out to measure possible turning points in the square.Stagecoach have also been contacted to try and get their buses to adhere to traffic regulations and to
stop at approved bus stops and not go round the square in the wrong direction.A bus stop in the square for both directions could solve this problem.
Road(20mph signs) signs will
be put up from the original order before beginning of next term.
Potholes on various roads have been patched, but are not permanent.Will be resurfaced this summer.
Councillor Paul Johnston asked the Community Council to consider the
possibility of naming its rural roads.
Safety meeting attended by Keith.Office bearers were
re-elected.Keith will also attend the next meeting on 25th August
Community Council Forum meeting was attended by Bob.Few
Community Councils were represented therefore no chairperson was elected.
Community Council Forum are looking for responses to the Formartine
Area Plan and feedback on training needs for Community Councils.
Code of Conduct for all Community Councils was put out for
consultation.Members to read and feedback to be given at next
Paths and Signs
Weeds at the side of roads are now needing sprayed.Bob to try and contact the relevant person at A.C.
TolquhonCastleroad pothole remains at
the bottom of the road.Bob contacted Bill Lennox who was keen to
help out with the issue of passing places.Bob to contact the
member of the public to try and establish the best position for these.
to Paul for his part in providing a new litter bin in the Square and the Sonach bridge railings.
Bob to ask Sandy, if not successful Colin will try other joiners.Keith will supply the hardwood.
submitted for a conversion at East Auchedlysteading.
Application to link a steading with the house at Burnside of
Keillyford, there were no comments.
Local Government in ScotlandAct 2003
Controlled Activities Regulations, Scottish Executive Environmental
opening of the Scottish Parliament building invite for someone to attend
Association of Community Councils
Opportunities Fund Home front Recall Program fact sheet
Timetable for Finalised Aberdeenshire Local Plan enquiry
Community Planning in Aberdeenshire
Postwatch Scotland newsletter
Association of Community Councils -national survey
apologies from Linda for missing next meeting
contacted Bill Lennox regarding the state of the pavement outside the heritage project to ensure it will be
brought up to standard ASAP.
Trees in Mackie Crescentare dying out.Bob to check with Mark Andrew of feasibility of residents planting more trees.
Villagers have queried members as to whether the new signs at the
Globe Inn along with the positioning of a container in the car park required planning permission and if so
whether this had been granted. A.C. to be asked.
Date of Next Meeting is Tuesday 20th July 2004at in the Tarves Heritage Centre.Community
Council meetings are always open to the public.