Councillor PaulJohnston, EmmaCameron(Minute Secretary), MoragShaw(Reporter - Ellon Times) and 1 member of the public.
DickReville, Councillor PaulJohnsonfor late arrival.
Minutes of Previous Meeting
(20th July 2004)
were read. Because the school was unavailable not all members had copies of the minutes. Proposed to formally
approve at next meeting to allow all members time to peruse.
Lights No update.
Site Looking for funding.
Park Landscape Services have adopted this area.
Development Confirmation from S.Executive that they have received TCC input.
Walk In hand, Ian, Lindaand Lindsayto liaise.
No Update.With regard to the missing chimney cans it is
believed that the contractors boarding up the windows took them down.Colinto inform the current owner if possible.
Lights Still have a few intermittent lights coming on at inappropriate times.Lights are checked in the autumn.Samadvised that they were out checking the lights on 16/8/04.
Park Meeting is being held tomorrow night, update at next TCC meeting.In the meantime, Paulis pressing to have all skate parks covered by the Council Insurance.
of Appeal Response sent to S.E. and a confirmation received.
Police Matters (no police
Bobsent an Email to KeithNewtonregarding the vans in the square stating that the oil
leak from one of them is still to be dealt with and should this now be classed as an environmental issue.A letter was also sent from the TCC to the owner and so far no response has been received.Paulalso sent a response to KeithNewton.Paulstated that Aberdeenshire Council should approach the
garage owner on behalf of the Community. It was noted that Mr.Newtonconsidered the tone of Bobs email to be not helpful.
has started on the Bus Shelter and good progress is being made.
that the village signs on the St Katherine'sside have been combined with the speed limit they have had
to be placed at the speed limit position.
grass verges need cut again at Barthol Chapel junction, Tillycairn and Balgove junctions.
weather court Report next meeting.
Shelter Bobhas not yet spoken to the proprietor of the Aberdeen Arms
or nearby residents to ask if they have any objections to the formation of a bus lay-by adjacent to their
properties, the proviso being that the bus contractor to agree only to use Single Decker buses and to limit
their standing time.Pauladvised that Stagecoach had agreed not to use double
decker buses on the route; however, over the busy Christmas period they wished to reserve the right to put on
a double decker bus when demand required it.Bobstill to speak to residents. Paulalso advised that there was a meeting being held on rural
transport by Aberdeen University Geography Department.Jim Mennie will
raise the issue regarding a bus to Barthol Chapel.
limit at the B999 outside the school and Tolquhon Ave This is on
Rural Roads It was agreed that the Heritage Group should be asked for their input on this.TCC to discuss again once feedback is received from the Heritage Group.
Project Reported favourably in the local press.
Area (at rear of School) - The TCC were made aware that the promised improvements to the play area have not
been made.Paulhas written to follow this up and advised that the TCC
should add weight to this by writing to IanGabriel, Director of Transport and Infrastructure.
GrahamWaters has advised the weed killing spray recently used in
the village is safe for both pets and humans. He will ask the contractor regarding spray drifting into private
meeting with Housing Services regarding the proposed Housing Development is being held at on 27/8/04at Woodhill House.RitchieJohnsonof the Housing Service will be present to discuss how the
Council will deal with each part of the proposal. It is hoped one or two members will attend.
of Conduct Feedback needed by September.Bobdelegated to David, Lindaand Keithto comment and get back to Bobby 30/8/04.
Planning Meeting Formartine Area Committee September 04
other meetings held due to the holidays.
Paths and Signs
Castle road pothole has now been filled in and tree growth trimmed. The
Farmer who owns the road side verges is prepared to consider Councils plans for passing places.JohnStone, a resident on the Tolquhon Castle Roadwill continue to pursue in writing to the Roads
Road Members were very impressed with the resurfacing job recently carried out by Aberdeenshire.
Crossroads Scottish Water have apologised for the disruption at the junction.The leak had damaged a BT box and BT and Scottish Water need to liaise before the hole can be repaired.The hole is very large and extremely dangerous as a result. In addition, Paulhad not been made aware of the closure of Boolroad for BT
at Cairnbrogie Traffic diverted to Auchenhuive junction causing difficult right turn.Concern over larger vehicles using the Craigdam road if there were to be an accident on the A947.
Auquorthies - Urgent need to replace reflector signs and missing sign.Concern
over corner safety, however, Road Services stated that the corner meets requirements.First few metres of new road need to be tarred.
Tarves Square Road Services to contact Heritage Group or TCC
regarding the repair/replacement of Kerb stones.They will also be
asked to properly resurface the pavement and finish road repairs.
to Roads If any TCC member, or member of the public becomes aware of wrong material used to repair roads,
they must inform Paulimmediately.
Bobto follow up.
Mackie Crescent Response from MarkAndrews, is sure that Council own the trees.Landscape Services will need to be contacted to come and look at the trees.
Inn A new sign has been erected in the field just outside the village.A Council Enforcement Officer has been out and some signs may need planning permission.The large metal container in the car park may also need permission.
Parliament Opening Missed the date to nominate to attend.
Lindato complete the Association of Community CouncilSurvey.
in Public Places Lindato respond in favour of public buildings being no smoking
Grant In hand.
Public Performance Very honest document, Sampassed to Colin.
Council Draft Housing Land Audit Linda to put item into Kirk Magazine encouraging local residents to give
this some thought where housing could be built, how many, what type and when.
of Hours Medical Services in Grampian, Information and Consultation Process.Lindato respond to NHS along the same lines as Ellon CC, to
Community learning and Development Strategy Keithadvised no response required.
Coming up to Committee soon.May need to draft a response
before next meeting.Sub-committee should look at this.
from MarkMitchell, Dialogue Youth Worker, asking to attend a future meeting
with LindaDawson- to be invited to October meeting.
Maintaining Homes, Preserving Homes passed to Keith.
from DavidDavidsonMSP on Out of Hours Medical Services in Grampian. No
was received from MrKeenan, a past resident of the village now living in Norway, who
uses the Tarves Website to see TCC minutes.As a point of
reference, individuals requiring information posted on to the Tarves Website should contact Paul.
request was made that cars should not be parked on the pavement by the War memorial. It is hoped that
residents and church attendees treat this area with respect.
Mackie Avenue- Affordable
area earmarked for housing has never been a play area, and with the future new housing to the west of this site, a play area will be created.No existing play areas will be lost with this proposed development. There is a safe, purpose built play area at Tolquhon Ave., which is fenced, and is maintained by Aberdeenshire Council.
Aberdeen Road Bridge Consider applying for grants.
Orderly Supervisor checked and was happy with what is being done.The
manager will be visiting Tarves. Both Boband Samhave been in contact with RaymondReid(who manages this service), following numerous complaints
from members of the public regarding the level of service being provided this year. The length of time between
pavement sweeps being a common complaint. Paulwill check hours he is currently doing.Hours should be split with Pitmedden 2/3 and 3/2 days alternate weeks.
The Next Meeting will be the
AGM and will be held on Tuesday 21st September
2004at in Barthol Chapel School.This will be followed by our monthly meeting.Community Council
meetings are always open to the public.