Minutes of meeting held on
Tuesday 21st September 2004
In Vestry, BartholChapelChurchat
Due to the School at
Barthol Chapel being locked (Jim had made a booking) the meeting was moved to the Church, this being the only
alternative available at short notice.
(Chair), Gordon Brown, Dick Reville (Treasurer),
(Secretary), Colin Taylor, Ian Massie,
(Barthol Chapel representative), Sam Andrew, David Leslie, Keith Crichton and John Thomson (Vice Chair),
Non Members Present:
(Minute Secretary), 1 member of the public.
Ian Massie for late
Minutes of Meeting (20th July 2004)
were proposed for approval by Gordon and seconded by Keith, with all members in agreement. The approval of these
minutes having been delayed as not all members had copies at the Aug meeting.
Minutes of Previous Meeting (17th August 2004)
were proposed for approval by John and seconded by Sam, with all members in agreement.
Lights Dick telephoned, still awaiting a response.
Site Paul to inquire about screen fencing.Keith Newton is
already aware of this request and will get back to Paul.
Walk In hand, action point.
chimney cans Colin has left a message, but not seen the current owner.Redevelopment plans are reported to have been submitted this week.
Lights Still have a few lights around the Square coming on at odd times, fault seems intermittent.
in Square Aberdeenshire Council and the Police had been involved in getting the abandoned vans moved
from the Square.1 is currently parked in Tree Roadand would need to display lights at night.Inspector Pratt of Ellon Police states that he may not take this further as residents currently park
on the pavement in Tree Roadand he would have to apply the law to both.Where the van is currently parked it may be causing an obstruction at the exit from the lane from
Stop/lay-by Bob still to speak to residents.
limit signs (Duthie Rdetc.) On the programme
Group Next meeting on 5/10/04. The subject of renaming rural roads will be somewhere
on their agenda.
of Conduct: Deferred to next C.C. forum meeting on 27th October, Bob to contact Keith Newton input
needed from Association of Community Councils so Linda to send them an electronic copy of the draft Code of
Planning Meeting Attended by Jim, John and Dick and generally very well attended.Ideas were taken from this meeting to include in the next Area Plan. A Rothienorman businessman spoke
about encouraging businesses into rural areas.Use of industrial
workshops in Aberdeen.Alan
Cameron from Ellon spoke about looking at setting up shared offices to work around travelling issues.Teleworking was not an area explored.The issue of the
Council using more environmentally friendly materials was also raised, together with there being a knowledge
centre within the council to assist those building and developing properties.
Group Meeting being held in the Aberdeen Arms on 27/9/04where the prizes will be awarded in the photographic
Police Matters (no police present)
response regarding the planning application for Viewfield and further details on this have not been
received.It is being held up as additional questions are being
asked of the applicants.
Shelter Due to be erected imminently.Aberdeenshire Council
officer came out to check but he was unaware a building warrant had already been applied for and received.
road near Gateside to Mill of Keithfield via Over Woodhill. There
are a number of deep holes in this road.It is a private road
with rights of access and is not adopted by the Council.The
maintenance of the road is the responsibility of the residents living there.The Council will only consider taking back responsibility for the road if it is brought back up to
Council standard first.
mph signs were replaced and combined with the village name sign.Barthol
Chapel Association should apply in addition to the TCC to have the 30mph sign area extended.
SkatePark Estimate from the Council is around £25,000.Ian Rennie has proposed to draw up plans and speak to Derek Davidson.
Weather Court School Recreation, Stephen Brown meeting Tuesday 5/10/04 at 6.30 pm in Tarves School. Wire
fencing and gate are still intact.Leisure and Recreation want
to bring in more sports and activities.
Area The improvements for this had been forgotten and Mr Gabriel will write to apologise.A fence will be put up and the ground cover will be looked at.
of Ythsie New Tourist signs are now up.
Project Colin/Dick met with Ritchie Johnson.Report to
Formartine Area Committee in October bid for £13,000 to bring the project up to full planning design stage.The Council need to agree in principle for the transfer of the land.The TCC will become the clients for the design process.The
clause regarding the right to buy will be removed as an option.
Safety Meeting 25/8/04 Keith awaiting minutes.
Paths and Signs
Crossroads Completed. Landscaping still outstanding.Sign
Not Suitable for Long Vehicles in hand (for the Craigdam road).
at Auquorthies Bill Lennox site visit.
Centre Re-surfacing of pavement outside Heritage Centre has been agreed.
Road Dick and John asked residents how they would feel if the granite kerb stones were removed from the
pavement in Tree Road.The
general feeling was to retain these and incorporate them into the proposed new pavement.
Crescent A.C. suggested removing old trees in the hope that existing trees would grow in.It was agreed that new trees should be planted. Bob to contact Bill Lennox
Board(s) Bob to follow up.
to bring copy of response to smoking in public places consultation.
Grant Needing an idea.Heritage Centre to apply for
enhancement grant.The seating area next to Old Police Station
is a possibility.Bob asked for the Heritage Group to keep the
TCC informed of the amount they would be applying for so that the TCC could apply for the remaining balance.
of Hours Medical Services in Grampian and Consultation Process Linda has received a reply.
Community Learning and Development Strategy Response awaited.
Mitchell, Dialogue Youth Worker Linda had written and sent an Email to him regarding attending a TCC
meeting but has not had a reply.Will invite again to future
Aberdeen Road Bridge/Prop Should these be followed up both would be large projects.Written input from Aberdeenshire Council bridge expert said unsafe.With regard to the Prop, the repair to the railings should be the responsibility of the Council.Paul to inquire with the Heritage Officer. The question of who owns the bridge was also raised.Colin Miller, Access Officer will be asked to assist with negotiations with land owners as to
ownership.Bob to contact him.
Orderly Subject of a meeting to be held between Paul and Raymond Reid.
Inn Subject of retrospective planning application for sign on front, erected sign, sign at Braiklay Ave.and
Old School Site, Barthol Chapel Plans examined - application for 3 detached houses, drainage details to
be requested as none supplied with application.
Cottage, Haddo Lane A number of objections have been received from local residents.Due to the number of objections the plans will need to go to Committee.Sub Committee concluded not appropriate size/scale for the plot.May obscure visibility, and drastically reduce access.TCC
will act upon relevant concerns expressed by residents.Will
object on various grounds.
Cottage, Oldmeldrum Currently single storey, being replaced with one and a half. Members expressed
concern re. design, scale and prominence/positioning.
Stuart Crescent, Tarves Conservatory no concerns.
Bede Way, Tarves Subcommittee discussed - no concerns.
and Lyn Paterson -letter regarding application/2004/3105. Formal confirmation of application not yet
received (not on Weekly list) so unable to comment.
Cottage, Oldmeldrum Planning application -correct address now established no concerns.
YthanRiverFun Day 2/10/04Ellon Kirk 11 am 3 pm.
a Stand Awards Against Anti-Social behaviour.
Local Outdoor Access Forum (core path network) Introductory Public Meeting 27/9/04 at 7.30pm InverurieTown Hall.John and Dick to attend.
Area Bus Forum, MeldrumAcademy7.30pm 9pm,
Jim to attend.
growing between Murray Avenueand Pringle Avenuewill be trimmed and is not damaging the trees.
Scotlandin Bloom no adverse comments.Amenity Group will discuss if they should continue to take part in the competition.
raised the issue of recognising individuals in Tarves who give a lot to the Community.Recognising local achievements and service to the Community.To
discuss at next meeting.
expressed that the system of booking schools for meetings is not working no access on two occasions
The Next Meeting will be held on Tuesday
26th October 2004at in TarvesSchool.Community Councilmeetings are always
open to the public.