Councillor PaulJohnston, MarkMitchell and LindaDawson, 2 members of the public
SamAndrew, EmmaCameron, BobDavidson (for late arrival).
Presentation by MarkMitchell and LindaDawson Dialogue
presentation was given to members to give them an insight into Dialogue
outlined the target groups and the reasons behind the scheme.It also highlighted the key areas and what has happened in the
presentation then went on to outline the proposed future developments and
gave a list of contact details.
Minutes of the Previous
were proposed for approval by John and seconded by Colin, with all members in agreement.
Matters arising (from minutes)
Site Tarves had been awarded £460 for screening of the site and a
meeting was set up in order to progress to the next stage.Bob, Dick and Ian to attend meeting on Saturday 22nd at .
Warden no real update, John still dealing with it.
Police Matters (no police
draft response from the Community Council to Inspector Steve Pratt
about police attendance at C.C. meetings was circulated for members
approval. This was approved. Members were advised that it looks like
progress was being made.
Barthol Chapel Matters
Planning Application no more details received.
the work required on the bridge was still not completed.
Shelter they are now waiting for the rest of the bus shelter to be
Park a meeting was held in January.It was decided to go ahead and put down the flat surface and
then to report back with further developments.
Braiklay Ave. Fence there was no update regarding the gate
and the possible inclusion of a pavement.The matter was being dealt with.
mph limit at Primary School Poles are in and wiring in place.There was no further update.
mph for Braiklay Avenue no further update.Paul to speak with GrahamSteel, who has taken over from BillLennox, to see what kind of traffic calming is available
that doesnt involve reducing the road width.
Lay-By Paul progressed this and is still waiting a reply.
of Traffic Roads Department confirmed SLOW will be painted on
Manse Brae, after concerns about traffic leaving the village speeding.
Project Paul gave members an update on the proposed new
houses in Tarves and confirmed that the grant application had been
Bob was still waiting for a reply from RobertGray on the possibility of giving a presentation to TCC
members on viewing planning applications etc. on line.
Safety Keith advised members that he was unable to attend the
last meeting (as it clashed with TCC date) but would try to make the
Area Committee Paul advised that at todays meeting the application
for a steading conversion at Aulton
been deferred for discussions with the applicant and owner.Also the application at Maryville had been deferred for a site
visit which would be on the morning of Tuesday 8th
Paths and Signs
Road complaints have been received concerning parking on the
pavement.Need to approach
residents tactfully to try and get them to avoid parking on the
pavement.John advised that a sewage drain
had collapsed on Tree Road after the recent pavement
improvements and that he was dealing with the matter.
Crossroads still no progress but sign is in the programme.
there are a number of problems with potholes.Paul advised people to contact the
council direct for the problem to be dealt with (01467 620981). If
there is still no progress then contact the Community Council.
Closures JimMennie advised that when Fyvie to
Oldmeldrum road was closed, traffic were ignoring diversions and going
through Barthol Chapel.He
advised that the police were contacted but have done nothing about it.Jim to give Paul details so he can follow up.
were advised that there are 2 vacancies on the TCC Committee.Members were to spread the word and an advert has been put up
on the notice boards.Bob to ask KeithNewton to be returning officer and
also to place an advert in the paper.
of Ythsie improvements. - It was agreed that RoyHenderson of Little Ythsie would be a co-opted non voting
temporary member until this project is completed.If the application for funding from Forward Scotland is
successful he will co-ordinate the project for landscaping, new
railings, bench, door and flagpole. Colin Miller (A.C.) has supported
the project and it is assumed he will ensure that all the relevant
people are aware of the proposals. The project bid also includes new
signs and it is hoped the application will be in on time for the
deadline at the beginning of February.
members were advised that a decision notice had not yet been
issued therefore it was unsure what had been passed.Bob contacted Historic Scotland
for their formal view and is still awaiting a response and was still
to contact the Chief Executive.Paul to check the minutes of the
last FAC meeting.It was
agreed that there was a need to consult as many people as possible due
to the level of concern expressed by locals.
Aberdeen Road (proposed new house at rear of Aberdeen Arms)
no real update from last meeting, still no indication of colour for
material finishes etc. or details
of drainage arrangements.
Ythsie - Application to raise the level of
the ground to improve the agriculture land (in field opposite
Dinneswood).There were no
objections in principle, however Bob to make a response regarding direction of
vehicular access/egress, to avoid more traffic on the Ythsie/Douglashead
Quarry Application to extend planning permission for extraction of
sand/gravel from Haddo Quarry.Bob to respond, to request that a voluntary agreement
is entered into to ensure vehicles do not use the Craigie Brae/ Raxton road, having had complaints in the
past about traffic from another quarry using this road.There were no objections in principle.
of Wind Energy in Aberdeenshire David to read.
of interest for name to be put down for new affordable housing
respond noting interest, Dick to draft standard letter.
Energy Efficiency calendar from SCARF
Water poster to be put on notice board
Briefing Paper Dick to read
24 invitation to visit North contact place in Aberdeen Colin possibly attend
correspondence from Planning.
Paul advised on a project undertaken by a village that
was featured on Radio 4.The
project involved getting a number of people together to purchase
heating fuel.The greater
number of fuel purchased the better discount there would be and a
small amount would be given to the Community for future projects.Put something in Parish magazine to see if people are
interested to try something in Tarves.
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 15th
February 2005 at in Tarves
Council meetings are always open to the public.