Tarves Community Council
Minutes of meeting
held on Tuesday 15th April 2008
R Davidson (Chair), J Thomson (Vice Chair), D Reville (Treasurer), C Taylor, I Massie, B McPetrie, R Massie (Barthol Chapel). Late Arrivals, G Brown and D Leslie.
Non-Members Present:Councillors P Johnston, A Hendry, J Gifford and J Loveday, Inspector Pratt, Arthur Simmers and Norma Dougall (Minutes Secretary) also one member of the public.
Presentation I Pre-application Consultation for Wind Turbines
Mr Simmers stated that a proposal for three wind turbines height 93.5 metres had been submitted to Aberdeenshire Council to be discussed with Representatives, Councillors, BAA, Hydro Electric, Bird Surveys etc in the Cairnbrogie/Craigies area.
Consultations are still on going and we will be notified when there are any Meetings or
Public Discussions to be held. Members highlighted the need for Developer contributions to be made for community benefits and to mitigate against the affects on local amenity, which Mr. Simmers agreed with.
Inspector Pratt reported on the incidents at Barthol Chapel School that two youths 13 and 16 years of age have been charged. In Tarves we had no incidents in the last year.
There had been a re-organisation in the Formartine Area as of 1st April; we now have five Sergeants for the area and an extra four police constables.
He was pleased to report that all four Local Councillors had visited the Service Centre to let them be more aware of how it worked.
Minutes of Previous Meeting (18th March 2008)
Barthol Chapel Matters.
Roads should be completed by end of March still not started yet. Update for next meeting
Matters Arising from Minutes
All Weather Court 2 lights now ok, 2 still to be seen to Colin has seen electrician, work to be done soon still to do Colin to chase
Community Newsletter (TUC News) - articles, etc. to be sent
to Moira Allan, 36 Bede Way, Tarves, by Friday 16May08 or email email@example.com
Noticeboards - Braiklay Ave recently vandalised -
Material has now been sourced -this work is now imminent
Roads. Paths and Signs
Bob has written to Chief Executive re state of roads and time taken to repair Chair received reply They didnt think road or square was too bad and would do random patching. Bob also wrote to Aberdeen City Council about Denmore Junction - if it could be widened Reply received saying they had taken note.
Smiddyhill/Cairnbrogie crossroads No new sign for Oldmeldrum yet
Disabled spaces in Square Roads dept. are assessing provision
currently - CC to ask Shop what they would think about using area
at side of Shop on Main Street.
A.C.Local Members Report: -
Haddo House on going
Affordable Housing: - Ritchie Johnston has been in contact there will be further questions but in principal to take it further
Dick Reville and Jim Gifford were at the Meeting for Sustainable Halls Energy Reports
Depending on the age of the halls etc there were some good ideas and would be looked into.
Bakery e-mail from Raymond Reid members disagreed Chair to respond suggesting Mr. Reid visit the site before commenting further.-
Barthol Chapel reply to John Thomsons letter
Forestry Commission: - Consultation Seminar on Framework Strategic Plan and Forest District Strategic Plans in Aberdeen on 9th May 08
Aberdeenshire Community Mediation Service offering presentation service Chair responding
Postwatch Scotland News Brochure
MSP North News Richard baker News Letter
Aberdeenshire Council letter Data Protection Act Dick to look in to
Brochure Playground equipment
Den of Keithfield regarding new house new access track no further comment
2 Hospital House, Tarves replacement windows acceptable Interim apps considered by Planning Sub committee;-
Tulloford Bungalow, Old Meldrum conservatory acceptable
Auchnieve cattle shed acceptable
Newseat, Tolquhon alt & ext amended plans acceptable
Tree Cottage, Tolquhon ext acceptable
Globe Inn Tarves change of use concern re loss of facility and employment land object,
Plot 2 Duthie Rd. (7 Tillygonnie Crescent) FPP erection of Dwellinghouse and Garage (amended design) - acceptable, notified correct address.
Permission passed: - Cairdseat Cottage, Udny and 11 Tillygonnie Crescent, Tarves
Permission Refused: - Old Balgove, Old Meldrum.
John Thomson asked for any ideas for new long term projects for the Formartine Partnership get in touch with CC
Dog Wardens Number (Maureen Adam) 01467 628683 Mobile 07771 941982
Mr. J. Benton - Requested that CC discuss his proposal for a Business Unit on land to North of Duthie Rd and 15 houses plus affordable on land to the South. Members agreed that they would meet with Jim to discuss - date tbc.
The above minutes were approved at TCC meeting on Tuesday 20th May 08 in Tarves School.
Robert P. Davidson
Community Council Meetings are always open to the Public.