S Andrew, R Davidson (Chair and minutes), J Thomson, and D Reville.
AC Councillor P
Johnston and Iinspector Pratt
Massie, C Taylor, B McPetrie, D Beattie, D Leslie, N Dougall AC
Councillors A Hendry, J Loveday and J Gifford.
Election of Office
took the Chair for this item and the following were duly elected;-
– Dick Reville
Vice Chairman –
Chairman – Bob
Previous Meeting (18th November 2008)
Minutes proposed by S Andrew and seconded J Thomson.
reported that things were generally quiet in the area with one or two
traffic offences and 1 outstanding theft to date. All agreed that The Hut
continued to make a positive effect on the village and all involved
deserved praise for their good work particularly the youngsters.
Cairnbrogie Wind Turbines
the details of the application which was now live – 4 Turbines
stretching from Cairnbrogie towards Craigdam. The applicant was
present and answered some queries however the merits were not
discussed. It was reported by the applicant that he intended to ensure
that a Community benefits scheme operated for funding for local
projects and that he would contact AC to seek affordable housing
contributions for Tarves as sites were available.
information would be available at a Presentation to be held in Jan in
Tarves. Members agreed to postpone a formal response until after the
Presentation was done and informed feedback would be available from
CC had received
details of a Development bid for land at Barthol Chapel which included a
football pitch opposite the Kirk. It was agreed to seek feedback from
residents and BCCA. It was noted that opinion was still in favour of
retaining the view of the Kirk from the East and that the protected area
should be extended to include the land at the rear of the Kirk. Drain near
Balgove junction only partly repaired, verge past Tulloford still needs
CC Nominations We
have had 1 more nomination, none from Barthol Chapel. David Beattie is
now a member again. David Leslie has been suggested for co-option –
formalise at next meeting.
Bakery – Response
from Mr. Reid awaited.
AC Insurance for
CCfs – There has still been no proper explanation
All Weather Court \
3 lights now ok, 1 still to be seen to - Colin to progress.
It was agreed that
the Amenity group be awarded 600 and TBC 450. More info needed from
Youth Hall project. Community Newsletter (TBC News) - articles, etc. to
be sent to Moira Allan, 36 Bede Way, Tarves, or email email@example.com.
Development Bids. Link on AC website broken – CC could not provide
feedback to AC in absence of details. Paul to check with Piers
Denis Scott AC
Insurance officer has advised that TCC should respond directly to
Peterkins – delegated to Chair.
The Hut -
intention to include artwork on exterior of building – members had
Lights very positive feedback received re new lights – thanks to
Prop of Ythsie
– Chair writing to Robert Gray regarding how it is to be
maintained as no funding has been allocated – Chair writing
Seat in Square
– been replaced thanks to Tarves Lang Syne. Query where old one
Roads. Paths and
potholes – repairs need to be completed, some areas not been
looked at. - temporary repair meanwhile
Square - Ian to liaise with local tradesman to see if he would wish
to do repairs and get suggestions for improvements. Graeme Steel AC
is seeking feedback from TCC. Ian/Paul to liaise.
Potholes – being looked into.
Kirk brae –
pavement breaking up – looking into
– drain and verge – being pursued
clearing – Positive feedback re paths being cleared and gritted.
B999 still not a priority consistently – bus off road at
Wedderlairs recently and car at Nethermill.
Council – Chair has written to Christine Gore again re various
Executive Service consultation. SNH Newsletter. NHS Grampian Annual
Report. AC Information bulletin.
Commission – discuss at next meeting.
(Piers Blaxter) seeking feedback on dev. bids – next meeting.
– response re Mains of Tolquhon which contradicted reports by
Local Councillors. – Query next meeting.
- Applications –
The Globe Inn
– Change of use to dwellinghouse and separate app for 2 new houses
in grounds. Agreed to make similar objection response as previous
Steading, Tarves – Approved – Planners decide where CA
boundaries are irrespective of the approved and adopted Local Plan.
Chair to query this.
Plots 1-5 and
7-8 Ythsie, Tarves – Concern was raised re residents of responses
not being circulated to FAC members etc. Residents are to write and
complain to AC.
Access Road to Turbine site. TCC had not been consulted on this and
as the application had been live for some time it was agreed to
respond to avoid having to do this over festive period – no
Old Post Office
Formation of Sand School – another application that has been
dormant for months at Ellon office – no concerns.
– Replacement dwellinghouse – asked for drainage improvements.
-Maryville - dismissed appeal – Response from Christine Gore
Light Replacement Work still out-standing at Braiklay Avenue and Stewart
Crescent will be done – to try and find out programme.
Partnership – AGM John Thomson reported that a final draft of
project will be done.
about the state of grass in Cemetery – Graham Waters monitoring this
Ave Housing - Still no progress or help from AC – Members agreed
land should be considered for inclusion with the neighbouring
Affordable Housing development if no progress on CC project is made by
end of year.
park at the Prop – complaints regarding saturated condition of path
and dog fouling and car park. – CC writing to Environmental
– CC agreed to support.
Dog Warden (Maureen
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