R Davidson (Chair), J Thomson, D Reville, I Massie, C Taylor, B McPetrie
and N Marr
Councillor P Johnston, Shaun Norman (Planning) Judith Sleigh (Barthol
Dougall (Minutes) Sgt L Brown and two Members of the Public
S Andrew, D Beattie, D Leslie, J Boughey, Inspector Pratt and AC
Councillors J Gifford, J Loveday and A Hendry.
of Previous Meeting (17th February 2009)
proposed by I Massie and seconded C Taylor
of New Member Neil Marr of Craigdam, Tarves -Proposed by Bob
Davidson and seconded by Dick Reville motion carried.
Conservation Area Review:-
Norman (AC Built Heritage) brought copies of plans that AC are currently
using showing the CA Boundaries. He asked that CC check any changes to
plans and if all boundaries are included. CC to have meeting with
Heritage Group and then a Public meeting. CC to send list of dates to
Shaun to arrange a suitable time for a meeting to discuss findings.
Shaun was reminded that wet harl is not the traditional finish for
Tarves. There would be input from Historic Scotland. It is important
that all applications are treated the same way in future.
Brown reported there had been little crime in the area and only one had
the last four weeks Mathers Meat Factory had been broken in to
between 4-5th of March and a laptop and ten bottles of whisky had been
Brown also said there had been reports of Hare-Coursing in the area, any
signs of this please report to local Police.
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
the protected area should be extended to include the land at the
rear of Kirk.
regards to above Barthol Chapel has submitted letter to AC regarding
the protected land as has CC CC has had response stating their
regards to proposed development of future Houses, another Public
Meeting is to be arranged to discuss further.
Boughey was at meeting for Local Plan Development, under the
impression that some development would be welcome this would be
discussed at meeting to be arranged
the feedback for Reporters Survey was to be submitted by end of April,
copy to CC as well as invitation to the Meeting would be sent.
Sleigh also reported that Barthol Chapel are applying for a Village
Enhancement Grant. She also directed a problem to Sgt Brown regarding
Cars speeding and 2-3 cars parking in the Churchyard at night, making a
noise, noisy exhausts etc. Sgt Brown said she would investigate further.
Arising (from Minutes)
Insurance for CCs There has still been no proper
explanation this has been spoken about at Forum waiting on
Weather Court 3 lights now ok, 1 still to be seen to - Work
order to be issued
is on going regarding payment of electricity and responsibility
a meeting is to be held in approx two months P Johnston has
looked in to
Newsletter (TBC News) - articles, etc. to be sent to Moira
Allan, 36 Bede Way, Tarves, or email email@example.com. By Friday
15th May 09
Plan Development Bids. Link on AC website now working
School Head teacher has now decided to refuse the CC
permission to use photocopier at any time. There was a formal
agreement with the previous Headteacher which allowed this - no
problems arose in these 10 + years. Chair to ask Area Manager to
this decision. There have also been difficulties in gaining
agreement for all CC meeting dates that we had last year. Chair to
enquire with Barthol Chapel School.
is being progressed by Area Manager to be addressed at May Meeting
of Ythsie Chair writing to Robert Gray regarding how it is to be
maintained as no funding has been allocated also regarding state of
Car Park - Chair writing to Mr. Gray
a list of CC Meeting times as Mr. Gray has said he is willing to
come and discuss problem still awaiting date
Johnston reported on following:-
Weather Court The payment of electricity and maintenance will at
the moment be the responsibility of Education and Leisure, it is on
the Agenda for the next Committee Meeting to agree how this is to be
dealt with in future Chair asked to check Community use will be
allowed when this matter is discussed.
Avenue:-No feedback from Housing Services meanwhile Site will be
cleared from Existing Contractors in approx 2 weeks. This would
mean that the Contractors would have to return to site. Chair to
write to AC
Maintenance Programme: - has been released the light programme
for Braiklay Avenue is not shown on it Paul is going to check
why. There are two areas for road works shown Raxton to pass
Shethin and surfacing and edging work Tillycairn Balgove Corner.
Paths and Signs
around Square - Ian has spoken to local tradesman awaiting
confirmation to see if he would wish to do repairs and give
suggestions for improvements. Graeme Steel AC is seeking feedback
from TCC. Ian/Paul to liaise in progress
Potholes being looked into some have already been seen
brae pavement breaking up been inspected works order may
Road - asking to be looked at
B999 - Problems with drain this has now been repaired
Thomson reported Friends of Haddo are having a meeting on 18th
McPetrie has become a Committee Member and although as reported
in media Haddo House is only going to open now through arrangement,
the Parks and Grounds etc will remain open. A Report is to be issued
by National Trust on cut backs etc Chair to write to try and
promote Haddo and hopefully lessen cutbacks.
was also at Meeting regarding all the proposals for the next
Formartine Partnership Project to be undertaken. The List is
to be prioritised and CC will be advised.
Taylor was at CDG meeting in Old Meldrum there is to be an
Easter Camp organised for children, this will be mainly
self-funding. After School Club may be closing, but premises in
Meldrum Primary have been found and parents are organising
Hopefully starting in Aug 09 after school care will be organised
for interim period.
Marr said he had noticed a proposal for new housing in Craigdam
(Development Bids). he was advised by Chair to consult with
residents and report back to CC
Council Information for Various Licences and Parent Council
also Chair had reply to various issues raised Chair to contact.
Commission Proposal to Sell/Leasing Ground has been
abandoned by Government at moment
Plan (Piers Blaxter) seeking feedback on dev. Bids - To be discussed
Scottish Government A letter letting us know a Planning Appeal
for Duthie Road Care Home/ Business Centre has been arranged in
the Main Hall, New Inn Hotel, Ellon any correspondence for Duthie
Appeal, Sub Committee will handle CC agreed
City and Shire Finalised structure plan for Development, P
Johnston said he still had some concerns.
Councillors Meeting: - Sat 16th May 09 10.30am Woodhill
House, Aberdeen Meeting with Local MSPs also looking for a
Rep. On area body on ASC form to be returned by 16 April 09
Community Planning Partnership
for New Candidate to Executive period of service 2 years
deadline 1st May 09- Chair writing to Isobel Page to see if we could
re- nominate her.
First Responders AGM 27 April 09 B McPetrie attending
Council Local Dev Plans bids submitted by Developers paperwork
Trust Canine Care Card Scheme Display posters
of Cairnbrogie Wind Turbines CC - Writing objecting to
application in current form still to go to Committee
Steading, Tarves Approved Planners decide where CA
boundaries are irrespective of the approved and adopted Local Plan.
Chair to query this.
School New kitchen, Dining Room extension with ancillary
writing regarding soakaway to ask Councillors reasoning and
House, Youllieburn granny flat annexe acceptable if
Balgove ext to dwelling house - acceptable
Braiklay Ave, Tarves alt & ext - acceptable (C Taylor
declared interest and did not
Tree Road, Tarves - alterations acceptable
Craigdam extension to garage acceptable (D Reville
declared interest in the above two and did not participate)
Ave, Tarves Alt & Ext to dwelling house - acceptable
Globe Inn new application submitted for Hotel and Guest
House grounds. Went to Committee has been passed
out-line planning permission
of Tolquhon new Application for 3 houses and holiday let
asked CC about whether we have Meeting regarding Future
get feedback from Public CC agreed date to be confirmed
park at the Prop complaints regarding saturated condition of
path and dog fouling and car park- Colin Miller from AC is going to
see to Car Park first- then Path
fouling in Childrens Play Area to be reported and acted on.
Dog Warden (Maureen Adam) 01467 628683 Mobile 07771 941982
of Cairnbrogie Wind Turbines - Mr. Simmers addressed the meeting
regarding the proposed Wind turbines in Craigdam Area- he asked for
meeting to be arranged with Craigdam Residents and CC he was also
going to try and get Rep from Greencat to attend. He said he had
approached the Electricity Reps asking if it would be possible to
remove the wind turbine nearest Craigdam. They said it would be looked
at and checked if this would be viable. Mr. Simmers was advised there
would be no comment until the Residents had been spoken with and
anything that was to happen would be all in writing and new plans from
Planning service. CC to be advised regarding meeting.
above minutes were approved at TCC meeting on Tuesday 21st April 09 in
Council Meetings are always open to the Public.