The minutes were proposed for
adoption by Dickand seconded by Lindawith all members in agreement.
arising from Minutes.
of Tolquhon Track Johnto report at next meeting.
Crossroads Bobto contact IanRendall.
Bakery The slates and guttering have been removed for safety reasons.Bobhas raised this issue with Paulas this could effectively cause a further danger due to sliding slates with no guttering to
intercept, and further roof timber deterioration.Bobto take concerns again to Paul.
fouling Bobto contact the Dog Warden, as it appears dog fouling is becoming a problem again.
Park- Skaters awaiting a reply from
Aberdeenshire Council regarding a site next to the All Weather Court.
Aid for Scotland Questionnaire found.
Orderly This year the orderly scheme has not worked as well as in previous years.Pass on concerns and ask Samto report back.Lindato follow in writing after speaking with Pauland Sam.
Bins One bin still needing to be replaced in Tarves and one missing from the Square.Bobto speak to Paul.
Car Parking Charges Not currently in use.
Local Governance (Scotland) BillConsultation Samto comment at next meeting.
and Woodland Strategy Forestry in Aberdeenshire use of home produced timber.Insch has introduced a wood burning scheme.Promote community
woodland for recreational activities.Must be replied to by 31/10/03.
Community Safety Group Select a member to
attend after elections.
Shelter Heard nothing No update
Bin Site Neighbours have raised concerns about the recycling lorry reversing up Tolquhon Avenueto empty the bins.There is a safety concern and Bobagreed to raise this with the relevant authorities.The
possibility of moving the bins further back in the site was also discussed.
Partnership Village Enhancement Grant The TCC are to apply for the maximum grant available for both Barthol Chapel and Tarves.The Amenity Group want some for hanging baskets.The grant is £500
per village and to date the Amenity Group have not received anything from the Formartine Partnership.
Matters A number of diversion signs had been removed and placed in Tree Road.The police were called to come and remove them.
Chapel Still no sign of signs!
Paths and Signs The link between the old road between Tarves and Raxton and the main
road to Sonach Croft is a right of way beside the burn.
Braiklay Steading: Application for dormer windows on a steading deemed inappropriate by
planners.Plans have been amended and re-submitted.TCC did not comment.
Smiddy:Plans have been received showing soakaways, one of which is very close to the butchers shop and also showing
the use of perforated drainage pipe near to the MelvinHall.TCC will write to Planning expressing concerns; that
the design does not meet with local plan policies for the Conservation Area and also with regard to the surface water
drainage. Justification for the proposed window design is awaited.
Appealing to SEIRU regarding the refused Planning Permission.Community
Council had submitted letter to Area Committee expressing concerns about pollution and floodplain.
Homes Oakwood Park landscaping: Scotia has acknowledged
Bobs letter. They are looking to resolve the issue with Aberdeenshire Council.Scotia wish to have more time to reach an agreement maybe in spring 04.Members agreed that this was not
acceptable as almost 10 years had passed since the initial development of the scheme, Bobto write again.Scotia stated that it is not now
possible when referring to the use of an independent contractor.
Internet Access Points:ValGunhas passed Lindas name on to the relevant person.
Sports Council News Letter:Passed to Ianfor review.
East MasterComposter:Offering Compost Units, ask for leaflets for Notice
South Aberdeenshire Command Area
Police Quarterly Report April, May, June.
Bus Area Timetable
Finalised Aberdeenshire Local Plan
Draft Provisional Timetable for Public Inquiry.
Formartine Area Bus Forum Meeting,
6th October 2003Meldrum Academy .
Bus Users Complaints Tribunal
Elections KeithNewtonhas agreed to be returning officer and will accept nominations and he will also do the advertising.
Around the 2nd October advert seeking nominations going in local press.
Colinspoke to JimDuncanabout the ball going in his garden and had he considered a chain link fence above his existing
fence.Members of the TCC expressed concern that their involvement in
constructing a higher fence at the site could result in a number of other Tarves residents making a claim to the TCC
for similar assistance.The playing field has been there a lot longer than
the house and the TCC does not want to set a precedent with this case.
The Clydesdale Bank in Tarves is
to reduce its opening times.Letters have been sent out to customers.Lindawill write on behalf of the TCC to express its concern regarding this reduction in hours.
The date and location of the next
meeting has been changed to Tuesday 28th October 2003at in Tarves School.Lindawill contact the School to rearrange.
next meeting of the Tarves Community Council will be held in Tarves School on Tuesday 28th October 2003at .PLEASE NOTE THE
CHANGE OF DATE AND LOCATION.