The Council normally meets on the first Tuesday of the month, except for July and August when no meetings are held. The Community Council is an “Open Meeting” to which all members of the public are invited to attend. Meetings are held in the Community Hall.
June 12th, 2018
The following officers were elected:
Chair – Donald Clarke
Vice-Chair – Michael Brown
Secretary – see note below
Treasurer – Nikki Beesley
Independent Examiner – Carol Shaw
As Phyllis Ross will be resigning as secretary after the September meeting efforts are being made to find a replacement.
Meetings during the year 2018/2019 will be held on the first Tuesday in the month from September, though this might have to change to the second Tuesday in the month.
Donald Clarke presented Raymond Fraser with a ceramic clock with an appropriate background on his retirement as the village’s postman after 28 years of service – for full report see under News.
Efforts to reduce the speed limit on the A836 through the village from 40mph to 30mph will continue.
The long-awaited road signs on the B9176 near the junction with the single-track road leading to Edderton (U1878) should be erected by the end of July.
Pot-holes on the U1878 in the vicinity of Blackpark have made that road quite dangerous. Highland Council will be requested to re-surface that stretch of road as a matter of urgency.
Funding to re-fence and replace play park equipment is continuing, with invaluable assistance from Highland Councillor, Jim McGillivray.
The outcome of the recent Core Path Consultation has yet to be received. Concern over the proposal to include the new timber track from Casandamff Woodland to the Struie Road (B9176), RC15.10(C), has led to a decision to remind Highland Council of a response received from Malcolm MacLeod, Head of Planning and Environment, that stated that Highland Council could not adopt any proposal for a new core path whilst objections remain in place.
Once again the failure to provide back up for the Mobile Post Office when Jason was away was discussed. An approach will be made to David Duff of the Post Office to request that Potent Solutions Ltd does more to provide a full and uninterrupted service.
A village clean up was fixed for Friday, August 17th. Volunteers should meet at the Community Hall at 7.00pm.