Community Council notes July 2008

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KILLIN COMMUNITY COUNCIL

MINUTES OF MEETING
Tuesday 8th July 2008 In Killin Church Hall

PRESENT F KENNEDY, P FARQUHARSON, C GRANT, T FROST, A HEWITT
K RIDDELL, G BICKERTON, A DOWLING, D WEBSTER.

IN ATTENDANCE
CLLR FFINCH,CLLR THOMSON, S PLAYER, IAIN DONALDSON, OWEN McKEE

APOLOGIES HELEN SINCLAIR, D ALLAN, S CHRISTIE.

CLLR JIM THOMSON STIRLING COUNCIL

PUBLIC TOILETS TOP TOILETS OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND BOTTOM TOILETS ONLY OPEN IN THE SUMMER, CAN THEY ALSO BE OPEN ALL YEAR AND BE UPGRADED ALONG WITH NEW CAR PARK.
CEMETERY NEEDS URGENT MAINTENANCE A LETTER OF COMPLAINT HAS BEEN SENT ABOUT THE WEEDS, LACK OF GRAVEL AND THE MAIN GATES, WHICH ARE NOT MOVING CORRECTLY. COUNCIL REPLIED NOTHING COULD BE DONE UNTIL AUTUM, AS THERE ARE NO FUNDS.
VILLAGE OFFICER ONGOING NO MONEY THIS YEAR
DOG WARDEN TO BE ASKED TO COME TO KILLIN
CAR PARK UPGRADE JAPANESE KNOTWEED HAS STOPPED THE UPGRADED OF THE BOTTOM CARPARK AS IT TAKES 3 YEARS TO DESTROY IT THERFOR NEW PLANS HAVE BEEN MADE WITH NO CAR PARKING SPACES ONLY BUS PARKING AND BUS TURNING ENQUIRIES TO BE MADE.
ROAD MAINTENANCE THE PROCEDURE TO REPORT A POT HOLE OR ROAD DEFECTS IS AS FOLLOWS: PHONE ROADS DEPARTMENT CALL CENTRE WITH COMPLAINT, YOU MUST GET A NAME AND A REFERENCE NUMBER SO THAT YOUR COMPLAINT WILL BE LOGGED IF NO REF NO YOUR COMPLAINT WILL BE LOST.
BADLY FITTING LID ON MAN HOLE ACROSS FROM SHUTTERS TO BE ENQUIRED ABOUT.
GLEBE BUSHES BUSHES STILL TO BE CUT BACK AS OBSTRUCTING PAVEMENT AND STREET LIGHT COUNCIL ARE DEALING WITH THE PROBLEM.
RUBBISH ARDEONAIG ROAD HAS BLACK BAGS OF RUBBISH AND REFUSE TRUCK DOES NOT PICK THEM UP WHY?
SKIP CAN WE HAVE A MIDWEEK OPENING?

CLLR THOMSON IS TO ATTEND TO THE ABOVE ISSUES

MINUTES OF LAST MEETING

APPROVED PROP C GRANT 2nd K RIDDELL
MATTERS ARISING

RURAL HOUSING ONGOING
ZEBRA CROSSING POLICE SENT PHOTOS OF POSITION OF CROSSING TO ROAD SAFETY AND IT IS BEING LOOKED INTO.

YOUTH PROJECT 7 ASIDE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT 1DAY AT END OF HOLIDAYS TEAM TO BE ARRANGED. DISCUSSIONS STILL ONGOING.

ROAD LYON ROAD TO BE RESURFACED AT THE END OF JULY

FLOODING NOTHING AS YET

THE OLD MART STILL ONGOING

TREE CUTTING AT THE BRIDGE ONGOING

VILLAGE SIGN SILLY SMALL SIGN HAS BEEN ERECTED. OLD SIGN TO BE FOUND AND PUT BACK

GIVEWAY SIGN GONE

XMAS LIGHTS A LETTER TO BE WRITTEN TO TROSSACHS TRADERS ASSOCIATION
PLAYPARK FENCE HAS BEEN FIXED WAITING TO HEAR ABOUT UPGRADING
DUMPING NO MORE TYRES HAVE BEEN REPORTED
KAT LAUNCH WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL OVER 80 MEMBERS
PLANNING

CRAIGARD CHALET ONGOING
SUIELODGE ONGOING
RAILWAY COTT ONGOING

CORRESPONDANCEKILLINSHOW 16/8/08
WAR MEMORIAL MAINTENANCE, TO BE CHECKEDTO SEE IF ANY REQUIRED, IF SO GRANTS MAY BE AVAILABLE.
SEWAGE WORKS NIFFY MAY – JUNE COMPLAINTS HAVE BEEN MADE.
HEALTH LETTER HAS BEEN SENT OT CHIEF OF AMBULANCE SERVICE, NICOLA STURGEON AND BRUCE CRAWFORD, AS AMBULANCE SERVICE HAS DECLINED TO UNSAFE LEVELS AND QUESTIONS HAVE BEEN ASKED ABOUT CREW LEVELS AND WHAT THE AMBULANCE SERVICE ARE GOING TO DO ABOUT IT. WAITING FOR A REPLY.
AMBULANCE DEPOT LETTER TO AMBULANCE SERVICE ABOUT THE WEEDS IN THEIR GRAVEL.
WAITING FOR A REPLY.

NATIONAL PARK THE BOUNDARIES OF THE TWO NATIONAL PARKS LOMMOND &TROSSACHS AND CAIRNGORM ARE UNDER REVIEW. KENMORE WOULD LIKE TO JOIN ONE OR OTHER. IF YOU ARE FOR OR AGAINST YOU MUST MAKE YOUR THOUGHTS KNOWN. THIS REVIEW ALSO INCLUDES THE RIGHT TO REVIEW WHETHER YOU WANT TO BE INCLUDED OR NOT MORE INFORMATION WILL BE GIVE AT A LATER DATE. HOWEVER THE NATIONAL PARK WILL ALWAYS REMAIN BUT THE STUCTURE ON HOW IT IS RUN MAY CHANGE IN THE REVIEW.
CAMPERS GLENLOCHAY HAS A PROBLEM WITH CAMPERS CHOPPING DOWN TREES. IT IS VERY DIFFICULT FOR THE POLICE TO PATROL GLENLOCHAY WITH THEIR CURRENT RESOURCES. GLENLOCHAY IS NOT IN THE NP AND DOES QUALIFY FOR THE SAME POLICE TIME AS AREAS IN THE NP AS THE NP PAY FOR POLICE OVERTIME. POLICE SAY THERE HAS BEEN A MARKED IMPROVEMENT ON CAMPERS CONDUCT SINCE THE INCREASED PRESENCE OVER THE LAST YEAR.
A.C.O.B.

CONTAINER FOR GAMES THE GAMES REQUIRE A STORE FOR THEIR EQUIPMENT AS FROM THE 1st AUG IT IS BEING LOOKED INTO WHERE IT COULD BE POSITIONED IN THE PARK AREA.
TRANSERVE CARPARK A DOWLING HAS BEEN APPROACHED BY TRANSERVE TO CREATE A CARPARK THE OTHER SIDE OF THE RAILWAYLINE BEHIND THE PUBLC LOOS IN THE BOTTOM CARPARK. THE COMMUMITY COUNCIL ALL AGREED TO THIS AND PLANNING SHOULD BE APPLIED FOR.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING TUESDAY 9th SEPT IN KILLINPRIMARY SCHOOL AT 7.30PM.

THE CHAIRPERSON THANKED EVERYBODY FOR ATTENDING AND WISHED THEM A SAFE JOURNEY HOME.

(Please note these minutes are posted unedited. All enquiries should be made to the Community Council Secretary.)

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