Minutes of meeting held on Tuesday 25th October 2005 in the Castletown Drill Hall at 7:30pm.
J. Crowden, E. Geddes, A. Hill, I. Calder, A. Swanson, D. Swanson, I. Moodie (Village Officer), Inspector Goskirk (Northern Constabulary – Thurso), G. Calder (Press).
M Cormack, A. MacDonald, W. Swanson.
MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING AND MATTERS ARISING FROM THEM.
The minutes of the last meeting held on 18th September 2005.
Putting Field – remaining part of fence still in place. Posts had not been removed due to the hope they would be put to use in the future.
Metal Bin – cost £150 plus VAT.
Salmon Nets – now down on ground.
Flooding at Butcher Shop still happening.
Trees had not been cut back. MM Miller had not tidied up.
Cemetery and Traill Hall re planting of trees and shrubs.
Contact to be made with S. Gordon.
Seaforth Motel Housing Development – revised plans had been submitted.
3/VILLAGE OFFICER UPDATES.
Heritage Trail car park fence, 4 broken spars. Work outstanding with Council highlighted. Chipping for Sand-End car park requested. Complaints about fireworks. Dog fouling still a problem.
Action A.M, I.M.
4/CASTLEHILL HARBOUR TRUST.
No further report.
5/SCOTTISH WATER: WASTE WATER TREATMENT.
Problem with Tanks. Applying for 2 discharge consents.
No further word on Durran Wind Farm. Concerns about other areas in Caithness.
7/INSPECTOR GOSKIRK ADDRESSES THE MEETING.
Members highlighted the concerns of the general public. Dog fouling, fireworks, fires in litter bins, off the road bikes were all mentioned. No matter how trivial the complaint, contact the Police, was the message from Inspector Goskirk. The possibility of holding a Police Clinic was discussed.
Letters received were discussed and noted as follows.
Discussion on when to have Police Clinic and how to go about it.
Being no further business the date for the next meeting was set for Tuesday 29th November 2005 at 7:30pm in the Castletown Drill Hall. This will be the Annual General Meeting.
The meeting closed at 21:35 hrs