Notice and Agenda of 8th September 2021 public meeting

The next public meeting of Tiree Community Council will be on Wednesday 8th September at 7pm, via Zoom.

Agenda:

  1. Apologies
  2. Declarations of interest
  3. Minutes of last meeting and matters arising: including recent pressures on ferry capacity
  4. Guest Speaker: Don McKillop, Area Operations Manager at Calmac for Argyll and Lochaber. Questions are being gathered in advance here
  5. Correspondence: including Baugh public phone box repair; dog waste bins; the future of the Hynish Centre; Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June 2022; consultation on offshore wind; poor broadband speeds during the summer season; consultation on licensing short-term lets; Scottish Water’s plans to encourage careful water use
  6. Reports of meetings: including Mull Community Council
  7. Resignation of councillors and discussion of options for co-option process to fill the three vacancies
  8. Tiree Community Council Planning Policy: approval of final draft
  9. Erosion: presentation of the findings of Dynamic Coast as they apply to Tiree, showing the loss of several sections of roads over the next thirty years
  10. Tiree community wind turbine (‘Tilley’): update on repairs in progress
  11. Planning applications, including discussion of an application for ‘The Bothy’ in Balemartine – reference 21/01186/PP,
  12. Should Tiree Community Council re-start face-to-face meetings, or continue with Zoom. Gaelic translation of meetings
  13. Vote of thanks to the Coop for protecting the island’s supplies
  14. AOCB
  15. Date of next meeting

Meeting papers:

TCC-Planning-Policy-Final-Draft – for approval vote

Minutes of the August meeting were not available until too close to the meeting to be formally considered and will be brought to our next meeting for approval with amendments.

Meeting joining instructions:

Please note: our meetings are recorded for the purpose of minute taking. If you do not wish your camera feed to be recorded, please do not enable your camera. Keeping it off rather than on but covered over also helps reduce internet load for participants.

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Topic: Tiree Community Council September 2021
Time: Sep 8, 2021 07:00 PM London

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If you are using a telephone to dial in, the mute and unmute command can be given by typing on your handset:

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As ever if you have questions or if there is anything we can do to help you take part in the meeting accessibly, please let us know by e-mailing phyl@tireecommunitycouncil.co.uk 

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