Gargunnock Community Council
Monday 26th April 2021
Present: Douglas Barr, Julie Cole, Charlie Fitches, David King, Christine Philips, Jon Sutherland.
Apologies: Lovat MacGregor, Police Scotland.
In attendance: Pam Campbell (Stirling Council), Cllr Robert Davies.
Declarations of Interest: None
Adoption of previous meeting(s) minutes: The minutes of March 2021 meeting were
approved as an accurate record. Proposer- David King, Seconder – Christine Philips.
There was no update at this meeting, these items will be carried on to next meeting.
Determine funding and
source for separate CC
Proposed to be shelved for
Leckie estate owner
locked gate on right
Leckie Estate has new owner,
lock has been removed.
Electric car charger
installation on council
property in the village.
Two chargers to be installed
Road safety at
calming measures have
not been implemented.
It was recorded that the
Roads Dept were talking to
residents and with adjacent
landowners - none of these
actions have happened.
Jeremy watched 11 Feb E&H
Committee and SC stated that
they were unaware of recent
accidents. Situation is being
revisited by Stirling Council.
Lovat has asked Police
Scotland for incidents on
A811 at the junction at
Station Road in the last ten
years to seek if that would
give any data for leverage to
pursue some form of road
safety mitigations at the
Burn at the
Council has stopped
clearing the vegetation
citing that they do not
own the land.
Lovat updated that Stirling
Council have confirmed they
own the land on either side of
the burn, but do not own the
be cut down
by their Land
Police Scotland- Police Scotland circulated report to the Community Council prior to the
meeting, there were no actions.
Elected Member- Cllr Davies gave an short update on the roads report including the bridge
between Fintry and Balfron. David asked Cllr Davies for help on behalf of Gargunnock
Community Trust on the proposed cycle route starting at Stirling going through Gargunnock -
This will be summarised in the Residents forum section.
S tirling Council - Pam gave a short update, it was noted that Pam was leaving Stirling Council
and everyone wished her well for her new position.
Chair - No update due to the changes.
S ecretary - Email received on 6th April for Administration Grant and Minute Taker Funding to
be completed by 31st July. A ction to complete.
T reasurer- Douglas reported one outgoing of the GCC insurance
R oads & Transport- New housing planned for Kirk Lane. The retrospective planning for the
gates on Leckie Road is outstanding. Julie thanked Pam for providing the maps with Community
D efibrillator Report- Charlie reported that six defibrillator and signs are planned for the village.
Planned additional locations are Manse Brae, School, Main St and Millbrae.
Cycle path to Stirling : Gargunnock Community Trust and Sustrans.- David raised the issue that
Community Trust meetings with Stirling Council on the project is not being attended by Stirling
Council Representatives. Pam asked who expected to attend from the council, it was reported it
should be Kevin and Ann (surnames missed). Pam said she would forward the meeting link again.
Cllr Davies indicated that the backlog of infrastructure repair work might be taking priority.
Action. Cllr Davies and Pam to confirm relevant Stirling council member attendance at meeting
with Community Trust on the Project
Grass Cutting in Rest Garden by member of Public - Stirling Council has reported that
insurance is required for to use machinery on Council property. Douglas to check with the
insurance broker that is possible, Pam commented that Balfron CC has similar.
Date, time and venue of next meeting. Monday 14th June 19:30 via Zoom.