Minutes 27 February 2023

Public report Directors’ meeting Dufftown & Mortlach Development Trust

Present are – Siebette Wester (Secretary), Margriet Berben (Treasurer), Michael Fitzgerald (Director), Val Smith (Director) and Andrew Wrigley (Director).  Apologies from Eleanor Candy (Chair), Gillian McGarthland (Director), Norma Hunter (Director)

In the Directors’ meeting on 27 February 2023 the following items were discussed:

  1. The minutes of the previous meeting on 23 January 2023 were approved by all present. 
  2. We have received no new membership applications or removals.
  3. Paths:  We have received a quote for the next phase of work on the Giant’s Chair Path and an offer of help to clear fallen trees.  We will be contacting the land owner to agree ongoing maintenance with them.
  4. Heritage Trail; We have received agreement from Moray Council for the location of the information panels and can now progress to installation.
  5. Mutil use Games Area (MUGA): In conjunction with Speyside Youth and the Dufftown and District Community Association (DDCA) plans for the site at Tininver Park are being drawn up for consultation with the community.  These will be available to see at the DDCA community Forum and at the Farmers Market.
  6. Farmers Markets:  The next Farmers Market will be Saturday 8 April and we will host the Easter Egg Hunt in conjunction with the Mortlach Kirk.
  7. Date and time of next meeting: Monday 27 March – 7pm.