The Formartine Community Planning Group (FCPG) consists of members from a wide range of local and Aberdeenshire-wide partner organisations, including; Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action, Formartine Partnership, Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership and public sector organisations such as Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

The FCPG meets on a six weekly basis and copies of agendas, minutes and other documents can be found in our resources section. The FCPG also receives an annual budget of around £10,000 which is allocated to FCPG and community projects. To find out more, or apply for funding please visit our resources section.

The aim of the FCPG is to “deliver the best quality of life for everyone in Formartine”, through the delivery of the Local Community Plan.

FCPG Members

Name Job Title Organisation
Elaine Brown Area Manager Aberdeenshire Council (Chair)
Cllr Rob Merson Area Committee Chair Aberdeenshire Council
Angie Wood Area Manager NHS Grampian
Carolyn Lamb Public Health Co-Ordinator NHS Grampian
Lindsay Adam Development Officer Aberdeenshire Voluntary Action
Rod Gunson Development Officer Formartine Partnership
Insp Jamie Harrison Area Inspector Police Scotland
William Chisholm Station Manager Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Cheryl Smith Community Safety Team Leader Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership
David Hekelaar Community Representative Tarves Community Council
Sally Sheehan Community Councils Representative Slains & Collieston Community Council
David Clare Community Councils Representative Meldrum, Bourtie & Daviot Community Council
Philip Boathe CLD Team Leader Aberdeenshire Council
Donna MacDonald Area Project Officer Aberdeenshire Council
Debra Campbell Community Planning Officer Aberdeenshire Council

In addition to the Formartine Community Planning Group, a number of community planning sub-groups exist in Formartine, including;

These groups carry out work on behalf of the FCPG and provide feedback on progress.

To get involved with any these of groups please contact Debra Campbell, Community Planning Officer debra.campbell@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or any other member of the FCPG.

Meeting Dates and Minutes 2016

Date Time Venue Papers and Agendas
3rd February 14.00-16.00 Ellon Police Station
6th April 14.00-16.00 Ellon Police Station
1st June 14.00-16.00 Ellon Police Station
31st August 14.00-16.00 Ellon Police Station
5th October 14.00-16.00 Ellon Police Station
7th December 14.00-16.00 Ellon Police Station