Agendas, reports and minutes

Highland Council

Date: Wednesday, 29 June 2022

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A special meeting of the Highland Council will be held in the Council Chamber, Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness on Wednesday 29 June 2022 at 10.30am.

Webcast Notice: This meeting will be filmed and broadcast over the Internet on the Highland Council website and will be archived and available for viewing for 12 months thereafter.

You are invited to attend the meeting and a note of the business to be considered is attached.

Members are reminded that during determination of any item on this agenda they must be present throughout the whole of that item in order to be entitled to participate. 

Members are further reminded that mobile devices, including mobile phones, can be used for following the agenda/reports and delivering speeches but should not be used for any form of communication (text or tweet) during the meeting.

Yours faithfully

Stewart Fraser

Head of Corporate Governance


1.Calling of the Roll and Apologies for Absence / Gairm a’ Chlàir agus Leisgeulan

2.Declarations of Interest / Foillseachaidhean Com-pàirt
Members are asked to consider whether they have an interest to declare in relation to any item on the agenda for this meeting.  Any Member making a declaration of interest should provide some information on the nature of the interest and leave the meeting at the appropriate time.  Advice may be sought from officers prior to the meeting taking place.

3.Planning Applications to be Determined / Iarrtasan Dealbhaidh rin Dearbhadh

Applicant: Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission Plc (21/04988/FUL) (HC/10/22)
Location: Land West Of Beauly Sub-station, Wester Balblair, Beauly. (Ward 12)
Nature of Development: Beauly Substation - Reinforcement and extension of existing 132kV substation, including decommissioning and replacement of key equipment including provision of 3 new transformers with noise enclosures, associated platform extension and GIS building, access, landscaping and ancillary work.
Recommendation: Grant Planning Permission

Applicant: Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission Plc (21/05536/FUL) (HC/11/22)
Location: Land 500M West Of Philips Mains, Mey (Ward 03)
Nature of Development: Construct and operate a 132 kilovolt (kV) switching station and associated infrastructure
Recommendation: Grant Planning Permission