Hill of Eastertown
|Operation Since||December 2007|
|Local Authority Area||Aberdeenshire|
About the Developer
|Name of renewable energy project|
|Community benefit fund|
|Project developer||Mackie's of Scotland|
|Contact name||Mac Mackie|
About The Community Benefit Package
Please detail any voluntary benefits to the community from the development other than recurring annual fund:
An £86,000 voluntary payment was made to Daviot Village Hall Fund. This payment added to a huge local fundraising effort has enabled a fabulous new village hall to be built!
Please explain the monetary equivalent of the above benefit(s) and how the figure has been calculated:
Who are the beneficiary community / communities (those that make up the fund ‘area of benefit’):
How was the boundary of the beneficiary community/communities identified:
Daviot Village and local area.
Community benefit structure:
Voluntary gift (single payment).
Please confirm the value of your community benefit package as an equivalent rate of payment per MW per year:
£0.00 per MW per year
Is this index-linked?
Fund Set-Up Process
|What information was provided to make it clear that contributing to community benefit discussions does not affect an individual’s right to express a view on the development:|
|What factors did you consider when identifying the most appropriate individuals and groups to involve in the consultation process on the community benefit package:|
|Did you provide a clear point of contact for the community from the outset of the process:|
|Do you have a written agreement with a local body in relation to the community benefit package, e.g. community council, development trust, or local authority:||No|
|If yes, please name the body:|
|What communication channels did you use to provide feedback and maintain open dialogue with the community during the set-up phase? Please provide details, for example frequency of meetings, who you met with, newsletters, etc:|
|Did the community request support during the fund set up phase:||No|
|If yes, were they provided with that support? Please give details of who provided that support:|
|Have aims or priorities been determined for the Fund:||No|
|If yes, please state what they are:|
|If yes, please state how you reached agreement on these with the community:|
Governance & Administration
Monitoring & Review
|What processes is in place to ensure the impact of individual awards and the fund as a whole are measured:|
|Do you receive an annual report on fund spend or, if you are the fund administrator, do you produce one:|
|How do you encourage a regular review of the fund spend, priorities, administration and governance processes:|
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