Thursday, August 25, 2011

Onwards and Upwards for the Planning Department's Malcom MacLeod

Veterans of many of the larger planning meetings in Nairn (and the death-by PowerPoint events) of the past few years will recognise Malcom MacLeod's picture. His years of toil and the occasional ear-bashing by extremely discontented Nairnites have paid off with a move upstairs. The Highland Council site states:

"The Highland Council has appointed a new Head of Planning and Building Standards.

He is Malcolm MacLeod, the Council's Development Plans Manager.

Malcolm succeeds Richard Hartland, who has taken up a senior post with Moray Council.

Originally from the Western Isles, Malcolm joined the Council in 1998 from Ayrshire and has worked on a wide range of planning projects right across the Highlands since then.

He said: "I am delighted to have been appointed in this challenging role at an exciting time for the Highlands. I look forward to leading the Planning & Building Standards team to deliver high quality developments in the right places while improving our performance and customer service."

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