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Community Land Ownership. Formed in Sept 2010  33 members  approx. 500,000 acres  approx 25,000 people  to represent the views of our members wherever.

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1 Community Land Ownership

2 Formed in Sept 2010  33 members  approx. 500,000 acres  approx 25,000 people  to represent the views of our members wherever and whenever  to assist knowledge exchange

3 North Harris Jobs Housing Environment Social

4 Achievements – Business and Jobs Infrastructure….jetty building Renewable energy Inward investment Recycling and energy conservation

5 Achievements – Housing 8 units of Social Housing Rented housing Offices and 2 two-bedroom flats for rent

6 Achievements – Environmental Track upgrading Eagle Hide Tree planting

7 Achievements – Social and Culture Raft race School outings Gaelic Language Mountain Festival

8 An 8 step guide to Land Purchase

9 Contact the Community Asset Team If your community is considering the possibility of purchasing land.. 1 and optionally Community Land Scotland or Big Lottery

10  Hold a public meeting to inform and listen to your community  Seek a mandate to establish a steering committee to investigate the plusses and minuses of community landownership 2

11 If and when a mandate is received  Constitute the steering group  Develop a brief to send to consultants who will help with a feasibility study 3

12 While feasibility study is being carried out the steering group will:  Act as a link between Consultant and the Community  Visit other Community Landowners  Investigate the appropriate structure for the purchase  Start to compile a business plan  Obtain an independent valuation of the land 4 4

13 When happy with the study  Present findings to all members of your community 5

14  Organise a ballot of all eligible members of your community  Does the community support or oppose your community land purchase proposal? 6

15 Assuming a positive ballot result  Commence the buying process according to the type of seller 7

16 Celebrate ! 8

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