CaRTO – Castlehill tenants’ group

Joining CaRTO is one way you can influence decisions and help Castlehill deliver better services that focus on tenant priorities.  

Who are CaRTO? 

CaRTO is the short name for Castlehill Registered Tenants Organisation. CaRTO are an independent, autonomous tenants group. The Scottish Government recognise CaRTO as being a Registered Tenants Organisation (RTO).

Click to see CaRTO’s constitution.

Click her to see Castlehill’s Public Register of RTOs.

Click here to find out more about RTOs.

 

Who can join?

CaRTO is open to any current tenant of Castlehill.  It doesnt matter if you have just moved in, or have been a tenant for decades.  Everyone is welcome.

 

What do CaRTO do?

CaRTO work in partnership with Castlehill and are consulted as part of the decision-making process. They make recommendations, give feedback and shape Castlehill’s policies, procedures and publications.

CaRTO also come up with their own ideas to support tenants.  Their initiatives include:

Digital inclusion project at Queen Elizabeth Court in Fettercairn

Alan Morrison Above & Beyond Award

Participatory Budgeting fund for tenants

You can see minutes from CaRTO’s meetings here.

May 2020          Mar 2020         Feb 2020          Jan 2020      Dec 2019          Nov 2020          Oct 2019          Sept 2019      Aug 2019      Jul 2019     Jun 2019    May 2019

Minutes from longer than 12 months ago are available on request.

When do CaRTO meet?

CaRTO meet at 2pm on the first Thursday of the month at an accessible venue in Waverley Place in Aberdeen.  Click here to see CaRTO’s meeting schedule.

COVID-19:  CaRTO are busier than ever, holding virtual meetings during social distancing. Non-online tenants can join the same meeting by phoning in, similar to a conference call.  

 

What if I can’t manage meetings, but still want to be involved?

You can attend any CaRTO meeting virtually, via Zoom (either video call or simply by calling in using your landline/mobile).

If you’d prefer to dip in and out of tenant participation, CaRTO Home Link is an easy way to see what’s going on and be involved, without the meetings.  Home Link is a digital discussion forum.  All you need is an email address.

 

Who do I contact?

To get involved, contact our Tenant Participation Officer on 01224 625822 or catherine.coutts@castlehillha.co.uk.

 

 

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