LCCC April 2019 meeting agenda

Monday, 15 April 2019 at 7pm
McDonald Road Library, Nelson Hall

  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies
      1. to note: declarations of interest in any items on the agenda
      2. to agree: order of business
      3. to agree: co-option of new Community Council member Ian Mowat
  2. Approval of Minutes of 18 March 2019 meeting
  3. Matters Arising from previous minutes (and not on agenda below)
  4. Community Police Officer’s Report
  5. Planning
    1. City Plan 2030
      1. to note: LCCC’s submission Local Development Plan Process: City Plan 2030 impact on LCCC area – “expanded statement of our thinking”
      2. to agree:to progress this through a local plan charette in August/September facilitated Duncan Bremner, Citizen Curator (proposal)
    2. to note: status of current planning applications (to 13-04-19)
    3. 19/00415/PAN (rear of 139 Leith Walk)
      1. to note: PAC events on 22 and 23 April at McDonald Road Library have been postponed for 3-4 weeks (Ross Manson 10-04-19) and that the formal submission of a detailed planning application is programmed for Autumn this year. (Ross Manson 22-03-19)
      2. to agree: pre-application consultation with LCCC in June in the preferred format (charrette) and date (as part of 17 June CC meeting)
    4. to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area
  6. Parks & Green Spaces
    1. to note: Friends of Pilrig Park report
    2. to note: update on Water of Leith walkway
    3. to note: update on Powderhall Green Corridor
  7. Transport & Clean Streets
    1. Tram Extension to Newhaven
      1. to note: CEC decision to go ahead with tram extension and key dates
      2. to agree: during the Early Contractor Involvement period (to October 2019) to continue to pursue LCCC interests through the coalition of CCs (CCTT)
    2. to note: CEC’s agreement to close Leith Street for 20 days in May as reported in Broughton Spurtle
    3. to note: any other Transport & Clean Street matters relevant to LCCC area
  8. LCCC Governance and Office Bearers’ Reports
    1. to agree: to nominate a new Treasurer (to be appointed formally at the AGM) to allow handover preparations to get underway
    2. to note: Comms Group Report
    3. to note:Treasurer’s Report
    4. Licensing Report
      1. to note: Consultation on Draft Revised Guidance for Licensing Boards (closes 11-06-19)
    5. to note: reports from other Office Bearers
      1. organisation of Leith Gala 8 June
    6. to note: forthcoming CC elections (in October)
Event Day
Notice of Election (start of nomination period) -52
Close of Nominations (forms to Returning Officer) -31 4pm
Withdrawal of Nominations -31 4pm
Candidates’ personal statements -21
Notice of Poll (if required) -21
Polling Day 0
    1. to agree: practicalities of promoting CC elections through Comms Group (posters, leaflets) and potential collaborative promotion with neighbouring community councils
    2. to agree: AGM (20 May 2019) – speaker (TBC), agenda, practicalities
    3. to note: review of membership of LCCC committees and working groups
(1) Communication Group: Jack Caldwell, Sheila Kennedy, Bruce Ryan
(2) Licensing: Sheila Kennedy
(3) Parking working group: Charlotte Encombe, Sheila Kennedy, Julian Siann
(4) Parks & Green Spaces Committee: Charlotte Encombe, Nick Gardner
(5) Planning Committee: Clara Boeker, Nick Gardner, Lorraine Moore, Damien Sefton, Julian Siann, Harald Tobermann
(6) Transport and clean streets Committee: Harald Tobermann, Sheila Kennedy, Clara Boeker
(7) Clean streets subcommittee: Sheila Kennedy, John Wilkinson
    1. to note: draft protocol for LCCC agendas for adoption at AGM
  1. Bulletin
    1. Waverley Station Masterplan consultation to 26 April 2019 (Network Rail)
    2. Place-Age: Leith Neighbourhood Exhibition 22-26 April 2019
  2. Open Forum
  3. AOCB
  4. Future Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations
    1. Dates 2019: 20 May (AGM), 17 June
    2. to note: potential future presentations
    3. Briefing by Euan Leitch, BEFS on upcoming Tenement Maintenance legislation and related matters – date TBC

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