LCCC May 2019 meeting agenda

Monday, 20 May 2019, immediately following on from AGM
McDonald Road Library, Nelson Hall


  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies (5)
    1. to note: declarations of interest in any items on the agenda
    2. to agree: order of business
    3. to agree: co-option of Nancy Campbell as nominated representative for MS Therapy Centre Lothian to Community Council[1] 
  1. Approval of Minutes of 15 April 2019 meeting (5) 
  1. Matters Arising from previous minutes (and not on agenda below) (5) 
  1. Community Police Officer’s Report (5) 
  1. LCCC Office Bearers’ Reports (20)
    1. to note: Community Council elections and proposed LCCC promotional activities
    2. to note: final four-week consultation period (from 6 May to 3 June 2019) of revised Scheme for Community Councils
    3. to agree: Protocol for LCCC Agenda Process
    4. to note: current membership of LCCC committees and working groups
  • Communication Group: Jack Caldwell, Sheila Kennedy, Bruce Ryan
  • Licensing: Sheila Kennedy, Ian Mowat
  • Parking working group: Charlotte Encombe, Sheila Kennedy, Julian Siann
  • Parks & Green Spaces Committee: Charlotte Encombe, Nick Gardner
  • Planning Committee: Clara Boeker, Nick Gardner, Damien Sefton, Julian Siann, Harald Tobermann, Pierre Forissier
  • Transport and clean streets Committee: Harald Tobermann, Sheila Kennedy, Clara Boeker
  • Clean streets subcommittee: Sheila Kennedy, John Wilkinson
    1. to note: arrangements for Leith Gala
    2. to note: proposed North East Community Councils joint working
    3. to note: Comms Group Report
    4. to note: Treasurer’s Report
    5. to note: reports from other Office Bearers
  1. Transport & Clean Streets (10)
    1. Tram Extension to Newhaven
      1. to note: CCTT update
      2. to note: Carriageway Resurfacing Works – Summer 2019
      3. to note: Easter Road / Duke Street Proposed Junction Improvements
    2. Parking
      1. to note: Strategic Review of Parking for Area 3 (p23-99 in
      2. to note: Parking Action Plan Proposals (TRO 19/29)
    3. to note: Leith Street closure May/June 2019: extended bus journey times
    4. to note: Waste collection issues (p11-50 in ly/2Hr0aNO)
    5. to note: any other Transport & Clean Street matters relevant to LCCC area 
  1. Planning (10)
    1. to note: further delay to Local Development Plan following rejection of Strategic Development Plan
    2. to note: appeals by Drum (Steads Place) Ltd – 106-162 Leith Walk (PPA-230-2274 and CAC-230-2004)
    3. to note:Tourism and Communities Working Group
    4. Short-Term Lets
      1. to note: CEC Consultation to 19 July
      2. to note: information compiled by ‘PLACE Edinburgh’
    5. 19/00415/PAN (rear of 139 Leith Walk): update on PAC exhibition and charrette
    6. to note: status of current planning applications (to 07-05-19)
    7. to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area 
  1. Parks & Green Spaces (5)
    1. to note: Friends of Pilrig Park report
    2. to note: update on Water of Leith walkway
    3. to note: catering van proposals in local parks 
  1. Licensing
  1. Ward Councillors’ reports, MSPs’ reports, MP’s report 
  1. Open Forum[2] 
  1. AOCB[3] 
  1. Bulletin[4] 
  1. Future Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations
    1. Dates 2019: 17 June (future dates TBA)
    2. to note: potential future presentations
      1. Briefing by Euan Leitch, BEFS on upcoming Tenement Maintenance legislation and related matters – date TBC

[1]See email circulated to LCCC members

[2]this agenda point allows members of the public to raise issues of public interest

[3]this agenda point allows LCCC members to raise issues not covered by the agenda

[4]this is for information only; any discussion to be brought to a future meeting