LCCC January 2020 meeting detailed agenda

Monday, 20 January 2020 at 7pm, at the Nelson Hall in McDonald Rd Library.

1 Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies

1.a Attendance

1.b Declarations of interest in any items on the agenda

1.c Order of business

2 Approval of minutes of 16 December 2019 meeting

3 Matters arising from previous minutes (and not included on agenda below)

4 Community Police Officer’s report

5 Pre-application presentation and Q&A regarding build-to-rent proposal (19/05515/PAN) between Bonnington Road and the Water of Leith (former John Lewis depot and former CEC Health and Social Care Bonnington Centre) by Platform (PAC exhibition boards)

5.a to note: speakers: Matt Wilcock (Platform – developer), Brian Thomson and Cian Phelan (jmarchitects), Colin Smith (Turley – planners)

5.b to note: highlights of DMSC report on 19/05515/PAN and 17/05742/PPP

6 Planning

6.a to note: status of current planning applications (JAN 2020)

6.b to note: Hoarding LED digital display @ 10 Croall Place – 19/06049/ADVbackground and extended period for comments to 24 January 2020

6.c to note: update on place brief for East side of lower Leith Walk between Leith Walk and Halmyre Street

6.c.i to note: further drop in event (@ Out of the Blue Drill Hall 22/01/20 13.00 to 17.00) and LCCC’s draft consultation response to be finalised at our February meeting

6.c.ii to note: online consultation to 31-01-20 with misleading map

6.d to agree: to delegate LCCC response to Scottish Government Planning Performance and Fees Consultation (closes 14-02-20) to LCCC Planning Committee

6.e to note: Local Plan progress: highlights of the “Choices for City Plan 2030” (main issues report) and the formal consultation starting after 22-01-2020 (ends 27-03-20)

6.f to note: opportunity to suggest revisions to Scottish Planning Policy as part of the National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) programme

6.g to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area

7 LCCC Governance and Office Bearers’ reports

7.a to note: update on recent Community Council elections

7.b to: agree: appointment of LCCC members to committees, committee conveners and subject leads, LCCC representation on outside bodies (current/previous status)

7.c to note: Treasurer’s report

7.d to note: Engagement Officer’s and Comms Group report

7.d.i to note: HM Fire Service Inspectorate: proposed inspection In the City of Edinburgh (questionnaire)

7.e to note: reports from other Office Bearers

8 Parks & Green Spaces

8.a to note: Friends of Pilrig Park report

8.b to note: other Park Friend’s reports

9 Licensing

10 Transport & Clean Streets

10.a to note: update on Community Councils Together on Trams

10.a.i to note: any issues that have arisen for local residents or businesses that have not been dealt with satisfactorily by the Tram Project Team

10.b to note: 8 week consultation from February 2020 on City Mobility Plan; highlights: from 2022 – behaviour change campaign to encourage moves away from car dependency; from 2025 – reallocation of road space on all arterial routes for improved public transport and dedicated active travel infrastructure; 2030 – seven park and ride facilities will be upgraded to support fast and frequent public transport along strategic bus lanes and mass rapid transit from these interchanges into the city

10.b.i to note: any other Transport & Clean Street matters relevant to LCCC area

11 Open Forum[1]

12 AOCB[2]

13 Bulletin[3]

14 Future Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations

14.a to note: 2020: 17 Feb, 16 Mar, 20 Apr, 18 May (incl AGM), 15 Jun

14.b to note: future presentations and charrettes

14.b.i tbc 17 Feb: Montrose Terrace student accommodation by Glencairn Properties

14.b.ii tbc: talk by CEC Archeology Officer and FCA on findings at 70, 72 Newhaven Road (17/01183/FUL)

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

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

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