LCCC March 2021 meeting agenda

  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies
    1. to note: declarations of interest in any items on the agenda
    2. to agree: order of business below
  2. Approval of Minutes of the Ordinary LCCC Meeting on 15 February 2021 meeting
  3. Matters Arising from previous minutes (and not included on agenda below)
  4. Community Police Officer’s Report

  1. Transport & Clean Streets
    1. Trams to Newhaven
      1. to note: deterioration of local basic services along the tram route
      2. to note: Atkins report on ground borne noises & vibrations
      3. to note: update on current tram works, final design and impact on LCCC area post-construction
      4. to note: any issues that have arisen for local residents or businesses that have not been dealt with satisfactorily by the Tram Project Team
    2. to agree: LCCC response to CPZ consultation for Bonnington area (background here) as part of Citywide Parking Review
    3. to note: consultation Retaining ‘Spaces for People’ measures – deadline 5 April 2021
    4. to note: any other Transport & Clean Street matters relevant to LCCC area
  2. Planning 
    1. to note: status of current planning applications (MAR 2021)
    2. to note: LCCC objection to demolition of house and development of apartment building in Conservation Area at 50 Pilrig Street (21/00246/FUL and 21/00248/CON)
    3. to note: LCCC objection to change of use of old Rosslyn Bowling Club from leisure (class 11) to residential (class 9) at 54 Rosslyn Crescent (21/00528/FUL)
    4. to note: proposed development of apartments at 27 Arthur Street Edinburgh EH6 5DA between Arthur Street and Leith Walk (21/00991/FUL) and associated demolition in Conservation Area (21/00990/CON); developer presentation by by Thistle-Peat at April meeting – deadline for comments 7 April (public) and 23 April (LCCC)
    5. to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area
  3. LCCC Governance and Office Bearers’ reports
    1. to note: update on emerging publication policy and procedures (website, Twitter, Facebook)
    2. to note: Treasurer’s report
    3. to note: reports from other Office Bearers and LCCC groups
    4. to note: update on LCCC representation on outside bodies
    5. to agree: to obtain a report from EACC on their activities
  4. Parks & Green Spaces
    1. to note: Friends of Pilrig Park report
    2. to note: other Park Friend’s reports
    3. to note: delays to Stage 1 report on Powderhall Green Corridor study
  5. Licensing
  6. Open Forum [1]
  7. Bulletin
  8. AOCB [2]
  9. Future Ordinary Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations
    1. to note: 2021: 15 March, 19 April, 17 May (AGM)
    2. to note: future presentations and charrettes
      1. tbc: presentation by Thistle-Peat on application between Arthur Street and Leith Walk
      2. 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