LCCC September 2021 meeting agenda 

1 Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies

1.a Attendance

1.b Apologies

1.c to note: declarations of interest in any items on the agenda

1.d to agree: order of business below

2 Approval of Minutes of the Ordinary LCCC Meeting on 16 August 2021 meeting

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

4 Policing Matters

4.a to note: Community Police Officer’s September Newsletter

4.b to note: antisocial behaviour in Montgomery Street area in early September (Edinburgh Live 6 September 2021)

4.c to note: Fire Service Area Commander’s response to LCCC queries regarding fire at Inchkeith Court on 30/31 May 2021

5 Transport & Clean Streets

5.a Trams to Newhaven

5.a.i to note: Tram Team’s response to LCCC protests about proposed narrow pavements on Leith Walk, with c. 250m not meeting minimum in Edinburgh Street Design Guidance

5.a.ii to note: inadequate signage and litter issues around tram works; potholes on Leith Walk running lane

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

5.b to note: CPZ update

5.c to note: LCCC Engagement Group proposals for next Ward Walk and litterpicking

5.d to note: any other Transport & Clean Street matters relevant to LCCC area

6 LCCC Governance

6.a Future LCCC meetings

6.a.i to note: continuing unavailability of Nelson Hall

6.a.ii to agree: to redouble efforts to resume future LCCC meetings face to face at a suitable venue

6.b to note: need to review convenors and membership of LCCC committees and LCCC vacancies

6.c to note: verbal report on LCCC participation in Leith for Ever Event 18 Sep 2021

7 Planning

7.a.i to note: LCCC objection to 21/03828/FUL | Erection of 1.5 storey 4-bedroom dwelling house. | Land South Of 1 St Clair Road Edinburgh

7.a.ii to note: LCCC objection to 21/03965/FUL | Conversion and extension of building Existing garage Class 5 for Class 4 Business Office Light Industry | 27A Arthur Street EH6 5DA

7.a.iii to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area

8 Parks & Green Spaces

8.a to note: any Parks & Green Spaces matters relevant to LCCC area

9 Open Forum (local residents)[1]

10 AOCB (LCCC members)[2]

10.a Future Ordinary Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations

10.b to note: future meetings on 3rd Monday of each month at 7pm (except July and December):

10.b.i 2021: 18 October, 15 November

10.b.ii 2022: 17 January, 21 February, 21 March, 18 April, 16 May (AGM)

10.c to note: future presentations and charrettes

10.c.i to agree: to invite Steve Kerr (chair EACC) and Simon Holledge (secretary EACC) for a talk and Q&A on the Future of Community Councils In Edinburgh


[1] this agenda point allows members of the public to raise issues of public interest; during online meetings, please raise your virtual hand

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