LCCC March 2020 meeting agenda

Monday, 16 March 2020 at 7pm, at the Nelson Hall in McDonald Road Library

1 Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies

1.a To note: Declarations of interest in any items on the agenda

1.b To agree: Order of business

2 Approval of Minutes of 17 February 2020 meeting

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

4 Community Police Officer’s Report

5 Transport & Clean Streets

5.a Trams to Newhaven

5.a.i to note: February liaison meeting Community Council Together on Trams with Council’s Tram Team

5.a.ii to note: imminent (28 March) end of Enabling Works and start of 15-18 months of Main Works in Leith Walk (London Road to Crown Place): 3-lane closure, communal bins relocation, logistics hubs, bi-directional cycle-path, Balfour Street access changes, area wide bus diversions
temporary traffic management maps and narrative
construction phasing overview
bus diversions overview

5.a.iii to note: 20/00993/PA | Erection of Tram Stop including Tram Stop Shelter, Overhead Line Equipment (OLE), Street Lighting, Hard Landscaping and Assoicated [sic] Infrastructure. | Balfour Street Tram Stop Leith Walk Edinburgh

5.a.iv 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: LCCC draft response to City Mobility Plan Consultation

5.c to note: progress of Communal Bins Enhancement programme; roll out in LCCC area in Winter 2020

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

6 Planning

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

6.b to note: 20/00972/FUL | Demolition of the existing warehouse and ancillary office building and construction of residential (flatted) development including purpose-built student accommodation, general housing and affordable housing, public realm improvements, hard and soft landscaping and associated infrastructure, including vehicular access. | 48 – 50 Iona Street Edinburgh EH6 8S

6.c to note: draft Place Brief prepared for the Leith Walk/Halmyre Street site – NEW consultation closes 3 April

6.d to note: LCCC draft response to ‘Choices for City Plan 2030 (main issues report)

6.e to note: proposal by local residents to extend Leith Walk Conservation Area

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

7 LCCC Governance and Office Bearers’ reports

7.a to note: Treasurer’s report

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

7.b.i to note: draft analysis of LCCC area and proposal for ‘away day’

7.c to note: reports from other Office Bearers

7.d to: note: update on LCCC representation on outside bodies

7.d.i to note: items of relevance to LCCC area discussed at Edinburgh Partnership meeting March 2020

8 Parks & Green Spaces

8.a to note: proposed Public Spaces Management Plan (to replace the existing Edinburgh Park Events Manifesto and Public Spaces Protocol – public consultation due soon

8.b to note: Friends of Pilrig Park report

8.b.i to note: proposal to hold ‘families event’ in June 2020

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

9 Licensing

10 Open Forum[1]

11 AOCB[2]

12 Bulletin[3]

12.a Campaigners set up own firm in bid to buy Leith Walk’s Stead Place backed by Scottish ministers (EN, 2/3/20)

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

13.a to note: 2020: 20 Apr, 18 May (incl AGM), 15 Jun

13.b to note: future presentations and charrettes

13.b.i 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

LCCC January 2020 approved minutes

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Leith Central Community Council, held at McDonald Road library on Monday 20 January 2020 at 7:00pm Continue reading

LCCC committee convenors etc appointed

At Leith Central CC’s first post-election meeting (Monday 21 October 2019), the following convenors, representatives and committee-members were agreed:

Planning

  • Convenor: Pierre Foressier
  • Other members: Nick Gardner and John Wilkinson

Transport and clean streets

  • Convenor: TBC
  • Other members: TBC
  • Harald Tobermann and Charlotte Encombe will continue to represent LCCC at Community Councils Together on Trams, which meets with CEC’s trams team towards the end of each month.

Parks and green spaces

  • Convenor: Nick Gardner
  • Other members: TBC

Licensing

Decisions were held over until LCCC’s November 2019 meeting. Hence

  • Convenor: TBC
  • Other members: TBC

 

 

LCCC October 2019 meeting agenda

Monday, 21 October 2019 at 7pm
Leith Community Centre, 12a Newkirkgate
McDonald Road Library, Nelson Hall

The following items will be chaired by Cllr Amy McNeese-Mechan, returning officer for the recent LCCC elections.

  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Apologies
  3. Declarations of interest
  4. Declaration of election result
  5. Appointment of office-bearers
    1. Appointment of chair
    2. Appointment of Secretary
    3. Appointment of Treasurer
    4. Appointment of Engagement Officer

At this stage in the meeting the new Chair will take over.

  1. AOCB
  2. Date of next meeting

The ‘ordinary meeting’ will then take place:

  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies, declarations of interest
  2. Approval of minutes of 16 September 2019 meeting
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Community Police Officer’s report
  5. Pre-application presentation and Q&A: 19/03433/PAN | Residential development comprising up to 63 apartments, associated infrastructure and landscaping. | 14 Ashley Place Edinburgh EH6 5PX
  6. Planning
  7. Transport & Clean Streets
  8. Parks & Green Spaces
  9. Licensing
  10. LCCC Governance and Office Bearers’ reports
  11. Bulletin
  12. Open Forum
  13. AOCB
  14. Future Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations

LCCC September 2019 meeting agenda

Monday, 16 September 2019 at 7pm
Leith Community Centre, 12a Newkirkgate
McDonald Road Library, Nelson Hall

The following items will be chaired by Cllr Amy McNeese-Mechan, returning officer for the recent LCCC elections.

  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Apologies
  3. Declarations of interest
  4. Declaration of election result
  5. Appointment of office-bearers
    1. Appointment of chair
    2. Appointment of Secretary
    3. Appointment of Treasurer
    4. Appointment of Engagement Officer

At this stage in the meeting the new Chair will take over.

  1. AOCB
  2. Date of next meeting

The ‘ordinary meeting’ will then take place:

  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies, declarations of interest
  2. Approval of minutes of 16 September 2019 meeting
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Community Police Officer’s report
  5. Pre-application presentation and Q&A: 19/03433/PAN | Residential development comprising up to 63 apartments, associated infrastructure and landscaping. | 14 Ashley Place Edinburgh EH6 5PX
  6. Planning
  7. Transport & Clean Streets
  8. Parks & Green Spaces
  9. Licensing
  10. LCCC Governance and Office Bearers’ reports
  11. Bulletin
  12. Open Forum
  13. AOCB
  14. Future Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations

LCCC February 2019 approved minutes

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Leith Central Community Council, held in Nelson Hall, McDonald Road library on Monday 18 February 2019 at 7:00pm

Continue reading

Licensing application and consultations

Licensing application

Please click the thumbnail see attached Civic new licence notice for a second hand dealer at 150 Easter Road.

application for second-hand dealer at 150 Easter Road

City of Edinburgh Licensing Board – Consultations

Edinburgh’s Licensing Board is consulting on the terms of a new draft statement of Licensing Policy, and its Assessment of Overprovision in the Board’s area.  Details of the consultations are available on the Consultation Hub on the Council’s website at the following locations:

https://consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/cg/licensingstatement

https://consultationhub.edinburgh.gov.uk/cg/overprovision

Responses to the consultations should be sent to licensing.consultation@edinburgh.gov.uk

The consultations remain open until 5 October 2018.