LCCC October 2019 approved minutes

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Leith Central Community Council, held in Leith Community Education Centre on Monday 21 October 2019 at 7:30pm Continue reading

LCCC November 2019 meeting agenda

1 Welcome

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 16 September 2019 and 21 October 2019 meeting

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

4 Community Police Officer’s Report

5 Presentation and Q&A: Euan Leitch onTenements: strengthening the repair & maintenance culture through legislation

Update on the final recommendations of a Scottish Parliamentary Working Group set up to establish solutions to aid, assist and, where necessary, to compel owners of tenement properties to maintain their buildings and upcoming (legislative) developments.

6 Planning

6.a to note: 19/05092/FUL Demolition of existing building & erection of 58 flatted residential development, 14 Ashley Place

6.b to note: status of current planning applications (NOV 2019)

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

7 Parks & Green Spaces

7.a to note: Powderhall Railway Path update

7.b to note: Friends of Pilrig Park report

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

8 Transport & Clean Streets (10)

8.a to note: CPZ consultation update

8.b Trams to Newhaven

8.b.i to note: update on Community Councils Together on Tram (CCTT)

8.b.ii to note: construction timetable; Leith Walk enabling works; bidirectional cycle-path

8.c to note: any other Transport & Clean Street matters relevant to LCCC area

9 Licensing

10 LCCC Governance and Office Bearers’ reports

10.a Community Council elections

10.a.i to note: problems with election process impacting at least three community councils

10.a.ii to note:vacancies for individual Community Councillors and representatives from recognised (registered) local interest groups

10.b Appointment of LCCC members to committees, committee conveners and subject leads, LCCC representation on outside bodies

10.b.i to agree: appointment of Engagement Officer

10.b.ii Edinburgh Association of Community Councils (EACC)

10.b.ii.1 to note: EACC AGM on 21-11-19 will elect new office-bearers; nominations close by 7pm on 19-11-19.
10.b.ii.2 to note: John Tibbitt has been nominated for Chair of EACC by other CCs and his proposalto improve EACC’s performance.

10.b.iii to agree: LCCC to nominate John Tibbitt as Chair of EACC as a first step towards implementation of his proposals

10.b.iv to note: previous LCCC committees: planning, transport & clean streets, parks and & green spaces; parking working group; licensing subject lead; incoming correspondence triage

10.b.v to agree: committee structure, appointment of LCCC members to committees, committee convener/s, working group/s, subject lead/s and incoming correspondence triage

10.c to note: other outside bodies and need to appoint LCCC reps

10.d to note: Treasurer’s report

10.e to note: reports from other Office Bearers

10.f to note: Comms Group report

11 Open Forum[1]

12 AOCB[2]

13 Bulletin[3]

13.a Save Iona Street: campaign launched to prevent new student flats being built in Leith (EdinburghLive, 1-11-19)

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

14.a to note:

2019: 16 Dec; 2020: 20 Jan, 17 Feb, 16 Mar, 20 Apr, 18 May (incl AGM), 15 Jun

14.b to note: future presentations and charrettes

14.b.i 16 Dec: 19/04682/PANpresentation by CEC & Collective Architecture on Powderhall site (165 Broughton Rd)

14.b.ii tbc 20 Jan: Bonnington Road Lane development PAC by Platform

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

14.b.iv tbc: 19/00415/PAN (rear of 139 Leith Walk)

[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 September 2019 approved minutes

The content of the following is exactly the same as the draft minutes published here

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Leith Central Community Council, held in Leith Community Education Centre on Monday 16 September 2019 at 7:30pm

Actions and decisions are red italic. nem con means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision. Continue reading

Outline Agenda for the LCCC Meeting 18 November 2019

  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies, declarations of interest
  2. Approval of minutes of previous meeting/s
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Community Police Officer’s Report
  5. Presentation and Q&A: Euan Leitch on Tenements: strengthening the repair & maintenance culture through legislation (more details here)
  6. Planning
    …. 19/05092/FUL | Demolition of existing building and erection of 58 flatted residential development @14 Ashley Place
  7. Parks & Green Spaces
    …. Powderhall Railway Path update
  8. Transport & Clean Streets
    … CPZ consultation; Trams construction timetable; Leith Walk enabling works; bidirectional cycle-path
  9. Licensing
  10. LCCC Governance and Office Bearers’ Reports
    … committee memberships and conveners, subject leads, LCCC representation on outside bodies
  11. Open Forum
  12. Bulletin
  13. AOCB
  14. Future Meetings and planned meeting topics/presentations
    … Powderhall PAC in December; Bonnington Road Lane development (Platform) PAC expected in January

Meeting papers, including latest minutes (from October 2014 onwards) are in the cloud at https://goo.gl/jrARbc.

The meeting papers will also be on LCCC’s website in due course on the meetings page.

 

LCCC September 2019 **DRAFT** minutes

Please note that these are draft minutes, and so do not represent LCCC’s agreed positions etc. If there are any queries, please contact LCCC. Due to various connectivity issues, this draft was not approved at the October meeting.

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Leith Central Community Council, held in Leith Community Education Centre on Monday 16 September 2019 at 7:30pm

Actions and decisions are red italic. nem con means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision. Continue reading

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