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LCCC June 2022 AGM and ordinary meeting agendas

AGENDA: annual general meeting

  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance and apologies
  2. Approval of the Minutes of the 2021 Annual General Meeting
  3. Annual Report: brief review of year
  4. Treasurer’s report: accounts for FY21/22
  5. Demit of current office bearers and election of office bearers
  6. Treasurer: Nomination/s (Proposer/Seconder), vote if required
  7. Secretary: Nomination/s (Proposer/Seconder), vote if required
  8. Engagement Officer: Nomination/s (Proposer/Seconder), vote if required
  9. Vice Chair: Nomination/s (Proposer/Seconder), vote if required
  10. Chair: Nomination/s (Proposer/Seconder), vote if required
  11. Dates, times and venue of future ordinary meetings and the next annual general meeting

 AGENDA: ordinary meeting

  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 16 May 2022 meeting
  3. Matters arising from previous minutes (and not included on agenda below)
    1. Cllr Caldwell/Cllr Rae – item 3, point 1
    2. Cllr Caldwell – item 6.a (final point)
    3. C Encombe – item 3 (second action)
    4. C Encombe/H Tobermann – item 6.a (1st action), item 6.d, item 10
    5. P Forrisier – item 5.a, item 7.a, item 7.b, item 7.e
    6. S Kennedy –  item 7.d, item 8.b
    7. J Wilkinson – item 9
  4. Policing Matters
    1. to note: Police Report April/May/June 2022
  5. Presentation: pre-application consultation on residential development at Powderhall site by Smith Scott Mullan (architects), City of Edinburgh Council (developer) and Cruden Building (design & construct) – papers here
  6. Planning
    1. to note: update on Bingo Hall (former Capitol Cinema in Manderston Street) and joint deputation to Planning Committee led by LCCC
    2. to agree: the need to develop LCCC’s policy on Short Term Lets in our area
    3. to note: Status of current planning applications in LCCC area (June 22)
    4. to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area
  7. LCCC Governance
    1. to note: potential costs and fire safety arrangements for future LCCC meetings in Nelson Hall
    2. to note: IT governance arrangements (admin access, fallback and costs)
    3. to note: interim IT and editorial arrangements (email, website and twitter)
    4. to note: LCCC noticeboard and monthly meeting arrangements
    5. to note: report (verbal) from joint CC stall at Leith Gala Day 11 June 2022
  8. Transport & Clean Streets
    1. Update on Trams to Newhaven construction works and final design (verbal)
      1. to note: issues for residents
      2. to note: issues for businesses
    2. to note: update on communal bin arrangements along the tram route
    3. to note: update on Pilrig Cable Wheels
    4. to note: some progress on Powderhall Green Corridor (?): consultation closes 17 July 2022
    5. to note: communal bin review rollout to Pilrig, Leith Easter Road
    6. to note: update on complaints about complete and partial road closures at West Norton Place and Iona Street
    7. to note: lack of transparency regarding roll-out of public electric vehicle charging points on already busy and often poorly maintained pavements and roads
    8. to note: proposal to ‘stop up’ public roadway around Bonnington Road
    9. to note: Dryden Street building site cement discharge into public street and gullies
    10. to note: any other Transport & Clean Streets matters relevant to LCCC area
  9. Parks & Green Spaces
    1. to note: permission for Milan’s Multicultural Event in Pilrig Park on 21 August 2022 (instead of Leith Links) has not been granted by CEC
    2. to note: any Parks & Green Spaces matters relevant to LCCC area
  10. Licensing
    1. to note: any Licensing matters relevant to LCCC area
  11. Open Forum (local residents)[1]
  12. AOCB (LCCC members)[2]
  13. Future Ordinary Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations
    1. to note: future meetings on 3rd Monday of each month at 7pm (except July and December):
      2022: 15 August, 19 September. 17 October, 21 November
      2023: 16 January, 20 February, 20 March, 17 April, 15 May (AGM), 19 June

[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.

LCCC February 2022 minutes

Minutes of Leith Central Community Council ordinary meeting, at Hillside Bowling Club, on Monday 21 February 2022 at 7:00pm

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LCCC January 2022 minutes

Minutes of Leith Central Community Council ordinary meeting, held via MS Teams, on Monday 17 January 2022 at 7:00pm

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City centre Low Emission Zone plans

On January 27th, the City of Edinburgh decided to proceed with a ‘Low Emission Zone’ primarily featuring in the centre of the city.

Map of the proposed Low Emission Zone
(c) The City of Edinburgh Council

Although this may not directly impact the Leith Central area, it will have an impact on everyone in Edinburgh who visits the Old Town, New Town, Southside or West End or uses those areas to cross the city.

In line with the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 and the Low Emission Zones (Scotland) Regulations 2021, Edinburgh Council is required to prepare a statement which sets out the details of the consultation undertaken in accordance with section 11 of the Act and set out details of how the Council has taken account of any representations received in the course of the consultation:

Edinburgh Council is now commencing the statutory period during which the proposals for the Scheme are published and during which objections to the Scheme may be made.

The statutory period for objecting to the LEZ Scheme commences on 1 February 2022 and will run until 1 March 2022. Objections must be made in writing, stating the grounds of objection and must be submitted:

  • By email to low.emission.zone@edinburgh.gov.uk; or
  • By post to: Low Emission Zone, the City of Edinburgh Council, Waverley Court G3, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG

Leith Chooses voting is live

Anyone who lives, works or volunteers in the Leith area is eligible to vote in until Monday 31st January on 20 projects looking for funding.

This includes the entire ‘Leith Central’ area including Hillside, Bonnington, Easter Road, Pilrig and part of Abbeyhill.

£eith Chooses is an event run by Edinburgh Council and the Community Councils of Leith for people to vote on which local projects get funding from the Council.

You can vote from any smart phone, tablet or computer. People with no access to technology can vote at the Utilita Energy Hub in the NewKirkgate, during office hours.

You can read more about the voting process here.

VOTE at edinburgh.gov.uk!