LCCC draft November minutes

Click to download: 2017_11_27 draft

Please note that these are draft, and cannot be taken as accurate until approved (possibly after amendment) at LCCC’s January 2018 meeting. (LCCC will not meet in December.)

If you have any comments on these minutes, please lets us know. See our contacts page.

 

Outline Agenda LCCC 27 November 2017

Outline Agenda LCCC 27 November 2017

  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies, declarations of interest
  2. Approval of Minutes of 16 October 2017 meeting
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Community Police Officer’s Report
  5. Presentation and Q&A: Review of Leith Programme Phase 4 and progress of Phase 5 and 6 by Michael Motion & Steven Jackson
  6. Transport & Clean Streets
    … minimising impact of tram plans on LCCC area; street lighting problems; impact of Leith Street closure on LCCC area; Parking Working Group update; consultation on Parking Permit Diesel Surcharge; consultation on decluttering streets …
  7. Parks & Green Spaces
    … FoPP report including wall repairs at Pilrig Street; other park and friends groups; city trees; future use of Powderhall railway line …
  8. Planning
    … recent planning cases; brief presentation on planned research into population density and health by Dr Elaine Carnegie …
  9. LCCC Office Bearers’ Reports
    … remits for Parks & Green Spaces Committee and Communications Group …
  10. Councillors’ reports, MSPs’ reports, MP’s report
  11. Bulletin
  12. Open Forum
  13. AOCB
  14. Future Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations
    … TBC: Leith Creative findings, planning and enforcement issues in Cambridge Avenue; impact of AirBnB; role of North East Locality; impact of City Deal and Council Business Plan 2017-22 …

LCCC June minutes – final version

With apologies for delay, please click to download the approved minutes for LCCC’s June 2017 meeting: 2017_06_19 final.

Delay was due to

  1. The draft minutes could not be approved until LCCC met in August. (In common with many CCs, LCCC does not meet in July.)
  2. LCCC’s minutes secretary and web-weaver was unavailable for some of August and September due to personal and work commitments.

Parking in Edinburgh – consultation

(adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council)

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A consultation is underway on parking in Edinburgh. The draft parking action plan  sets out a range of actions and was approved by the Transport and Environment Committee on 25 August. The main actions include:

  • The extension of parking controls to cover weekends/Sundays and into the evening
  • The roll out of shared use parking places
  • The introduction of visitor permits in the city centre

Edinburgh Council wants to know what you think about the parking proposals to ensure the it makes the right decisions about parking in Edinburgh.  Once you’ve read the proposals, please fill in the questionnaire.

Drop in Events

Further information and a full list of  local drop in sessions and engagement events is  available on the Council’sConsultation Hub at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/parkingconsultation.

Please forward this post to any contacts that you feel would be interested in making their views heard on the proposals.  The consultation is open and you can feed back until 31 October. Edinburgh Council looks forward to hearing from you.

Parking Action Plan Team

Parking Operations I Traffic & Engineering I Services For Communities I The City Of Edinburgh Council I 249 High Street I Edinburgh I EH1 1YJ I parkingactionplan@edinburgh.gov.uk