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 …

Parks and Greenspace management – what do you think?

(adapted from an email from Edinburgh Council’s Parks and Greenspace Service)

The Parks and Greenspace Service (P&GSS) is carrying out a review of the management of a small selection of the events held in Edinburgh’s public parks in 2014-15 and would like to hear your views and comments. P&GSS will use the information you give to identify specific issues and problems, seek solutions and implement any appropriate suggestions in time for next year’s programme.  The review will close on Thursday 1st October 2015.

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Enhancing Sports Provision in Leith: Montgomery Street Park

(adapted from a press release from the Friends of Montgomery Street Park dated 5th March 2015)

The Friends of Montgomery Street Park are celebrating a £40,000 grant from Biffa Award, a multi-million pound fund that helps to build communities and transform lives through awarding grants to community and environmental projects across the UK.
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