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 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 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

LCCC August 2019 approved minutes

Minutes of the ordinary meeting of Leith Central Community Council, held in Leith Community Education Centre on Monday 19 August 2019 at 7:30pm

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LCCC September 2019 meeting agenda

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

  1. Welcome, introductions, attendance, apologies
    1. to note: declarations of interest in any items on the agenda
    2. to agree: order of business

  2. Approval of Minutes of 19 August 2019 meeting

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

  4. Community Police Officer’s Report

  5. Pre-application presentation and Q&A: Ross Manson (Manson Architects + Planners)
    Demolition of the existing warehouse and office building. Construction of general market flatted dwellings, affordable flatted dwellings and student accommodation. 48-50 Iona Street EH6 8SW (Iona Street (Edinburgh) Ltd & Walker Timber Ltd 19/03802/PAN)
  6. Planning
    1. 106 – 162 Leith Walk Edinburgh EH6 5DX (18/04349/CON and 18/04332/FUL)
      1. to note: that the owner of 106-162 Leith Walk, Drum (Steads Place) Ltd, is not extending or rolling forward leases for the retail premises while their planning appeal is pending, resulting in a whole city block left unused and boarded up
      2. to note: that this will be detrimental to the amenity and safety of this section of Leith Walk and is unlikely to strengthen the credibility of the developer’s claim that their proposal is in the interest of the local community
    2. to note: exhibition 18 September (3.30 – 7.30pm) at McDonald Road Library on 19/03433/PAN | Residential development of up to 63 apartments, associated infrastructure and landscaping. | 14 Ashley Place Edinburgh EH6 5PX
    3. to note: status of current planning applications (SEP19)
    4. 2030 City Plan and strategic planning issues
      1. to note: community master-planning and co-design event (Saturday21 September 2019, 11-3pm) Leith Proposals: Leith Central Community Council
      2. to note: September Civic Forum and CEC’s commercial needs studies
    5. to note: any other Planning matters relevant to LCCC area
  7. Transport & Clean Streets
    1. to note: Community Councils Together on Tram (CCTT): update
    2. to note: progress of Extending Parking Controls to LCCC area in multiple phases
    3. to note: update on Rossie Place TRO/19/27 Parking Restrictions
    4. to note: any other Transport & Clean Street matters relevant to LCCC area
  8. Parks & Green Spaces
    1. to note: update on draft masterplan plan (and timeline) for Coalie Park
    2. to note: Friends of Pilrig Park report
    3. to note: other Park Friend’s reports
  9. Licensing

  10. LCCC Governance and Office Bearers’ reports
    1. Community Council elections
      1. to note: election briefing, including critical dates
      2. to note: nominations for individual Community Councillors and representatives from recognised (registered) local interest groups
      3. to note: status of October and November LCCC meetings
      4. to note: update on publicising Community Council election
    2. to note: update on issues around availability of McDonald Rd Library for LCCC meetings and accommodation subsidy for CCs
    3. to note: Treasurer’s Report
    4. to note: reports from other Office Bearers
    5. to note: Comms Group Report
    6. to note: report from partnership/locality meetings
  11. Open Forum[1]

  12. AOCB[2]

  13. Bulletin[3]
    Edinburgh father and son forced to create DIY ‘flume’ as stinking waste leaks from short-term let above (EN, 30-08-19)
  14. Future Meetings (usually 3rd Monday of the month) and meeting topics/presentations
    1. to note:
      2019: 21 Oct, 18 Nov, 16 Dec
      2020: 20 Jan, 17 Feb, 16 Mar, 20 Apr, 18 May (incl AGM), 15 Jun
    2. to note: future presentations and charrettes
      1. 21 September: community master-planning and co-design event
      2. tbc October: presentation & Q&A 19/03433/PAN (Ashley Place)
      3. 18 November: Tenements: strengthening the repair & maintenance culture through legislation ( Euan Leitch, director BEFS)
      4. tbc: talk by CEC Archeology Officer and FCA on findings at 70, 72 Newhaven Road (17/01183/FUL)
      5. 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