NTBCC minutes – Monday 14 September 2020

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s public meeting, held via Zoom, on Monday 14 September 2020 at 7pm

Actions and decisions are red italic. ND (‘no dissent’) means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision. Continue reading

NTBCC agendas (AGM and ordinary meeting) – Monday 12 October 2020

Agenda for online meeting: 6:45pm for 7.00pm start

We very much welcome members of the public joining the meeting (using the Zoom platform).

Please register here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/new-town-broughton-cc-meeting-agm-via-zoom-monday-12-october-tickets-124163015923

Log-in details/Zoom link will then be emailed to all those who have registered.

AGM

  1. 6:45 – 7:00pm: technology check admin
  2. Attendance/apologies for absence
  3. Approval of 2019 AGM minutes
  4. Chair’s report summary
  5. Treasurer’s report
  6. Election of office bearers
  7. Any other business

Ordinary meeting

1.   Welcome/new members/proposed NTBCC Business meeting 19th October  (5 minutes)
2.   Minutes of 14th September Meeting (via Zoom) and matters arising
       (To approve)
3.   Police Report
(To note, Police Scotland key messages as received/circulated prior to meeting)
4.   Transport

  1. Spaces for People: submission on latest proposal for ‘A1 corridor’
    (To note)
  2. Forthcoming consultation on the ‘Tram Extension’ TRO proposals
    (Purpose: raise awareness of the consultation and agree how to respond to proposals affecting our area)
(15 minutes)
5.   Environment

  1. Communal Bin Review project – review of Gull Proof Sack service
    (To note & discuss overall response & proposed briefing as requested by CEC Waste & Cleansing
(15 minutes)
6.    Planning
(Purpose: opportunity to finalise response to proposals as lodged: 20/03034/FUL, 20/03665/FUL & 20/3661/CON)

  1. Ex-RBS site (Dundas St/Fettes Row) planning application: draft NTBCC Position
  2. Q&A (NTBCC & members of the public)
  1. (15 minutes)
  2. (15 minutes)
7.   Licensing

  1. Scottish Government Short Term Lets consultation
    should we respond?
8.   Engagement/Communications/Instagram update (5 minutes)
9.   Local residents’ associations/local interest groups
10. Any other business
(including any contact by residents not previously covered)
 

 During the meetings, names and email addresses may be recorded. Email addresses are held and used for circulating information about NTBCC but may also be used to seek residents’ views on local issues.

NTBCC minutes – Monday 10 August 2020

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s public meeting, held via Zoom, on Monday 10 August 2020 at 7pm

Actions and decisions are red italic. ND (‘no dissent’) means that no-one spoke or voted against a decision. Continue reading

NTBCC agenda – Monday 14 September 2020

Agenda for online meeting: 6:45pm for 7.00pm start

We very much welcome members of the public joining the meeting (using the Zoom platform)

To receive the Zoom link details to join the meeting, please email secretary@ntbcc.org.uk

Anyone who wants to raise an issue for discussion can do so either by submitting a Contact Us form or sending a message via @NTBCC on Twitter.

Item

Time allocated

  1. 6:45 – 7:00pm: Technology check / admin
15 minutes
  1. Welcome / NTBCC membership update & Notice of NTBCC AGM in October
10 minutes
  1. Minutes of 10th August Meeting (via Zoom) and Matters Arising
    (To approve)
  1. Police Report
    (To note, Police Scotland key messages as received/circulated prior to meeting)
5 minutes
  1. Planning
    1. Ex-RBS site Planning Application: Presentation by Ross McNulty (Ediston)
    2. Q & A (NTBCC & members of the public)
      Purpose: Opportunity to fully understand proposals as lodged - 20/03034/FUL & 20/03661/CON
  1. 10 minutes
  2. 20 minutes
  1. Transport
    1. Safer Streets – ‘Spaces for People’ latest news / update
      (To note & discuss overall process / feedback to Edinburgh Civic Forum)
    2. Update: ‘Proposed Pedestrian Crossing Priorities’ as presented to P&S Committee 20 August
      (To note & agree any further follow-up)
    3. Final Tram Extension TRO proposals (McDonald Road – Picardy Place)
      (To note : link to plans available on website - final consultation expected mid September)
    4. Update to concerns raised regarding increased traffic in Bellevue Road / Annandale St.
      (Agree further follow-up as necessary)
15 minutes
  1. Festivals & Events: ‘Charter for Edinburgh’
    (To discuss / comment on Cllr Mowat / 5CC’s initiative re. festivals / events in the future)
15 minutes
  1. Environment
    1. Updates from Councillor(s) on managing reported increased incidence of graffiti
      (To note & agree any further follow-up)
    2. Communal Bin Review - consultation sessions
      (To note)
  1. 15 minutes
  2. 5 minutes
  1. Licensing
    by exception
  1. Engagement / Communications
    summary issued
  1. Local residents’ associations / Local Interest Groups
  1. Any other business
    (To include issues raised by residents not already covered)

 

NTBCC minutes – Monday 8 June 2020

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s meeting, held via Zoom on Monday 8 June 2020 at 7pm Continue reading

Licensing report – for meeting on August 10

In advance of the NTBCC meeting (via Zoom) on Monday 10 August, here is NTBCC's licensing report

Whilst there is not much to report this month, it is worth noting that the Licensing Board met on 6 August and the Police presented their annual report.

The senior officers who hold responsibility for licensing within the area of E Division are as follows;

  • Head of Department: T/Superintendent David Robertson
  • Specialist Operations Chief Inspector Murray Starkey - Partnerships and Events

The Licensing Department is based at St Leonard’s police station and consists of:
Inspector Robert Innes, Sergeant John Young, 3 Police Constables and 4 Divisional Licensing Administrators.

The full Licensing Board report is here: https://democracy.edinburgh.gov.uk/documents/s25062/Full%20Meeting%20Papers%20-%20Licensing%20Board%20-%206%20August%202020.pdf

NTBCC is also trying to address concerns neighbours have with the proposed beer garden at the hotel at 24 Royal Terrace.

NTBCC Meeting Agenda – 10 August 2020

Agenda for online meeting: 6:45pm for 7.00pm start

We very much welcome members of the public joining the meeting (using the Zoom platform) by  registering here:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ntbcc-meeting-tickets-114902079212

In addition, anyone who wants to raise an issue for discussion can do so either by using NTBCC's Contact form or send a message via @NTBCC on Twitter

Here is the draft agenda:

* Important that all summaries issued prior to the meeting

Item Time allocated
  1. 6:45 – 7:00pm: Technology check / admin
15 minutes
  1. Welcome / NTBCC membership update
5 minutes
  1. Minutes of 8th June Meeting (via Zoom) and Matters Arising
    (To approve)
  1. Police report
    (to note, Police Scotland key messages as received to be circulated prior to meeting)
5 minutes
  1. * Transport
    1. Safer Streets – ‘Spaces for People’ latest news/update
      (to note & discuss overall process)
    2. Broughton Street – NTBCC proposal to SfP – next steps
      (including feedback from residents, Residents’ Associations & Broughton Street traders)
    3. Response to concerns regarding impact of increased traffic in Bellevue Road/Annandale Street
      (summary of concerns raised to be distributed prior to meeting)
    4. Concerns raised re Tram Work Alternative Diversion routing suggestions through NTBCC area
30 minutes
  1. * Planning
    1. RBS site (Ediston): Latest news/Ediston July newsletter
      (to note & agree any further follow-up / discussion prior to the planning application being submitted)
10 minutes
  1. Events
    1. Edinburgh Christmas & Hogmanay
      (to note – update following APOG meeting 21st July)
10 minutes
  1. * Engagement/Communications
10 minutes
  1. * Licensing
    by exception
  1. * Environment
  1. NTBCC Annual Report (Apr ‘19 – Mar ’20) for AGM (with AGM date TBC)
    (To comment on final draft)
5 minutes
  1. Local residents’ associations
    (To note information/agree action for any requests/contacts from them)
  1. Any other business
    (to include any contact by residents not already covered)