NTBCC full agenda Monday 8 April 2024 and conveners’ reports received so far

This will be an in-person meeting: Monday 8 April at 7pm, in the Drummond Room at Broughton St Mary’s Church on Bellevue Crescent.

  1. Admin/welcome
  2. Minutes of 11th March 2024 meeting and matters arising
  3. Chair’s update
  4. Canonmills Owners and Residents Association (CORA), Garden Area Eyre Place (23/01201/FUL)
  5. Treasurer’s report
  6. Community grants fund
  7. Licensing (convener’s report)
    • Supplementary Statement of Licensing Policy: ‘Overprovision’ – consultation closes 13 May 2024
    • Outdoor drinking versus non-drinking areas
  8. Transport (convener’s report)
    • Future streets meeting – proposed arrangements
    • LEZ implementation – proposed questions for quarterly transport meeting with Council officials
    • April Transport and Environment Committee – expected agenda items (confirm NTBCC position)
  9. Planning (convener’s report)
    • 26 Dunedin St – Student Housing (PBSA) – revised proposal (24/01451/FUL)
    • Current cases with Scottish Government, Division of Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA), including City Plan 2030 Update
    • Current consultations: City Plan 2040 Participation (closes 1 May 2024)
    • ‘City Plan 2040’: Local Place Plans – update on NTBCC position
  10. Culture and Communities (convener’s report)
    • Update on ongoing issues
  11. Environment (convener’s report)
    • Princes Street and Waverley strategy
  12. Councillors’ reports
  13. Any other business, including news from local Residents’ Associations and points raised by members of public

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‘Statutory’ agenda for NTBCC meeting on Monday 8 April (in-person meeting)

The next NTBCC public meeting will an ‘In-Person’ meeting on Monday 8 April at 7:00pm in the Drummond Room at Broughton St Mary’s Church on Bellevue Crescent.

We’re continuing to alternate between ‘in-person’ meetings & those held via Zoom as we believe that this  best meets residents’ needs although we’d like to host hybrid meetings (in person as well as access via Zoom) but funds / facilities  currently don’t permit this option at the moment.

The detailed agenda for this meeting will be published in due course, but for now here is the ‘statutory’/framework agenda.

    1. Welcome, introductions and apologies
    2. Approval of draft minutes of previous meeting (11 March 2024)
    3. Matters arising
    4. Policing matters
    5. Transport
    6. Licensing
    7. Culture & Communities
    8. Environment
    9. Engagement / Communications
    10. Planning
    11. Councillors’ reports
    12. Open Forum (for residents to raise any concerns)
    13. AOCB

This is the NTBCC standard agenda. A more detailed agenda with specific topics will be published before the meeting.

As always, members of the public are very welcome to attend this meeting and indeed future meetings (whether in-person or virtual).

Any member of the public who would like to raise an issue in the interim can use the contact form on this website or send us a message via @NTBCC on Twitter and we will respond as soon as we can.

NTBCC ordinary meeting minutes 12 February 2024

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s meeting, at Broughton St Mary’s Church, on Monday 12 February 2024 at 7pm

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

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NTBCC full agenda Monday 11 March 2024 and conveners’ reports received so far

This will be an online meeting on Monday 11 March at 7pm, via Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2776483882?pwd=WkdwZWxuWWhDV2Y3eVhXZTQyS2ZwUT09)

  1. Admin/welcome
  2. Minutes of 12th February 2024 meeting and matters arising
  3. Chair’s update
  4. Planning (convener’s report)
  5. Licensing (convener’s report)
    • Planning Section 50 Certificates – Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005
    • Outdoor area for serving alcohol – licensed footprint vs tables & chairs permit
  6. Transport (convener’s report)
    • Feedback from Transport & Environment Committee on 7 March 2024
      • Cllr Mowat’s motion: CCWEL (City Centre West to East Link) project
      • Change in proposal for determining Traffic Orders
  7. Environment (convener’s report)
  8. Culture and Communities (convener’s report)
    • Reopening of the Nelson Monument (to note)
    • Signage for buskers (to note)
    • Fireworks control zones (FCZ) (to note)
    • Events budgeting (to note)
    • Parks and openspace investment (to note)
    • Million tree city/allergens (to note)
  9. AOCB, including news from residents’ associations, and points raised by members of the public.

Please note: before or during the meeting, 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.
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‘Statutory’ agenda for NTBCC meeting on Monday 11 March (via Zoom)

The next NTBCC public meeting will be held on Monday 11 March at 7:00pm, via Zoom (meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2776483882?pwd=WkdwZWxuWWhDV2Y3eVhXZTQyS2ZwUT09).

The detailed agenda will be published in due course, but for now here is the ‘statutory’/framework agenda.

    1. Welcome, introductions and apologies
    2. Approval of draft minutes of previous meeting
    3. Matters arising
    4. Policing matters
    5. Transport
    6. Licensing
    7. Culture & Communities
    8. Environment
    9. Engagement / Communications
    10. Planning
    11. Councillors’ reports
    12. Open Forum (for residents to raise any concerns)
    13. AOCB

As always, members of the public are very welcome to attend this meeting and indeed future meetings (whether in-person or virtual).

Any member of the public who would like to raise an issue in the interim can use the contact form on this website or send us a message via @NTBCC on Twitter and we will respond as soon as we can.

NTBCC ordinary meeting minutes 11 December 2023

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s ordinary meeting, on Zoom, on Monday 11 December 2023 at 7pm

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

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NTBCC full agenda Monday 12 February 2024 and convenor reports received so far

This will be an in-person meeting on Monday 12 February at 7pm, in the Drummond Room at Broughton St Mary’s Church on Bellevue Crescent.

  1. Admin and welcome
  2. Approval of the minutes of the ordinary NTBCC meeting held on 11 December 2023, and matters arising (To approve)
  3. Police report
  4. Chair’s update
    • Report To Council – Review Of Scheme For Community Councils And Their Boundaries
      Relevant CEC papers are here and here.
    • Local Place Plans
    • Edinburgh World Heritage – Management Plan
      Relevant CEC paper is here.
  5. Transport (convener’s report)
    • Trams to Newhaven – Planned Close Out Report
    • Our Future Streets – Impact on New Town Residents
    • George Street – Cross Streets Design Consultation
  6. Planning (convener’s report)
    • Proposal 28 St Andrew Square for change of use from office to hotel
    • Proposal 9-10 St Andrew Square for change of use from office/retail to hotel and restaurant
    • Notice of pre-application for refurbishment of Baillie Gifford office on Leith Street/Calton Square
    • Application for integration of existing commercial premises into the Edinburgh Playhouse.
    • 72-74 Eyre Place Planning Appeal (DPEA) update
    • Points of Interest: 5G installation Drumsheugh Place (renewal refused); approval of hotel on Queensferry Street/Shandwick Place (just outside NTBCC area); approval by CEC Planning Committee of the draft ‘Old & New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site Management Plan’ consultation; Taco Bell taking over former Bank of Scotland, Picardy Place; student accommodation; and Glasgow Willow Tea Rooms to Princes Street
  7. Culture and Communities (convener’s report)
    • Update on current/ongoing issues
  8. Licensing (convener’s report)
    • Licensing Board
      • Update on new Statement of Policy, as related to Overprovision
      • Proposal to fast-track applications for Major Variations
    • Regulatory Committee
      • Update on Short Term Let Licensing, following Judicial Review on STL Planning Policy
      • Sheriff recommendation to add gas safety information as condition (following Fatal Accident Inquiry)
  9. Environment (convener’s report)
  10. Councillors’ reports
  11. AOCB, including news from residents’ associations, and points raised by members of the public.

Please note: before or during the meeting, 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.

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