NTBCC ordinary meeting minutes 11 March 2024

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s meeting, via Zoom, on Monday 11 March 2024 at 7pm

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

URLs have been added by the minutes secretary.

1 Administration and welcome

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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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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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