NTBCC ordinary meeting minutes 9 October 2023

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s ordinary meeting, at Broughton St Mary’s church, on Monday 9 October 2023 at 7pm

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NTBCC full agenda Monday 13 November 2023 and convenor reports received so far

This will be an online meeting on Monday 13 November 2023 via Zoom (link) at 7pm. We’ll open the meeting at 6:45 so we can start promptly.

To access the meeting, please use the Zoom link here.

  1. Admin and welcome
  2. Approval of the minutes of the ordinary NTBCC meeting held on 9 October 2023, and matters arising (To approve/discuss)
  3. Police report (if received) (To note/discuss)
  4. Chair’s update
  5. Licensing (convener’s report)
    • Short Term Let Licensing scheme – Home Letting vs Secondary Letting (To discuss)
    • Alcohol Licensing
      • New draft policy statement and consultation (To note)
      • Police annual report 2022-2023 (To note)
    • Street trading and market operators consultation (To note)
    • SEV licensing – CEC regulatory committee evidence session on 27 Oct (To note)
  6. Planning (convener’s report)
    • Concerns over planning (class use/enforcement) and licensing for cafés
    • Update on STL planning applications and licensing register
    • Proposed development in the Canon Court aparthotel car-park (23/06328/FUL)
    • Broughton Market (23/06502/FUL)  Change of use from office accommodation to serviced apartments
    • Edinburgh Council’s conservation and adaption initiative
  7. Transport (convener’s report)
    • George Street and the First New Town project (update on side streets)
    • Travelling Safely update (including Waverley Station masterplan/Waterloo Place bus trial)
    • Response to HES consultation regarding Holyrood Park
    • Report on outcome of Hardie Inquiry
    • Updates: Trams project, East London Street and LEZ
  8. Environment (convener’s report)
  9. Culture and Communities (convener’s report)
    • Presentation/discussion on Edinburgh Council’s community council review
      (There were no relevant items arising from this cycle of CEC committee meetings.)
  10. 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 meeting minutes 11 September 2023

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s ordinary meeting, on Zoom, on Monday 11 September 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 meeting minutes 14 August 2023

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s ordinary meeting, at Broughton St Mary’s church, on Monday 14 August 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 meeting minutes 12 June 2023

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s ordinary meeting, at Broughton St Mary’s church, on Monday 12 June 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 meeting full agenda Monday 14 August 2023, and convenor reports received so far

NTBCC ordinary meeting: Drummond room at Broughton St Mary’s Church on Bellevue Crescent
Monday 14 August, starting at 7:00pm

    1. Welcome / Introductions / Attendance
    2. Approval of the minutes of the ordinary NTBCC meeting held on 12th June 2023 (To approve)
    3. Matters arising from previous minutes (and not included on agenda below) (To discuss)
    4. Police matters and proposal for improved reporting (To note/discuss)
    5. Culture and Communities (Convener’s report)
      • CEC Culture & Communities Committee held on 10 August 2023
      • Edinburgh’s Winter Festivals – update on procurement (To note / discuss)
      • Calton Hill – Request to Re-open Nelson Monument (To note)
    6. Licensing (Convener’s report)
      • HMO Best Practice Guide 2023 consultation (closing 10 August) (To note)
      • STL Licensing – Council update following the Judicial Review (To note)
      • Licensing applications – e.g. 1 Gayfield Square (To discuss)
    7. Transport (Convener’s report)
      • Tram works – handover / Road safety Audit (To note)
      • East London Street – petition at 17 August Transport & Environment Committee (To note)
      • Picardy Place – compliance with Edinburgh Street Design Guidance (To note / discuss)
      • Participation Request vs. less formal discussions with Transport Officials (To note / discuss)
    8. Planning (Convener’s report)
    9. Environment (Convener’s report)
    10. Governance
      • Future planning for Office Bearers (To discuss)
      • CEC upcoming consultation re. Community councils boundaries / funding etc. (To note / discuss)
    11. AGM (as agreed to be held on 9 October (In Person) and committee reports)
    12. Residents’ Open Forum / AOCB

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 meeting minutes 10 April 2023

Minutes of New Town & Broughton Community Council’s ordinary meeting, at Broughton St Mary’s church, on Monday 10 April 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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