The Community Council meeting of the 7 April 2020 has been cancelled.
According to the minute of 25 February 2020:
"At the Chairman ‘s invitation John McNeill, Senior Public Safety Officer, City of Edinburgh Council, spoke about the serious concern and many complaints which had been voiced over the issue of a street trader’s licence for the sale of Christmas trees on the Old Coltbridge in November/December 2019. He confirmed that that there is no procedure for objecting to the issue of a temporary licence, which
We were delighted to welcome David Ellis at our 25 February meeting to hear about progress on the Quaich Project. According to the minutes of 25 February 2020:
"D Ellis explained that The Quaich Project is a partnership between the Council and the Ross Development Trust, the charitable trust set up about five years ago by Norman Springford and himself to utilise a gift of £5m from Norman Springford to replace the dilapidated Ross
According to the minutes of 25 February 2020:
"A Orr invited participation in a neighbourhood consultation on the revised proposals to be held in Murrayfield Parish Church Centre on 12 March between 5.30 pm and 8 pm."
"[The Scottish Government Reporter had] refused the appeal and in so doing had upheld two of the Committee’s points:-
- The objection by SEPA with regard to flooding risk, and
- The extent to which the rear garden
Having removed a hoarding from Roseburn Terrace, JC Decaux are to replace the remaining one with a digital version. The immediate result according to City of Edinburgh Council Road Engineers will be three-way lights and lane closure at Roseburn Street / Terrace from 4-6 March for installation equipment.
A perennial of Community Council agendas...
The City Council are currently alerting people to the issue, and we've included in useful downloads below a form of words to help residents alert each other to the problem.
Fascinating discussion with Gordon McOmish, City of Edinburgh Council Flood Prevention team leader, at our 14 January meeting. Details of how the Water of Leith is monitored, how his team works, who is on standby, the flood prevention limits of the reservoirs, how climate change may have altered the effectiveness of the new flood prevention scheme, and more, can all be found in the Minutes of 14 January 2020.
... have issued a new poster, which is available under Useful Downloads below.
According to the minutes of 14 January 2020: "Following withdrawal of the original application for a development of 19 houses at 9 Kinellan Road, a modified proposal is anticipated but has not yet appeared. The Planning Department has refused to make a Tree Preservation Order on the sequoia adjacent to the site... Unauthorised tree work was once again observed at 9 Kinellan Road on 30 November, and a notice of suspected breach of planning regulations was submitted.
The various diversion notices are available under Useful Downloads, below.
According to Karolina Baran, City Council Engineer,
"The Coltbridge Viaduct refurbishment works are on the way and progressing well.
However, to repair timber steps along the SW wing wall, we are going to close the steps for approx. 3 weeks, 10/02-28/02. Attached are signs that we will be placing at the various points on approach to the steps to catch members of the public from