NOTES of Meeting Community Council Together on Trams (CCTT) & Tram Team (TT) 25 April 2019

1. Welcome, introductions, minutes

  • Present: Darren Wraight (DW), Jennifer Marlborough, Rob Levick, Angus Hardie, Charlotte Encombe, Andrew Mckenzie, Harald Tobermann (HT), Rob Leech (RL)
  • Agreed: to ask Bruce Ryan to do future minutes (costs covered by Anturas)

2. Update TT team

a. Progress on CEC work on multi-year environmental cost/benefits post-tram

  • Noted: this is being progressed by Hannah Ross (HR) who will advise

b. Confirmation of official ECI period (given the delayed mobilisation)

Noted: ECI is underway, but not all senior contractor staff are in Edinburgh. ECI will end 9 October 2019. Lane closures with heras and barrier will commence from 10 October 2019. To confirm the track slab design the contractor will carry out ground and site investigation along the route[note i]. This will be carried out via trail holes and bores. These works will be carried out under minor traffic management lasting on average 5 days per location.

  • Noted: DW as ‘in-house’ stakeholder rep, and contractors are co-locating to 200 Bonnington Rd (200BR) for the period (perhaps beyond); other members of TT: HR (ca 1 day at 200BR) and RL (as required at 200BR) based at their respective main offices. New TT communication person is being recruited. Client team includes CEC tram team, Anturas, Turner Townsend, Atkins.
  • Agreed: DW to provide diagram of all entities and key personnel involved and glossary of acronyms
  • Noted: detailed trader logistics survey in progress; more info at next meeting

3. Update CCTT

  • Noted: HT had meetings with Paul Lawrence, Hannah Ross and George Lowder to prepare the ground for CCTT/TT meetings during ECI period
  • Noted: the role of the Traffic Management Review Panel (TMRP): includes representation of some but not all relevant groups (e.g. pedestrians and bus passengers – as opposed to bus operator – don’t have a dedicated voice)[note ii]
  • Agree ‘shopping list’ (see below) priority, scope, input required, date decision required
  • Agreed: see bolditems in table below

4. Agree future meeting dates during ECI period

  • Agreed: monthly meetings at 200BR on last THU, apart May (date tbc) and July (holiday[note iii]): 29 (tbc) May, 27 June, 29 August, 26 September; meetings beyond September TBA
  • Agreed: due to pace of mobilisation, to meet contractors’ senior staff at June meeting
  • Agreed: to keep an eye on Constitution Street fixing points and pre-works

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LHNCC minutes: March 2019

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 26 March 2019 at 6.30pm

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LHNCC minutes: February 2019

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 26 February 2019 at 6.30pm Continue reading

LHNCC minutes: January 2019

Minutes of the Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council ordinary meeting, held at Leith Community Centre on Tuesday 22 January 2019 at 6.30pm Continue reading

Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting, 29 November 2018

Minutes of the Community Councils Together on Trams/Trams Team meeting, held in Leith Community Education Centre on Thursday 29 November at 5:30pm

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LHNCC agenda: 27 November 2018

Shore Room, Leith Community Education Centre, Newkirkgate

Tuesday 27 November at 6.30pm

  1. Introductions and apologies for absence
  2. Minutes of previous meeting
  3. Matters arising
  4. Police Report
  5. Reports: Secretary and Treasurer
  6. Councillors’, MSPs’ and MP’s reports
  7. Planning update
    Please see also briefing document circulated separately.
    Details for all local applications are available on LHNCC planning web-page.

    1. 1-5 Baltic Street: 18/07468/PAN
    2. Bath Road (Salamander Street)18/08206/FUL
    3. Great Junction Street: 17/05415/FUL
    4. (Coatfield Lane & Giles Street): 18/08051/FUL
    5. Western Harbour Waterfront: 09/00165/OUT
  8. CCTT (Community Councils Together on Trams)
    Please see response to second trams consultation on LHNCC website.
  9. Local events & feedback
    Details available on LHNCC’s Event web-page.

    1. Victoria Primary School Christmas Lights
    2. Leith Chooses Launch – Information circulated
    3. WW1 Commemoration (10/11/18) & Leith Remembrance Service 11/11/18
  10. CEC Consultations
    Please see also CEC consultation hub and LHNCC’s other work web-page.

    1. Planning for Change, Delivering Services 2019-2023, closing date 7/12/19
    2. CEC Proposal for a Transient Visitor Levy/Tourist Tax within the City. closing date10/12/18
    3. Common Good Register, closing date 31/12/18
    4. NE Neighbourhood Partnership: Group exercise to help us understand how people think we should spend and invest in Council Services. Information circulated.
    5. Leith Neighbourhood Partnership Agenda Planning Meeting, 6.00pm, Monday, 3 December 2018, Nelson Hall, McDonald Road Library
  11. AOCB
  12. Date of next meeting: Tuesday 22 January 2019