Cramond and Barnton Community Council

Incorporating Cramond, Barnton, Cammo, Quality Street (West Side)

Meetings of the Community Council are held

EVERY third Thursday of the month (except July, August and December)

at 7:00pm

via Microsoft Teams

The next meeting and AGM of the Community Council members will be held at 7:00pm on Thursday 17 June 2021 via Microsoft Teams

NB “To ensure the proper conduct of CBCC business on behalf of the community, please remember that all communications between the CBCC and official bodies (e.g., CEC) should reflect the views of the community, insofar as the CBCC can reasonably ascertain and that has been agreed by the CBCC or those of its members with delegated responsibilities.

Anyone can of course make suggestions to the CBCC about any matter or point of view they wish considered.

AGENDA

1. Introductory Remarks and Chairman’s Report. Including Confirmation of Office Bearers and Committee Vacancy (John Loudon – Chair)
2. Apologies
3. Approval of May 2021 Meeting Minute
4. Any issues arising from the May Minute (not covered elsewhere in the agenda)
5. Presentation of Annual Accounts 2020/21 (Copy attached?) (Gena Wylie – Treasurer)
6. Police Report (Ian Williamson)
7. Roads and Transport Policy Update (John Howison)
8. Planning Report including updates on CBCC Community Participation Request and Brighouse. (Peter Scott/Kit Campbell/John Loudon)
9. Secretary’s Report including Application for Boundary Fence at Cramond Inn, and Meeting with Cramond Surgery. (Ian Williamson)
10. Councillors Reports
11. Community Council Engagement and how to improve it. – (Sally Chalmers/All)
12. AOB and Closing Remarks.
13. Date of Next Meeting – Thursday 16 September 2021.

Members of the community are invited to attend on a first come, first served basis.

Since lockdown and in compliance with guidance, the Community Council has held 3 virtual meetings to keep Community Councillors and City
Councillors informed about progress on issues on which there has been engagement with the City Council. Updates have been posted on the Community Council’s Facebook page, website and notice boards.

If you wish to attend any meeting, please e-mail cramton17@gmail.com, providing your name, household address and e-mail address. You will be sent an e-mail invitation with;

  • a link to enable you to join the Microsoft Teams meeting
  • information as to how the meeting will be managed.

If you wish to raise a matter of relevance to the Community Council please submit this to cramton17@gmail.com. Typical issues or opportunities within the Community Council’s competences relate to planning, roads, public safety, or other community services or amenities, within Cramond and Barnton.

Remember the Community Council exists to understand and to reflect your views in its engagement processes with the Council and other partners. If there are issues which you feel we should be considering and pursuing let us know.

All Welcome

Ian D Williamson, Secretary, Tel. No. 0131 476 3897.


Normally meetings are held in the Millennium Room, Cramond Kirk Hall, Glebe Road, Cramond. All meetings are currently taking place via Microsoft Teams. 

The Community Council generally invites a speaker to their meetings in order to inform and allow the residents to discuss issues such as our environment, planning, the airport, roads etc. with relevant officials.

Planning Applications: The Community Council will review the applications and sites. speak to residents when requested, apply for Consultee Status if necessary, hold public meetings when appropriate and attend site visits. Information is then sent out to residents on the application, and where appropriate the Community Council response is issued to the Council. In due course a copy of the planning decision report issued to the neighbours when a planning application is decided.

Information: Information sent to the Community Council is placed on local notice boards when relevant to the area and all literature is left at the public meetings for residents to read and request copies. Information acquired by e-mail can also be passed on to residents who wish to be added to our global e-mailing list.

Legal DataCommunity Council meetings are legally required to be held in public a minimum of seven times/year. The Community Council is also legally required to publish and display their minutes. All Community Council members must adhere to the City of Edinburgh’s Code of Conduct. The Community Council has a legal status to comment on planning issues and licensing matters.