These minutes were approved at our meeting on 25 January 2022.
Niall McColl welcomed everyone to the meeting.
2. Passing of MCTCC Treasurer Gerald Hirst
Gerald Hirst passed away early in November 2021. Tam and Niall paid tribute to Gerald’s extensive contributions to the community council and the wider community.
3. Attendance and Apologies
3.1. Community Councillors
Tam Coyle (V/C), David Cowan (Secretary), Peter Hayman, Eileen Mills, Gary Atkinson, Carla Arrighi and Scott Thornton.
3.3. Elected Representatives
Lord Provost Philip Braat (for part of meeting), Deputy Lord Provost Christy Mearns, Cllr Eva Bolander, Cllr Angus Millar
Constable Rob Wilson – Police Scotland, Donnie MacLeod – Glasgow City Council Education Department
4. Minutes of Last Meeting (26 October 2021)
4.1. Update on Action Points
|1||Raise the matter of repeating eight week licensing applications with the Licensing Committee for redress and to consider if these are undermining authority and notify MCTCC of other streets with similar application types||Depute Lord Provost Mearns||Still trying to get a response from Licensing to discuss this and other things|
|2||Raise the issue of parking on pavements once more with the police and Council||Cllrs Bolander and Millar||AM has raised issue for several streets in the MCTCC area.|
|3||Make enquiries about the Jocelyn Square development and give feedback to the next MCTCC meeting||Cllr Millar||EB – there would be no update from planning to councillors if work is starting.|
|4||Incorporate Eileen Mills’ corrections to the September minutes in the final minutes and on the website||David Cowan, Niall McColl||Done|
|5||Discussion re Funding for Greening||Cllr Bolander and Peter Hayman||EB has been in touch with the project officer.PH has tried to promote MC green area – Deanside Well Gardens|
|6||Arrange meeting re Friends of Ramshorn (after COP)||Cllr Bolander and Duncan MacLaren||TC will continue conversation with DM, EB and AM|
|7||Check on regulations re lighting of tower cranes||Cllr Bolander||Tower crane on Candleriggs site now illuminated|
|8||Raise cost of reinstating Crossrail at the High St Goods yard face to face||Peter Hayman|
|9||Arrange for removal of “open daily” signage from Ramshorn Graveyard||Cllr Bolander|
4.2. Corrections to minutes of last meeting
No changes were requested.
Proposed by: Eileen Mills
Seconded by: Carla Arrighi
5. Matters Arising
There were no matters arising from the last meeting.
6. Police Report (Rob Wilson)
6.2. Questions raised
- firstname.lastname@example.org so that officers can arrange for other resources to be made available.
7. Elected Members Reports
7.1. Deputy Lord Provost Christy Mearns
7.2. Cllr Eva Bolander
7.3. Cllr Angus Millar
7.4. Lord Provost Philip Braat
8. Planning (Peter Hayman)
8.1. New Applications
3 or 4 minor applications, nothing of note.
8.2. Other Developments
St Enoch Masterplan progress can be seen at the St Enoch website (https://st-enoch.com/masterplan/)
TC – sketches on the site visit were misleading as the hotel drawing suggested 16 storeys but the current plan is for 25 storeys
9. Licencing (Tam Coyle)
No licencing applications this month
10. Social Media (Niall McColl)
10.1. General awareness since November 2020
11. Local Issues (all)
11.1. Warner Bros filming
11.2. Leaflet distribution
12.1. Consultation on proposal for new School – Donnie MacLeod, Glasgow City Council
12.2. Finance update
Expenditure since AGM = £217, £202 of which is printing, remainder being our Zoom subscription
12.3. Statue of Mercury
12.4. Ramshorn Signage
EM – can the sign stating its open daily should be removed.
13. Date of next meeting
Tuesday 25th January 2022 at 7pm (TBC as this is Burns Night)
14. 2022 Meeting Schedule
15. Action Points
|1||Report back on meeting with Mairi Miller re Connolly’s bar||Christy Mearns|
|2||Follow up re Ramshorn||Tam Coyle|
|3||Raise Connolly’s bar issues with Mairi Miller||Tam Coyle & Christy Mearns|
|4||Report noise issues to Council team and police||All|
|5||Follow up on Annie Millers’ pub licence withdrawal||Eva Bolander|
|6||Update on progress of Waterfront development||All councillors|
|7||Follow up re missing statue on John St||Christy Mearns & Carla Arrighi|