Agenda

Venue: Dean of Guild Court Room - City Chambers

Contact: Natalie Le Couteur  Blair Ritchie

Items
No. Item

1. Order of Business

1.1

Order of Business

Including any notices of motion and any other items of business submitted as urgent for consideration at the meeting.

2. Declaration of Interests

2.1

Declaration of Interests

Members should declare any financial and non-financial interests they have in the items of business for consideration, identifying the relevant agenda item and the nature of their interest.

3. Deputations

3.1

Deputations

If any

4. Minutes

4.1

Minutes pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Minute of Culture and Communities Committee of 12 November 2019  – submitted for approval as a correct record

5. Forward Planning

5.1

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Culture and Communities Committee Work Programme

5.2

Rolling Actions Log pdf icon PDF 252 KB

Rolling Actions Log – January 2020

6. Business Bulletin

6.1

Culture and Communities Business Bulletin pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Culture and Communities Business Bulletin

7. Presentations

7.1

None.

None.

8. Executive Decisions

8.1

The Quaich Outline Business Case pdf icon PDF 1018 KB

8.2

Site Proposals and Options for Edinburgh’s Christmas 2020 pdf icon PDF 519 KB

8.3

Police Partnership Performance and Activity Report: 1 July 2019 to 30 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 432 KB

9. Routine Decisions

9.1

Development of a Public Space Management Plan pdf icon PDF 172 KB

9.2

Draft Allotment Regulations - Public Consultation pdf icon PDF 411 KB

9.3

Festivals and Events Core Programme 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 188 KB

9.4

Edinburgh: Million Tree City pdf icon PDF 151 KB

9.5

Internal Audit - Localities Operating Model- referral from Governance, Risk and Best Value Committee pdf icon PDF 474 KB

Internal Audit - Localities Operating Model- referral from Governance, Risk and Best Value Committee

10. Motions

10.1

Motion by Councillor Rae - Bingham Cup

Motion by Councillor Rae - Bingham Cup

 

Committee:

1.       Notes the launch on Friday 25th October of the Bingham Cup 2022 Bid, facilitated by the Caledonian Thebans RFC, which aims to bring the biggest world's LGBT-inclusive rugby tournament to Edinburgh in 2022.

 

2.       Notes the Bingham Cup enjoys participation from over 100 city-based teams from across the world.

 

3.       Recognises the immense and wide-ranging benefits that hosting this global inclusive sporting event will bring to our City.

 

4.       Acknowledges the input required from stakeholders across the City to facilitate the success of the bid.

 

5.       Therefore requests Council form a Steering Group, inviting key stakeholders including Scottish Rugby and the Bingham Cup Bid Committee to participate, with the objective of bringing the Bingham Cup 2022 to Edinburgh.

10.2

Motion by Councillor Brown - VISER - Visually Impaired Supporters Enjoying Rugby

Motion by Councillor Brown - VISER - Visually Impaired Supporters Enjoying Rugby

 

1.       Acknowledges the partnership between Edinburgh Rugby, BATs Rugby and the Royal Blind School to develop a braille ‘rugby pitch’ which allows people who are visually impaired to follow a rugby match via guided finger movement together with the aid of audio commentary.

2.       Congratulates all involved in the project, including pupils from the Trinity Academy who volunteered trialling out the braille rugby board at recent Edinburgh Rugby fixtures at Murrayfield.

3.       Recognises that the partnership is currently in discussion with companies to design and produce a 3D braille rugby pitch to enhance the experience further and increase further participation.

4.       Notes that the partnership is also keen to explore funding opportunities to further roll out the concept, and to hear from anyone interested in being part of this unique project.

 

10.3

Motion by Councillor Osler - Winter Festival Consultation

Motion by Councillor Osler - Winter Festival Consultation

 

1.         Committee notes the commitment to consult the public on the Edinburgh Winter Festival Programme which should follow the completion of the current contract with Underbelly.

 

2.         Committee agrees to establish a short term working group, including representatives of all Council political groups to reflect the views of all the community to help shape the content of that Consultation.