Agenda and minutes

Council
Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, North Yorkshire County Council, County Hall, Northallerton

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

Items
No. Item

C.33

Minutes pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 4 April 2017 (C.31 - C.32), attached.

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 4 April 2017 (C.30 - C.32), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.

C.34

Announcements by the Chairman or Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chairman presented a cheque in the sum of £1000 to Linda Stead, a representative from the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, as the recipient of funds raised on behalf of the Chairman’s charity which the Chairman had supported during his term of office.

 

C.35

Community Governance Review - Consultation Responses pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented a report setting out the consultation responses received in respect of the Community Governance arrangements for two parishes, namely Bedale and Aiskew, and sought approval of the recommendation that there be no changes to the current community governance and electoral arrangements.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Council approves the continuation of the existing community governance and electoral arrangements for the existing parishes of Bedale and Aiskew, as it was satisfied that the existing arrangements properly reflected the identities and interests of the community, and were effective and convenient.

C.36

The Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 - Investigation of Statutory Officers pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented a report which provided explanatory guidance on the provisions of the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 and its implications on the Council’s current arrangements.  The report recommended to Council amendments to the Disciplinary Committee and sought approval for a new Appeals Panel.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That:-

 

(1)     the Disciplinary Committee be renamed the Investigations and Disciplinary Committee;

 

(2)     the membership of the Investigations and Disciplinary Committee be varied as set out in paragraph 3.6 of the report;

 

(3)     the functions set out in paragraph 3.5 of the report be delegated to the Investigations and Disciplinary Committee;

 

(4)     an Appeals Committee be appointed with the membership and terms of reference set out in paragraph 4.3 of the report;

 

(5)     Members of the Appeals Committee be appointed in accordance with the wishes of the political groups;

 

(6)     the Remuneration Panel be asked to advise on whether a Special Responsibility Allowance should be paid to the Chairman of the Appeals Committee;

 

(7)     the Investigations and Disciplinary Committee and the Appeals Committee be formally appointed at the Annual Meeting of Council; and

 

(8)     the Director of Law and Governance be given authority to make any consequential changes to the Constitution.

C.37

Hambleton Development Company Limited - Change of Company Name pdf icon PDF 15 KB

Report of the Director of Law and Governance (Monitoring Officer)

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented a report which considered changing the company name of the Hambleton Development Company Limited.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That:-

 

(1)        Hambleton Development Company Limited be renamed Central Northallerton Development Company Limited; and

 

(2)        authority be given to Dr Justin Ives (as a director of the Company) to take any and all necessary steps on behalf of the Council as shareholder to formally implement the change of company name recommended at (1) above.