Agenda and minutes

Council
Tuesday, 18th July, 2017 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Northallerton

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

Items
No. Item

C.6

Minutes pdf icon PDF 48 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 23 May 2017 (C.33 - C.37) and the Annual Meeting of Council held on 23 May 2017 (C1.C.5), attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 23 May 2017 (C.33 - C.37) and the Annual Meeting of Council held on 23 May 2017 (C.1 – C.5), previously circulated, be signed as correct records.

C.7

Announcements by the Chairman or Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chairman announced that he had presented two long service awards to

Katherine Smith, Hambleton Leisure Centre Receptionist and David Earl, Development Officer – Health and Wellbeing.

C.8

Statement of the Leader and Referrals from Cabinet pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Date of Meeting                          Minute Nos

 

4 July 2017                                 CA.6 to CA.9

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Leader moved Cabinet minutes CA.6 – CA.9 and made a statement to the Council on the following matters:-

 

·                Retirement of Lynne Poulter who had worked for the Council for over 42 years

·                Corporate Peer Challenge

 

THE DECISION:

 

That the reports, resolutions and recommendations of the following meetings of the Cabinet be received, approved and adopted:-

 

Body

Date of Meeting

Minute Nos

 

 

 

Cabinet

4 July 2017

C.6 – C.9

 

C.9

Cabinet Portfolio Statements pdf icon PDF 12 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(a)     The Leader presented a statement submitted by Councillor P R Wilkinson, Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and Finance regarding the Financial Statement, Prison Site progress, Vibrant Market Towns, Business Support and Engagement, Graduates and Apprentices and Economic Development land.

 

(b)     Councillor Mrs B S Fortune, Portfolio Holder for Leisure made a statement regarding the Hambleton Leisure Centre Health and Fitness project, Sports Awards, Walking Football, Community Safety, Bedale Public Art, Sport England – Local Swim Pilot and UCI – Cycling Road World Championships.

 

(c)     Councillor Mrs I Sanderson, Portfolio Holder for Governance made a statement regarding Electoral Services, ICT, Customer Services and Design and Maintenance.

 

(d)     Councillor D Webster, Portfolio Holder for Planning made a statement regarding the Local Plan, Housing and Development Management.

 

(e)     Councillor S Watson, Portfolio Holder for Environmental Health, Waste and Recycling made a statement regarding Fly Tipping, Environmental Health and Waste and Street Scene and provided an update on Green Waste – the current revenue was at £730,450 and the licenses purchased equated to just under 52%.

C.10

Members' Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 81 KB

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

Minutes:

At a meeting held on 23 May 2017 Council had appointed the Appeals Committee in accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 and had given authority for the Independent Remuneration Panel to be asked to advise on whether a Special Responsibility Allowance should be paid to the Chairman of the Appeals Committee.   This report sought consideration of the recommendation from the Independent Remuneration Panel.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That the recommendation from the Independent Remuneration Panel to pay the Chairman of the Appeals Committee a Special Responsibility Allowance not be accepted.

C.11

Appointment to the Parking and Traffic Regulation Outside London Adjudication Joint Committee pdf icon PDF 14 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

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Minutes:

The Chief Executive submitted a report seeking consideration of a request to replace the Portfolio Holder for Governance on the Parking and Traffic Regulation Outside London Adjudication Joint Committee.  A copy of an amended report had been circulated prior to the meeting.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Councillor N A Knapton be appointed as the representative on the Parking and Traffic Regulation Outside London Adjudication Joint Committee.

C.12

Community Governance Review - Bedale and Aiskew pdf icon PDF 19 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive submitted a report setting out the further consultation responses received in respect of the Council’s draft proposals for the community governance arrangements of two parishes, namely Bedale and Aiskew, and sought approval of the final recommendations 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 is satisfied that the existing arrangements properly reflect the identities and interests of the community and are effective and convenient.

C.13

Change of Name - Exelby, Leeming and Newton Parish Council pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive submitted a report seeking consideration of a request received from Exelby, Leeming and Newton Parish Council for a change of name of the parish and sought approval of the recommendation to change the name of Exelby, Leeming and Newton parish to Exelby, Leeming and Londonderry parish.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That:-

 

(1)     the parish of Exelby, Leeming and Newton be renamed Exelby, Leeming and Londonderry parish; and

 

(2)     a Notice be published in accordance with the statutory requirements set out in paragraph 5.2 of the report.