Agenda and minutes

Council
Tuesday, 12th December, 2017 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

Items
No. Item

C.21

Minutes pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 12 September 2017 (C.14 - C.20), attached.

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 12 September 2017 (C.14 - C.20), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.

C.22

Statement of the Leader and Referrals from Cabinet pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Date of Meeting                          Minute Nos

 

10 October 2017                         CA.24 to CA.26

7 November 2017                       CA.32

5 December 2017                       To follow

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Leader moved Cabinet minutes CA.24 - CA.26; CA.32 and CA.38 – CA.41 and made a statement to the Council on the following matters:-

 

·                Major projects which had progressed over the last 12 months: North Northallerton; Dalton Bridge; Sowerby Gateway; Northallerton former Prison site; Northallerton Leisure Centre.

·                The third lowest Council Tax authority in the Country.

 

The Leader presented a retirement gift of a lifetime membership of the Hambleton Leisure Centre to Mr Steve Prentice, Building Services Manager.  Steve would retire from the Authority on 20 December 2017 after 36 years and 9 months service.  The Leader thanked Steve for his dedication and hard work and wished him well on behalf of the Authority.

 

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

10 October 2017

CA.24 to CA.26

 

7 November 2017

CA.32

 

5 December 2017

CA.38 to CA.41

 

C.23

Referral from the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Date of Meeting                          Minute Nos

 

24 October 2017                         AGS.13 to AGS.14

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the reports, resolutions and recommendations of the following meeting of the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee be received, approved and adopted:-

 

Body

Date of Meeting

Minute Nos

 

Audit, Governance and Standards Committee

24 October 2017

AGS.13 to AGS.14

 

C.24

Cabinet Portfolio Statements pdf icon PDF 15 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(a)     Councillor P R Wilkinson, Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and Finance made a statement regarding progress on the Dalton Bridge project; Northallerton Prison site progress; Vibrant Market Towns and the Financial Statement

 

(b)     Councillor Mrs B S Fortune, Portfolio Holder for Leisure made a statement regarding the Sports Awards; Adult Weight Management Contract (Take That Step); Northallerton Leisure Centre Health and Fitness project; QUEST Awards; Sowerby Sports Village; Tour de Yorkshire 2018; Bedale Artwork and Community Safety.  Councillor Fortune wished to thank all those involved in the opening of the new fitness suite extension at the Hambleton Leisure Centre which had opened on 11 December.

 

(c)     Councillor Mrs I Sanderson, Portfolio Holder for Governance made a statement regarding Design and Maintenance; Customer Services and Communications; ICT and the Parking and Traffic Regulations Outside London meeting (PATROL)

 

(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 Green Waste; Fly Tipping; new vehicles; Environmental Health and Bedale Air Quality Management.  A question was asked regarding the programme of suspension of the garden waste collections and whether there would be any benefit regarding extending the programme so that suspension would not start until later in the year to take account of changing weather conditions.

C.25

Independent Remuneration Panel pdf icon PDF 14 KB

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

Minutes:

The Director of Law and Governance (Monitoring Officer) submitted a report seeking approval of the membership of the third member of the Independent Remuneration Panel.  The term of office for the existing members expired in September 2017 and a recruitment exercise had been undertaken between May and August 2017.  However, only two applications had been received from Mr M Holford and Mr R Fishwick.  The Local Authorities (Members’ Allowances) England) Regulations 2003 stipulated that the Panel comprised at least three independent Members.  Following the continuation of the recruitment exercise an application had been received from Mr Stuart Bradnam, Chairman of Romanby Parish Council.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Mr S Bradnam be appointed to the Independent Remuneration Panel for a period of 4 years expiring in September 2021.