Agenda and minutes

Tuesday, 17th April, 2018 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 27 February 2018 (C.26 - C.33), attached.




That the minutes of the meeting held on 27 February 2018 (C.26 - C.33), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.


Statement of the Leader and Referrals from Cabinet pdf icon PDF 9 KB

Date of Meeting                          Minute Nos


10 April 2018                               To follow


The Leader moved Cabinet minutes CA.58 – CA.59 and made a statement to the Council on the following matters:-


·                Devolution

·                Fly Tipping


The Leader referred to Councillor Claire Palmer’s recent move from UKIP to the Yorkshire Party.


The Leader also announced that Chief Constable Dave Jones of North Yorkshire Police had retired with immediate effect after 32 years’ service to the Police Force.  The Leader, who had found it a privilege to work with Mr Jones, wished to record thanks on behalf of the authority and wished him well for his future.




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



Date of Meeting

Minute Nos





10 April 2018

CA.58 – CA.59



Cabinet Portfolio Statements pdf icon PDF 12 KB

Additional documents:


(a)     Councillor P R Wilkinson, Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and Finance made a statement regarding progress on the Dalton Bridge and Prison Site; Business Support and funding.  Councillor Wilkinson provided an update on the external funding that had been secured totalling £4,281,000 which had resulted in an additional 60 jobs over 20 different companies.  A number of questions were asked relating to the prison development and were responded to at the meeting.


(b)     Councillor Mrs B S Fortune, Portfolio Holder for Leisure made a statement regarding the opening of the Northallerton Leisure Centre; Tour de Yorkshire 2018; Sowerby Sports Village funding; Making a Difference Grants and the award of the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme, Bronze Award.  Councillor Mrs Fortune provided an update on the Northallerton Leisure Centre, there had been over 500 for new gym memberships and 100 toning memberships issued.


(c)     Councillor Mrs I Sanderson, Portfolio Holder for Governance made a statement regarding the LED lighting scheme; works at the Civic Centre; a short term agreement to provide 100 parking permits for North Yorkshire Police in Crosby Road Car Park; provision of electricity bollards in Northallerton High Street and the Council’s GovMetric system which measures customer satisfaction.


(d)     Councillor D Webster, Portfolio Holder for Planning made a statement providing an update on the Local Plan; the Homelessness Reduction Act which came into effect on 3 April 2018; resettlement of refugees and Development Management.  Councillor Webster reported that it was envisaged that Development Management would be fully staffed once all the necessary notice periods and checking of references had been completed.


(e)     Councillor S Watson, Portfolio Holder for Environmental Health, Waste and Recycling made a statement Waste and Street Scene; Green Waste collections; route optimisation; fly tipping and Environmental Health.


Request to Change Name of Aiskew Parish pdf icon PDF 18 KB

Report of the Chief Executive


This report sought consideration of a request (under the provisions of Section 75 of the Local Government Act 1972) from Aiskew Parish Council to change the name of Aiskew parish to Aiskew and Leeming Bar parish.






(1)     the parish of Aiskew be renamed Aiskew and Leeming Bar parish; and


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