Agenda and draft minutes

Council - Tuesday, 17th December, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Maple Suite 2, Allerton Court Hotel, Darlington Road, Northallerton, DL6 2XF

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

Items
No. Item

C.22

Minutes pdf icon PDF 70 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 17 September 2019 (C.17 - C.21), attached.

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 17 September 2019 (C.17 - C.21), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.

C.23

Announcements by the Chairman or Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chairman presented Long Service Awards to Judith McKenzie for 40 years’ service; Catherine Briggs, Michelle Burne, Jean Cockerline, Fiona Crisp, Nigel Dodsworth, Mark Horn, Mick Jewitt, Denis Plowman, Alison Readman, Emma Thornton and Tim Wood for 30 years’ service.

C.24

Statement of the Leader and Referrals from Cabinet pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Date of Meeting                          Minute Nos

 

8 October 2019                           CA.21

5 November 2019                       CA.24 to CA.26

3 December 2019                       CA.31 to CA.36

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Leader made a statement to the Council on the following matters:-

 

·                General Election;

·                the transfer of the cobbles in Stokesley;

·                £700,000 investment into the Stokesley sports and leisure facilities;

·                car park review in Easingwold;

·                £650,000 investment into the sports hall and 3G pitch in Easingwold;

·                the handing over of the Galtres Centre for use by the community;

·                Lambert Hospital purchase;

·                £1.7m investment into the Thirsk and Sowerby Sports Village;

·                major refurbishment of the Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre;

·                Crematorium project;

·                Treadmills development;

·                High Street Fund;

·                UCI;

·                consultation with Members on the delivery of new projects within Bedale; and

·                the hosting of the finish of the Tour de Yorkshire in May.


The Leader moved Cabinet minutes CA.21 (8 October 2019); CA.24 – CA.26 (5 November 2019) and CA.31 – CA.36 (3 December 2019).

 

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

8 October 2019

CA.21

 

5 November 2019

CA.24 – CA.26

 

3 December 2019

CA.31 – CA.36

 

Note:Management Team left the room prior to consideration and voting of Cabinet Minutes CA.31 – CA.36 (3 December 2019) and returned to the meeting prior to consideration of the Cabinet Portfolio Statements.

C.25

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 C4Di; Future High Street Funds; 2019/20 Quarter 2 Revenue Position, Capital Programme and Treasury Management; Council Tax Reduction Scheme; Council Tax empty homes discounts and the Commercial Property Portfolio.

 

(b)     Councillor Mrs B S Fortune, Portfolio Holder for Leisure made a statement regarding the UCI World Championships; Making a Difference Grants; Sowerby Sports Village; North Northallerton Sports Village; excellent pool water at Bedale; BigWeekend Success; Stokesley Leisure Centre gym and Take That Step – Adult Weight Management Scheme.  A request was made on behalf of Northallerton Town Council for consideration to be given to the placement of a commemorative plaque for the UCI World Championships.

 

(c)     Councillor Mrs I Sanderson, Portfolio Holder for Governance made a statement regarding the General Election and Electoral Services; unlicensed taxis; HR policies; the Council’s Digital Programme; Thirsk Farmers’ Market and markets in Northallerton and Thirsk over the festive season.

 

(d)     Councillor D Webster, Portfolio Holder for Planning made a statement the Local Plan; Development Management; housing the homelessness prevention services and the North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership.

 

(e)     Councillor S Watson, Portfolio Holder for Environmental Health, Waste and Recycling made a statement regarding Waste and Street Scene; carbon reduction and Environmental Health.  A comment was made regarding the increase of £5 for the green bin fee and a question was asked regarding the business case for the introduction of electric vans which was responded to at the meeting.

C.26

Referral from the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Date of Meeting                          Minute Nos

 

22 October 2019                         AGS.14 to AGS.15

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

22 October 2019

AGS.14 – AGS.15

 

C.27

Referral from the Licensing Committee pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Date of Meeting                          Minute Nos

 

26 November 2019                     LC.9 to LC.10

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

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

 

Body

Date of Meeting

Minute Nos

 

Licensing Committee

26 November 2019

LC.9 – LC.10

 

Note:Councillor G W Dadd left the meeting at approximately 2.35pm.

C.28

Notice of Motion

To be moved by Councillor Mark Robson and seconded by Councillor Peter Wilkinson:

 

Friarage Hospital

 

"Hambleton District Council would urge in the strongest possible terms that South Tees Hospitals HNS Foundation Trust take all possible steps to secure the long term future of the Northallerton Friarage Hospital."

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Mark Robson and seconded by Councillor Peter Wilkinson that:

 

"Hambleton District Council would urge in the strongest possible terms that South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust take all possible steps to secure the long term provision of Emergency Medical Care at the Northallerton Friarage Hospital."

 

THE DECISION:

 

That the Notice of Motion be supported.

C.29

Appointment to Committees pdf icon PDF 16 KB

Report of the Chief Executive.

Minutes:

This report considered a request from the Conservative Group to change the membership of the Scrutiny Committee; the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee and the Standards Hearings Panel Pool.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That:-

 

(1)     Councillor Kevin Hardisty replaces Councillor Mrs J W Mortimer on the Scrutiny Committee; and

 

(2)     Councillor Malcolm Taylor replaces Councillors Mrs J W Mortimer on the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee and the Standards Hearings Panel Pool.