Agenda and minutes

Council
Tuesday, 17th May, 2016 2.15 pm

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

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

Items
No. Item

C.1

Chairman

To elect a Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor C A Les and seconded by Councillor M Barningham that Councillor J Noone be elected Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year.  There were no other nominations.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Councillor J Noone be elected Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year.

 

(The Chairman then signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office and took the Chair).

C.2

Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor N A Knapton and seconded by Councillor R Kirk that Councillor D Hugill be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year.  There were no other nominations.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Councillor D Hugill be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year.

 

(The Vice-Chairman then signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office).

C.3

Announcements by the Chairman or Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chairman announced that he would be supporting the Yorkshire Air Ambulance as his chosen charity for his term of office.

C.4

Cabinet Members and Delegation of Functions pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented a report which asked the Leader to inform the Council of the appointments to the Cabinet for 2016/17 and asked the Council to consider approving the Scheme of Delegation for Officers.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That:-

 

(a)     the appointments to Cabinet by the Leader for 2016/17 be noted as follows:-

 

Councillor Peter Wilkinson

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Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for  Finance and Economic Development

Councillor Mrs Bridget Fortune

-

Portfolio Holder for Leisure

Councillor Brian Phillips

-

Portfolio Holder for Planning

Councillor Nigel Knapton

-

Portfolio Holder for Governance

Councillor Steven Watson

-

Portfolio Holder for Environmental Health, Waste and Recycling

 

(b)     that the Scheme of Delegation for Officers be approved.

C.5

Allocation of Seats and Appointments to Committees and Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive asked the Council to consider approving the appointment of various Committees and appointments to Outside Bodies.

 

To comply with the Constitution that required Committee appointments to be made by Council; waive proportionality rules in respect of the membership of Licensing and Appeals Hearings Panel and the Standards Hearings Panel; confirm that the Scrutiny Committee continues to be responsible for crime and disorder issues; appoint Members as the Council representatives on Outside Bodies; appoint the Cabinet Portfolio holder for Planning as the representative on the North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership; appoint the Deputy Leader of the Council as the District Council’s Member of the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel and appoint the Portfolio Holder for Governance as the Council’s representative on the Parking and Traffic Regulation Outside London Adjudication Joint Committee.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That:-

 

(1)     the Council appoints the Committees indicated at Annex  ‘A’ of the report;

 

(2)     proportionality rules be waived in respect of the membership of the Licensing and Appeals Hearings Panel and the Standards Hearings Panel;

 

(3)     Membership of the Committees be that shown at Annex ‘B’ of the report;

 

(4)     the Council appoints as the Council’s representatives on Outside Bodies identified with an asterisk within Annex ‘C of the report those Members indicated against those Outside Bodies;

 

(5)     the Scrutiny Committee be responsible for crime and disorder issues;

 

(6)     the Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Planning be appointed as the representative on the North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership;

 

(7)     the Deputy Leader of the Council be appointed as the District Council’s Member of the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel; and

 

(8)     the Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Governance be appointed as the representative on The Parking and Traffic Regulation Outside London Adjudication Joint Committee.