Agenda and minutes

Council
Tuesday, 19th July, 2016 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 40 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 17 May 2016 (C.36 - C.38) and the Annual Meeting of Council held on 17 May 2016 (C.1C.5), attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 17 May 2016 (C.36 - C.38) and the Annual Meeting of Council held on 17 May 2016 (C.1 – C.5), previously circulated, be signed as correct records.

C.7

Statement of the Leader and Referrals from Cabinet pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Date of Meeting                          Minute Nos

 

7 June 2016                                CA.1 to CA.5

5 July 2016                                 CA.14 to CA.16

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Minutes:

The Leader moved Cabinet minutes CA.1CA.5 and CA.14CA.16 and made a statement to the Council on the following matters:-

 

·                Three month consultation to be undertaken by the Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG on ‘Transforming our Communities’.

 

A number of questions were asked based on the statement.  The main issues which the Leader responded to were in relation to:-

 

·                Future of the Lambert Hospital, Thirsk

 

Members also asked questions relating to recovering benefit fraud; the Referendum; the improvements to the Hambleton Leisure Centre and Green Waste Charging which the Leader responded to at the meeting.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That the reports, resolutions and recommendations of the following meetings of the Cabinet be received, approved and adopted, subject to Minute CA.5 being amended  to read £1,200,000:-

 

Body

Date of Meeting

Minute Nos

 

 

 

Cabinet

7 June 2016

CA.1 - CA.5

Cabinet

5 July 2016

CA.14CA.16

 

C.8

Referral from the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Date of Meeting                          Minute Nos

 

14 June 2016                              AGS.3

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

14 June 2016

AGS.3

 

C.9

Cabinet Portfolio Statements pdf icon PDF 22 KB

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Minutes:

(a)     Councillor P R Wilkinson, Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and Finance made a statement regarding Dalton Bridge progress; Prison site progress; Vibrant Market Towns; Bedale Gateway Car Park; Hambleton Strategic Business Forum; Hambleton Business Awards and Tour de Yorkshire.  Councillor Wilkinson reported that the Hambleton Business Awards had been a highly successful event and on behalf of the Council wished to congratulate the officers and the Award winners for an excellent awards evening.  Councillor Wilkinson also referred to the Tour de Yorkshire and the legacy this event had left in the Market Towns and again congratulated the officers, volunteers and organisers for an excellent event.

 

(b)     Councillor Mrs B S Fortune, Portfolio Holder for Leisure made a statement regarding running groups; grants update; Hambleton Club night; Celebrating Ability day; Tour de Yorkshire; Quest at Hambleton Leisure Centre; Sport England funding for Hambleton Leisure Centre and Sporting Memories.

 

(c)     Councillor N Knapton, Portfolio Holder for Governance made a statement regarding ICT and Cyber Security; new pitch fees for the markets; electric bollards for Northallerton Market; car parking and Health and Safety training.

 

(d)     Councillor B Phillips, Portfolio Holder for Planning made a statement regarding the Local Plan; Building Control Awards; Housing Options Service Award; Development Management Resources and Neighbourhood Plans.  Councillor Phillips wished to congratulate the staff on their achievement in being awarded the Silver Standard in the Housing Options Service Award.

 

(e)     Councillor S Watson, Portfolio Holder for Environmental Health, Waste and Recycling made a statement regarding Green Waste Charges; route optimisation and performance of the new Recycling Service. A question was raised regarding Green Waste Charges which was responded to at the meeting.

C.10

Appointment to Committees pdf icon PDF 9 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive asked Council to approve a request from the Conservative Group to appoint a Member to the vacant seat on Scrutiny Committee and a request to change the membership of Planning Committee.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That:-

 

(1)     Councillor Caroline Dickinson be appointed as a member of Scrutiny Committee; and

 

(2)     Councillor Mrs Janet Watson be replaced by Councillor Mike Barningham on Planning Committee.