Agenda and minutes

Annual Meeting of Council, Council
Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 2.15 pm

Venue: Yorkshire Suite, Golden Lion Hotel, High Street, 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 Mrs B S Fortune and seconded by Councillor C A Les that Councillor K G Hardisty be elected Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year.  There were no other nominations.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Councillor K G Hardisty 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 J Noone and seconded by Councillor C A Les that Councillor M Barningham be appointed Vice-Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year.  There were no other nominations.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Councillor M Barningham 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 Herriot Hospice Homecare as his chosen charity for his term of office.

C.4

Leader of Council

To appoint the Leader of Council.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor P R Wilkinson and seconded by Councillor Mrs I Sanderson that Councillor M S Robson be appointed Leader of the Council until the Annual Meeting in May 2023. There were no other nominations.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Councillor M S Robson be elected Leader of the Council until the Annual Meeting in May 2023.

C.5

Cabinet Members and Delegation of Functions pdf icon PDF 58 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 2019/20 and asked the Council to approve the Scheme of Delegation for Officers.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That:-

 

(a)     the appointments to Cabinet by the Leader for 2019/20 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

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Portfolio Holder for Leisure

Councillor Mrs Isobel Sanderson

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Portfolio Holder for Governance

Councillor David Webster

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Portfolio Holder for Planning

Councillor Steven Watson

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Portfolio Holder for Environmental Health, Waste and Recycling

 

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

C.6

Allocation of Seats and Appointments to Committees and Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

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 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 Council appoints Mr J Nelson, Mr S Green and Mr R Martin as the Council’s Independent Persons of the Standards Hearings Panel and Parish Councillors Angela Smith and David Atkinson as Parish Council representatives on the Standards Hearings Panel;

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

(9)     Councillor N A Knapton be appointed as the representative on The Parking and Traffic Regulation Outside London Adjudication Joint Committee.