Agenda and draft minutes

Cabinet
Tuesday, 5th November, 2019 9.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Rotary Way, Northallerton, DL6 2UU

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

Items
No. Item

CA.24

Communications Strategy pdf icon PDF 74 KB

This report provides an overview of the recent activities in response to the January 2019 LGA Peer Review of Communications and seeks approval to implement a corporate Communications Strategy and supporting recommendations.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will approve and recommend to Council  the strategic approach to communications as set out in the HDC Communications Strategy Paper attached at Annex A of the report and Cabinet will agree the proposal to undertake a Residents Survey in 2019/20 and repeat every four years.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report provided an overview of the recent activities in response to the January 2019 LGA Peer Review of Communications and sought approval to implement a corporate Communications Strategy and supporting recommendations.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied that the recommendations supported the outcomes of the 2019 peer review.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council the strategic approach to communications as set out in the HDC Communications Strategy Paper attached at Annex A of the report.

 

CA.25

Exclusion of the Public and Press

To consider passing a resolution under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 excluding the press and public from the meeting during consideration of item 7 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public were excluded from the meeting during consideration of the items of business at minute no CA.26 on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act as the Cabinet was satisfied that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

CA.26

Treadmills Development

This report provides an update on the Treadmills development.

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report provided an update on the Treadmills development.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

Cabinet considered various options as outlined in the report.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied that the proposals as outlined in the report took into account changes within the commercial market and would assist in securing the delivery of Phase 2 of the scheme.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that:-

 

(1)     the Council agrees to forward fund and acquire the development as set out in paragraph 8.1 and paragraphs 8.3 to 8.6 of the report;

 

(2)     capital funding of a maximum sum as set out in paragraph 8.1 and paragraphs 8.3 to 8.6 of the report is made available and delegated authority is given to the Director of Finance and Commercial (s151 officer) to finance the scheme as appropriate; and

 

(3)     authority is delegated to the Deputy Chief Executive in consultation with the Leader to agree the final Heads of Terms with CNDCL subject to the total funding costs not exceeding the capital and revenue costs as set out in paragraph 8.1 and paragraphs 8.3 to 8.6 of the report.

 

Declaration of Interest

 

Councillor P R Wilkinson declared a personal non-pecuniary interest as he is Chairman of the Central Northallerton Development Company Limited and he left the room prior to discussion and voting on the item.

 

Dr Justin Ives declared a personal non-pecuniary interest as he is a board member of the Central Northallerton Development Company Limited and he left the room prior to discussion and voting on the item.

CA.27

Minutes

To confirm the decisions of the meeting held on 8 October 2019 (CA.21 - CA.23), previously circulated.

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the decisions of the meeting held on 8 October 2019 (CA.21 – CA.23), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.

CA.28

Communications Strategy

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report provided an overview of the recent activities in response to the January 2019 LGA Peer Review of Communications and sought approval to implement a corporate Communications Strategy and supporting recommendations.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied that the recommendations supported the outcomes of the 2019 peer review.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves the proposal to undertake a Residents Survey in 2019/20 and repeat every four years.

CA.29

Refugee Resettlement Future Scheme pdf icon PDF 81 KB

This report provides an overview of the Government’s recently announced global resettlement scheme and seeks approval for participation in the scheme and commit to resettling a minimum of 30 persons between 2020/21 and 2023/24.

 

In accepting the recommendations, Cabinet will support the principle of a North Yorkshire participation in the global resettlement scheme, subject to adequate funding by the Home Office, to enable resettlement of 200 refugees in total across North Yorkshire from 2020/21 to 2023/34; agree that this Council’s commitment to this scheme shall be to accommodate about 30 people; and delegate authority to the Director of Economy and Planning to agree to renew the partnership agreement with North Yorkshire County Council, the 6 District Councils within the County and Migration Yorkshire.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report provided an overview of the Government’s recently announced global resettlement scheme and sought approval for participation in the scheme and commit to resettling a minimum of 30 persons between 2020/21 and 2023/24.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

Cabinet raised issues regarding the proposals and considered deferring consideration of the report for further information.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was not satisfied that it had all of the necessary information before it to make an informed decision.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That consideration of this matter be deferred until a future meeting of the Committee.

CA.30

Public Open Space, Sport and Recreation Action Plans pdf icon PDF 134 KB

This report seeks approval of the refreshed Public Open Space, Sport and Recreation Action Plans for the Linton on Ouse Parish.

 

In accepting the recommendations, the refreshed Public Open Space, Sport and Recreation Action Plan attached at Annex B of the report will be approved.

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought approval of the refreshed Public Open Space, Sport and Recreation Action Plan for Linton-on-Ouse Parish.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

To comply with the Council's legal responsibility to ensure funding is used in a way consistent with the individual S106 Agreements.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That the refreshed Public Open Space, Sport and Recreation Action Plan for Linton-on-Ouse Parish attached at Annex B of the report be approved.