Decisions

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Decisions published

14/01/2020 - Safeguarding Children and Adults – Policy and Procedures ref: 1886    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

The subject of the decision:

 

On 1 October 2019 the new Joint Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedure (West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and City of York) was issued.  The document had been upldated to meet the relevant legislative requirements, including those within the Care Act (2014).  This report presented an updated Safeguarding Children and Adults policy and procedure for consideration.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

The new Safeguarding Children and Adults Policy and Procedure complied with safeguarding legislation including the Care Act (2014), the Children and Social Work Act (2017), Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018) and the Mental Capacity Act (2005) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that the Safeguarding Children and Adults Policy and Procedure attached at Annex 1 of the report be adopted and implemented with immediate effect.

Wards affected: All Wards;

Lead officer: Lisa Wilson


14/01/2020 - Refugee Resettlement Future Scheme ref: 1882    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 28/01/2020

Decision:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report provided an overview of the Government’s recently announced global resettlement scheme; sought approval for participation in the scheme and sought commitment to resettling a minimum of 30 persons between 2020/21 and 2023/24.  The report also provided information requested by Cabinet on security measures and community integration.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied with the Council’s proposal to participate in the Government’s global resettlement scheme.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet:-

 

(1)     supports the principle of North Yorkshire’s 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 form 2020/21 to 2023/24;

 

(2)     agrees that this Council’s commitment to this scheme shall be to accommodate about 30 people; and

 

(3)     delegates authority to the Director of Economy and Planning to agree to renew the Memorandum of Understanding and partnership agreement with North Yorkshire County Council, the 6 District Councils within the County and Migration Yorkshire.

Wards affected: All Wards;

Lead officer: Helen Kemp


14/01/2020 - Environment and Leisure and Communities Directorates Enforcement Policy ref: 1884    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report presented the updated Environment and Leisure and Communities Directorates Enforcement Policy for consideration.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

The Directorates must have an enforcement policy to ensure that they act fairly and consistently when taking enforcement action.  Failure to abide by the principles of good enforcement set out in the Regulators’ Code (April 2014) which was issued under the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006, the Code for Crown Prosecutors and the Regulatory Enforcement Sanctions Act 2008 might prejudice any enforcement action considered or taken by the Environment and Leisure and Communities Directorates.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that the Environment and Leisure and Communities Directorate Enforcement Policy attached to the report be adopted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Vikki Flowers


14/01/2020 - Minutes ref: 1883    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

THE DECISION:

 

That the decisions of the meeting held on 3 December 2019 (CA.31 – CA.38), previously circulated, be signed as a correct record.


14/01/2020 - Public Space Protection Orders ref: 1885    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 14/01/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 15/01/2020

Effective from: 14/01/2020

Decision:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report provided the outcome of a six month review following the implementation of a Public Space Protection Order for the Leeming Bar Estate and surrounding area.  The report also sought approval for the retention of the Public Space Protection Order and varied as detailed within the report (including Appendix 9) and that a report be submitted to Cabinet in Summer 2020 with regards the implementation, or otherwise, of a Public Space Protection Order at Thirsk Industrial Estate.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

Cabinet was satisfied that the retention of the Public Space Protection Order was necessary in order to help address anti-social behaviour displayed predominately by lorry drivers in the Leeming Bar and Thirsk Industrial Estates.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that:-

 

(1)     the Public Space Protection Order at Leeming Bar Industrial Estate is retained and varied as detailed within the report (including Appendix 9),

 

(2)     the Communities Enforcement Options annex (Appendix 10) is approved; and

 

(3)     a report is brought back to Cabinet in Summer 2020 with regards the implementation, or otherwise, of a Public Space Protection Order at Thirsk Industrial Estate.

Wards affected: Bagby and Thorntons Ward; Bedale Ward;

Lead officer: Steven Lister