Agenda and draft minutes

Council - Thursday, 7th October, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: The Main Hall, Milton Rooms, Malton

Contact: Christine Phillipson  43447

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Items
No. Item

63.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Burr, Cussons, Delaney, Hope, King, MacKenzie, Middleton, Riby and Windress.

 

64.

Public Question Time

Minutes:

There were no public questions.

65.

Minutes

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 9 September 2021.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 9 September 2021 were presented.

 

Resolved

 

That the minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 9 September 2021 be approved and signed as a correct record subject to the checking and correction of the voting record on minute 55.

 

The resolution was carried by general affirmation.

66.

Urgent Business

To receive notice of any urgent business which the Chair considers should be dealt with at the meeting as a matter of urgency by virtue of Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

67.

Declarations of Interest

Members to indicate whether they will be declaring any interests under the Code of Conduct.

 

Members making a declaration of interest at a meeting of a Committee or Council are required to disclose the existence and nature of that interest.  This requirement is not discharged by merely declaring a personal interest without further explanation.

Minutes:

The Chair advised that the declarations of all Members of North Yorkshire County Council would be taken as given.

 

There were no further declarations of interest

 

68.

Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chair, the Leader and/or the Head of Paid Service.

Minutes:

The Chair of Council and Head of Paid Service had no announcements.

69.

To Receive any Questions submitted by Members Pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 10.2 (Questions on Notice at Full Council)

Minutes:

There were no questions on notice submitted pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 10.2.

 

70.

Appointment of a Representative to the Yorkshire and Humber Employers Association

To appoint a representative to the Yorkshire and Humber Employers Association, following Councillor Duncan’s decision to step down from this role.

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Raine and seconded by Councillor Potter that Councillor Paul Andrews be appointed as the representative to the Yorkshire and Humber Employers Association.

 

Upon being put to the vote, the motion was carried.

 

Resolved

 

That Councillor Paul Andrews be appointed as the representative to the Yorkshire and Humber Employers Association.

 

Voting record

11 For

 9 Abstentions

 

            Recorded Vote

            For

            Councillors J Andrews, P Andrews, Arnold, Brackstone, Frank, Keal, Mason,        Potter, Raine, Thackray and Wass

            Abstentions

Councillors Bailey, Cleary, Docwra, Duncan, Garbutt-Moore, Goodrick, Graham, Oxley and Raper.

 

71.

To consider for Approval the Recommendations in respect of the following Part 'B' Committee Items:

72.

Minute 51 - Review of White Rose Home Improvement Agency

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Keal and seconded by Councillor Arnold that the following recommendations be approved and adopted:

 

That Council

 

            i           Notes the outcomes of the service update;

 

ii           Agrees continuation of the partnership agreement with Scarborough Borough Council in respect of the White Rose Home Improvement Agency (WRHIA) for the period to 31st March 2023;

 

iii          Agrees the key priorities for the agency.

 

Upon being put to the vote, the motion was carried.

 

Resolved

 

That Council

 

i.          Notes the outcomes of the service update;

 

ii.          Agrees continuation of the partnership agreement with Scarborough Borough Council in respect of the White Rose Home Improvement Agency (WRHIA) for the period to 31st March 2023;

 

iii.         Agrees the key priorities for the agency.

 

 

Voting record

Unanimous.

73.

Minute 52 - Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Measures - Railway Tavern and Future Council Schemes

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Keal and seconded by Councillor Joy Andrews that the following recommendations be approved and adopted:

 

That Council notes the content of the report.

 

Upon being put to the vote, the motion was carried.

 

Resolved

 

That the contents of the report be noted.

 

Voting record

Unanimous.

74.

Minute 53 - Ryedale's Financial Strategy 2021-2025

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Keal and seconded by Councillor P Andrews that the following recommendations be approved and adopted:

 

That Council is asked to note the content of Appendix 1 of this report which forms the

basis of the Council’s Financial Strategy

 

            Members are also asked

 

                      i.        to consider and approve the proposed areas for consultation with the public as set out in Appendix 2 of this report

                     ii.        to note that a full draft consultation will be presented to P&R Committee in November and to agree that P&R will determine the final consultation

                    iii.        to agree the timetable as set out below, including the dates of the public consultation

 

Upon being put to the vote, the motion was carried.

 

Resolved

 

That Council notes the content of Appendix 1 of this report which forms the basis of

the Council’s Financial Strategy

 

            Members 

 

                      i.        consider and approve the proposed areas for consultation with the public as set out in Appendix 2 of this report

                     ii.        note that a full draft consultation will be presented to P&R Committee in November and to agree that P&R will determine the final consultation

                    iii.        agree the timetable as set out below, including the dates of the public consultation

 

Voting record

9 For

11 Abstentions

 

            Recorded Vote

            For

Councillors J Andrews, P Andrews, Brackstone, Frank, Keal, Potter, Raine. Thackray and Wass.

Abstentions

Councillors Arnold, Bailey, Cleary, Docwra, Duncan, Garbutt-Moore, Goodrick, Graham, Mason, Oxley and Raper.

 

 

 

 

75.

Minute 55 - Equality Policy Statement and Objectives

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Keal and seconded by Councillor Frank that the following recommendations be approved and adopted:

 

It is recommended that:

 

(i)         Council endorses the content of the equality policy statement and objectives, so that they may be adopted into use.

           

(ii)        Council notes that the policy statement and objectives form one part of the overall Equality Scheme for Ryedale District Council.  The other parts of this Scheme include a detailed operational action plan (currently in draft pending approval of the policy statement and objectives) and associated operational appendices.  The draft action plan will be updated following Full Council and presented to a future Overview and Scrutiny Committee, with progress against the action plan reviewed six monthly by that Committee.

 

Upon being put to the vote, the motion was carried.

 

Resolved

 

(i)            Council endorses the content of the equality policy statement and objectives, so that they may be adopted into use.

           

(ii)        Council notes that the policy statement and objectives form one part of the overall Equality Scheme for Ryedale District Council.  The other parts of this Scheme include a detailed operational action plan (currently in draft pending approval of the policy statement and objectives) and associated operational appendices.  The draft action plan will be updated following Full Council and presented to a future Overview and Scrutiny Committee, with progress against the action plan reviewed six monthly by that Committee.

 

 

Voting record

19 For

1 Abstention

 

            Recorded Vote

            For

Councillors J Andrews, Arnold, Bailey, Brackstone, Cleary, Docwra, Duncan, Frank, Garbutt-Moore, Goodrick, Graham, Keal, Mason, Oxley, Potter, Raine, Raper, Thackray and Wass.

Abstention

Councillor P Andrews.

 

 

 

76.

Minute 56 - Council Performance Quarter 1 2021/22

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Keal and seconded by Councillor Joy Andrews that the following recommendation be approved and adopted:

 

It is recommended that the Quarter 1 progress report is noted.

 

 

Upon being put to the vote, the motion was carried.

 

Resolved

 

That the Quarter 1 progress report is noted.

 

Voting record

19 For

1 Abstention

 

            Recorded Vote

            For

Councillors J Andrews, Arnold, Bailey, Brackstone, Cleary, Docwra, Duncan, Frank, Garbutt-Moore, Goodrick, Graham, Keal, Mason, Oxley, Potter, Raine, Raper, Thackray and Wass.

Abstention

Councillor P Andrews.

 

 

 

 

77.

Minute 57 - Ryedale District Council Annual Report 2020/21

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Keal and seconded by Councillor Joy Andrews that the following recommendation be approved and adopted:

 

It is recommended that the 2020-21 Annual Report of progress against the Council

Plan (2020-2024) is noted.

 

 

Upon being put to the vote, the motion was carried.

 

Resolved

 

That the 2020-21 Annual Report of progress against the Council Plan (2020-2024) is

noted.

 

Voting record

Unanimous.

 

 

78.

Motions on Notice Submitted Pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 11

79.

Proposed by Councillor Duncan and seconded by Councillor Goodrick

“This Council wishes to reaffirm the 22-5 decision taken on June 27, 2019 in relation to support for dualling the A64 between York and Scarborough, as well as other improvements in between. The Council calls on the Chairman of Policy and Resources to work with our Officers, other local authorities, business leaders and MPs to ensure dualling takes place as quickly as possible.”

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

“This Council wishes to reaffirm the 22-5 decision taken on June 27, 2019 in relation to support for dualling the A64 between York and Scarborough, as well as other improvements in between. The Council calls on the Chairman of Policy and Resources to work with our Officers, other local authorities, business leaders and MPs to ensure dualling takes place as quickly as possible.”

 

[The meeting adjourned at 8.41pm and reconvened at 8.50pm]

 

Councillor Duncan altered the motion with the consent of the seconder and the meeting as follows:

 

To add the words “including the urgent completion of new slip roads on/off the A64 at the B1257 Broughton Road, and construction of a new roundabout at Musley Bank in response to the 2021 World Health Organisation air quality guidelines”.

To remove the word “England” and add the word “National”.

To remove the word “dualling” and add the words “that this work”.

 

The proposed motion by Councillor Duncan and seconded by Councillor Goodrick then read:

 

“This Council wishes to reaffirm the 22-5 decision taken on June 27, 2019 in relation to support for dualling the A64 between York and Scarborough, as well as other improvements in between, including the urgent completion of new slip roads on/off the A64 at the B1257 Broughton Road, and construction of a new roundabout at Musley Bank in response to the 2021 World Health Organisation air quality guidelines.

The Council calls on the Chairman of Policy and Resources to work with our Officers, other local authorities, National Highways, business leaders and MPs to ensure that this work takes place as quickly as possible.”

 

Councillor Duncan further altered the motion with the consent of the seconder and the meeting as follows:

 

To add the words “in line with legally binding climate change commitments at the time of the project’s commencement”.

 

The proposed motion by Councillor Duncan and seconded by Councillor Goodrick then read:

 

“This Council wishes to reaffirm the 22-5 decision taken on June 27, 2019 in relation to support for dualling the A64 between York and Scarborough, as well as other improvements in between, including the urgent completion of new slip roads on/off the A64 at the B1257 Broughton Road, and construction of a new roundabout at Musley Bank in response to the 2021 World Health Organisation air quality guidelines.

The Council calls on the Chairman of Policy and Resourcesto work with our Officers, other local authorities, National Highways, business leaders and MPs to ensure that this work takes place as quickly as possible in line with legally binding climate change commitments at the time of the project’s commencement”.

 

Upon being put to the vote the motion, as altered was carried.

 

Resolved

 

This Council wishes to reaffirm the 22-5 decision taken on June 27, 2019 in relation to support for dualling the A64 between York and Scarborough, as well as other improvements in between, including the urgent completion of new slip roads on/off the A64  ...  view the full minutes text for item 79.

80.

Any other business that the Chair decides is urgent

Minutes:

There being no urgent business, the meeting closed at 9.30pm.