Agenda and draft minutes

Scrutiny - Special Meeting, Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 4th November, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Ryedale House, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7HH. View directions

Contact: Will Baines  43228

Items
No. Item

60.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

61.

Urgent Business

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

62.

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 following interests were declared:

 

Councillor Cussons declared a personal non pecuniary but  not prejudicial  interest in item 7 as he is a frequent visitor to Malton Livestock Market.

 

Councillors Clark and Bailey declared a personal non pecuniary but not prejudicial interest in item 7 as visitors to Malton Livestock Market.

63.

Chair's Announcements

Minutes:

There were no announcements from the Chairman.

64.

Exclusion of Press and Public

Exempt Information

To consider a resolution to exclude the press and public from the meeting during

consideration of the following items as provided by paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A

of Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

The public interest test has been considered and, in all the circumstances of the

case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption is considered to outweigh the

public interest in disclosing the information.

Minutes:

Resolved       

 

That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 that the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item as there will be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act as the information provided relates to information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

65.

Potential item for call in - Livestock Market

Minutes:

Decision

 

It was moved that the Policy and Resources Committee reconsider the decision made on the Eden Camp Business Park Food Enterprise Zone item at its meeting on 23 October 2019, due to the limited climate change implication information in the report and to further consider the financial position with section 106 and land ownership information now clarified.

 

The call–in was made under the following principles of decision making:

(b) Clarity of aims and desired outcomes

(c) Proportionality

(d) Due consultation and the taking of professional advice from Officers and/or appropriately qualified consultants (relates to climate change only)

 

The Committee agreed that a special meeting of Policy and Resources committee be arranged to consider the call-in within the next ten working days if being presented at Full Council on 5 December 2019, or at the next scheduled meeting in the Policy and Resources calendar.

 

Voting record

4 For

3 Against

1 Abstentions

66.

Potential item for call in - Tenancy Lease

Minutes:

 

Decision

 

That the Policy and Resources Committee meet within the next ten working days to reconsider the decision on the Request to lease office space at Ryedale House item.

 

 

Voting Record

3 For

5 Against

0 Abstentions

67.

Any other business that the Chairman decides is urgent.

Minutes:

There being no other items of urgent business the meeting closed at 8:45pm.