Agenda and minutes

Additional Ordinary Meeting, Policy and Resources Committee
Tuesday, 29th June, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Ryedale House, Malton

Contact: Ellen Walker  43455

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Items
No. Item

13.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Keal and Councillor Delaney, Councillor Bailey substituting.

14.

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:

There were no declarations of interest.

15.

Chair's Announcements

Minutes:

The Chair announced that he would be arranging a meeting date with Group Leaders to consider the Car Park Action Plan.

 

Cllr Duncan raised an email that had been issued to Group Leaders setting out the planned approach to setting up a Joint Works Group. Cllr Clark proposed to raise this at a future Group Leaders meeting.

 

16.

Minutes of the meeting held on 27 May 2021

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Decision

 

That the minutes of the Policy and Resources Committee held on 27 May 2021 be approved and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

Voting record

8 For

0 Against

1 Abstention

17.

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.

18.

Policy and Resources Committee Forward Plan

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Policy and Resources Committee Forward Plan was received.

 

It was requested that the following items be added:

i)              Regular monitoring reports on the Council Plan

 

Decision

 

That the Policy and Resources Committee Forward Plan be adopted, to include the amendments requested.

 

 

19.

Government Consultations

To receive notice of upcoming Government consultations which are for response by the Policy and Resources Committee.

Minutes:

The ongoing public consultation on the Transport for the North Decarbonisation Strategy was noted, with a draft response to be circulated to committee members for comments prior to submission.

PART 'A' ITEMS - MATTERS TO BE DEALT WITH UNDER DELEGATED POWERS OR MATTERS DETERMINED BY COMMITTEE

20.

Appointment of Members to the Flood Management Working Party

To appoint the following Members to the Flood Management Working Party:

 

 

Member

Substitute

Conservative

Councillor Mackenzie

Councillor Duncan

Ryedale First Independents

Councillor Raper

Councillor Arnold

Independents for Ryedale

Councillor Cussons

Councillor Frank

Liberal

Councillor Potter

Councillor J Andrews

Independent

Councillor Burr

Councillor P Andrews

Lib Dem & Independent

Councillor Keal

Councillor Mason

 

 

Minutes:

Decision

 

To appoint Members to the Flood Management Working Party as detailed in Annex A.

 

Voting record

9 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

 

The committee also agreed to refer the motion to Council on 18 February 2021 (minute 77) to the Flood Management Working Party for consideration on 8 July 2021 to make recommendations to the Policy and Resources Committee.

 

Decision

 

The Policy and Resources committee refer the motion to Council on 18 February 2021 (minute 77) to the Flood Management Working Party for consideration on 8 July 2021 to make recommendations to the Policy and Resources Committee.

 

Voting record

Agreed by general affirmation.

 

Supporting documents:

21.

Draft Revenue Outturn 2020-21

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – report of the Chief Finance Officer (s.151)

 

Decision

 

i)          The Policy and Resources Committee notes the contents of the report and that the draft Deficit Balance of £345k has been transferred from the General Reserve.

ii)         The Policy and Resources Committee approves a carry forward of £2.264m from the Capital Programme.

 

Voting record

9 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

22.

Resources and Waste Strategy DEFRA Consultation - Consistency in Collections

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – report of the Head of Customer and Communities

 

Councillor Duncan queried the proposed ‘Disagree’ response to question 20 as part of the  ‘Proposal 8 – Free garden waste collection’ section of the draft consultation responses in Appendix A. The views of Councillor Duncan were to be taken into account by the Head of Waste and Environment when finalising the consultation responses with the Chair of Policy and Resources.

 

Decision

 

(i)         The draft Ryedale District Council submission to the DEFRA Consistency in Collections Consultation at Appendix A of the report (which is still a working document) is noted.

(ii)        Any amendments made to the draft consultation responses prior to submission on the deadline date of the 4 July will be made following consultation with the Chair of Policy and Resources.

(iii)       The potential financial impacts of all the proposed changes becoming legislation from 2023/24 are noted and provision is included in the financial strategy to include additional revenue implications and capital investment. These are expected to be offset by additional funding but at this stage this cannot be confirmed.

 

Voting record

Agreed by general affirmation.

23.

Any other business that the Chairman decides is urgent.

Minutes:

There being no further business, the meeting closed at 9pm.