Notice of a public meeting of

Harrogate and Knaresborough Area Constituency Committee


County Councillors Pat Marsh (Chair), Chris Aldred, Philip Broadbank, Felicity Cunliffe-Lister, Sam Gibbs, Hannah Gostlow, Michael Harrison, Paul Haslam, Peter Lacey, John Mann, Mike Schofield, Monika Slater (Vice-Chair), Matt Walker, Arnold Warneken and Robert Windass


Thursday, 16th March, 2023


10.00 am


Council Chamber, Harrogate Civic Centre, St Luke's Avenue, Harrogate HG1 2AE.

This meeting will be available to view on the County Council’s website once the meeting commences at  Recordings of previous live broadcast meetings are also available there. 






Welcome by the Chairman, introductions and apologies for absence






Minutes of the Committee meeting held on 24 November 2022


(Pages 3 - 10)




Declarations of Interest






Public Questions or Statements



Anyone who would like to ask a question or make a statement at the meeting should email notice of their wish to do so, including the full text of what they intend to say, to as soon as possible, and by midday on Monday 13 March 2023 at the latest.  Speakers are each asked not to exceed 3 minutes’ speaking time and to read out only the statement/question of which they have submitted notice, without adding to or altering it.  No person may submit more than one question or statement.  No more than one question may be asked, or statement made, on behalf of one organisation.  The overall time available for public questions or statements is 30 minutes.


If you are asking a question or making a statement at this meeting but do not wish to be recorded, please inform the Chairman who will instruct those taking a recording to cease whilst you speak.


Note: Questions or statements about Harrogate Station Gateway should be directed to the Committee’s special meeting to be held on 5 May 2023 at 10am at Harrogate Civic Centre.





Active Travel Update

(Pages 11 - 24)


Report of the Corporate Director – Business and Environmental Services.





Yorkshire Water - Management of Combined Sewer Overflows and Nidd Assets



Presentation by a representative of Yorkshire Water about the management of Yorkshire Water’s combined sewer overflows and Nidd assets.





Bathing Water Quality - Knaresborough Lido



Oral report from Members of the Committee’s Task and Finish Group.





Stronger Communities Update

(Pages 25 - 34)


Joint report of the Stronger Communities Delivery Manager (Harrogate District) and the Head of Stronger Communities.





Harrogate Destination Management Organisation - Achievements During First Year



Presentation by representatives of Harrogate DMO.





Update from the Climate Sub Group

(Pages 35 - 38)


Report of County Councillor Arnold Warneken (Chair of Sub Group)





Committee Work Programme

(Pages 39 - 44)


Report of the Principal Democratic Services Officer.





Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Wednesday, 8 March 2023




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