Councillors Carl Les (Chairman), Gareth Dadd, Derek Bastiman, Michael Harrison, Simon Myers, Janet Sanderson, David Chance, Keane Duncan, Greg White and Annabel Wilkinson.


Tuesday, 24th January, 2023


11.00 am


Meeting Room 3, County Hall, Northallerton DL7 8AD


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Minutes of the Meeting held on 17th January 2023


(To Follow)




Declarations of Interest






Public Questions and Statements



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·         at this point in the meeting if their questions/statements relate to matters which are not otherwise on the Agenda (subject to an overall time limit of 30 minutes);

·         when the relevant Agenda item is being considered if they wish to speak on a matter which is on the Agenda for this meeting.


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Revenue Budget 2023/24 & Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS)

Purpose of Report:

To seek approval for, and makes recommendations to the County Council regarding:

·                    The Revenue Budget for 2023/24; (Item 5a)

·                    The Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) for 2024/25 to 2025/26; (Item 5a)

·                    Council Tax for 2023/24; (Item 5a)

·                    North Yorkshire Council Capital Five Year Spending Plan (Item 5b)

·                    Treasury Management and Capital Strategy (Item 5c)


(Pages 5 - 236)




Council Plan 2023 - 2027 for North Yorkshire Council

(Pages 237 - 302)




1.           That the Executive approves the draft Council Plan and recommends it to the County Council for approval at its meeting on 22 February 2023, and


2.           That the Executive recommends that the County Council authorises the Chief Executive to make any necessary changes to the text, including reflecting decisions made by the County Council on the budget and Medium Term Financial Strategy, and updated performance data and key performance indicators.





Housing Revenue Account Budget 2023/24

(Pages 303 - 316)



That the Executive:

a)            recommends to Council the approval of the HRA budget for 2023/24 as set out in paragraph 4.3, being a net expenditure of £2,219k to be funded from the HRA working balance;


b)            agrees an increase of 7% be applied to social, affordable and hostel rents from 1 April 2023 and recommends this to the Council for approval;


c)            agrees an increase of 2% be applied to shared ownership rents from 1 April 2023 and recommends this to the Council for approval.





North Yorkshire Hackney Carriage Maximum Table of Fares

(Pages 317 - 346)



That the Executive:

1.            Approve the proposed table of fares as shown in Appendix 2


2.            Give permission to carry out a public consultation for 14 days, proposing that the new fares come into effect on the 1 April 2023 unless there are objections / or objections that are not withdrawn.





Proposal to cease to maintain Hovingham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

(Pages 347 - 448)




i)            Statutory proposals and notices be published on 1 February proposing to cease to maintain Hovingham CE VC Primary School with effect from 31 March 2023.


ii)        The proposals include that from 1 April 2023 the parishes of Gilling East, Grimstone, Cawton and the smaller part of Coulton parish  which currently form a part of a shared catchment area between Hovingham CE and St Hilda’s CE will remain part of the St Hilda’s CE catchment area. The parish of Stonegrave which was part of the discrete catchment area for Hovingham CE would also become part of the St Hilda’s CE catchment area. The parish of Scackleton and the larger part of the parish of Coulton which were part of Hovingham’s discrete catchment area will become part of the catchment area for Terrington CE VA Primary School. The parish of Fryton and the larger part of Hovingham Parish which formed part of the Hovingham catchment area will become part of the catchment area for Slingsby Community Primary School.


iii)    The Executive schedule taking a final decision on these proposals on 21 March 2023.





School Admission Arrangements for the School Year 2024/2025

(Pages 449 - 510)




That the proposed Admission Arrangements for 2024/2025 be recommended to the County Council for approval on 22 February 2023 include:

·                    the proposed co-ordinated admission arrangements appendix 1


·                    the proposed co-ordinated in year admission arrangements appendix 1a


·                    the proposed admission policy for community and voluntary controlled schools appendix 2


·                    the proposed admission policy for nursery schools, schools with nursery classes and pre-reception classes, appendix 3


·                    the proposed published admission numbers (PAN’s) for community and voluntary controlled schools as shown in appendices 4 (Primary) and 5 (Secondary)






NYC Pay Policy

(Pages 511 - 526)




That the Executive consider the 2023-2024 Pay Policy and recommend to County Council, at their meeting on 22 February 2023, the approval of the Pay Policy for publication.





Report and recommendations of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Member Allowances for 2023-24

(Pages 527 - 546)




That the Executive consider the report of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Member Allowances and to make recommendations to the meeting of the County Council on 22 February 2023 regarding the recommended Basic Allowance and Special Responsibility Allowances for the new Council.





Forward Plan


(Pages 547 - 566)




Other business which the Leader agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances





Contact Details


Enquiries relating to this agenda please contact Will Baines Tel: 01609 533885 or e-mail:





Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)

County Hall



Monday, 16 January 2023


Note: This agenda was republished on Tuesday 17 January 2023 to include the full documents in relation to agenda item 5.




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