Corporate & Partnerships Overview & Scrutiny Committee


Councillors Andrew Williams (Chair), Chris Aldred, Karl Arthur, Nick Brown, Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff, Kevin Foster, Richard Foster, Bryn Griffiths (Vice-Chair), Tim Grogan, Robert Heseltine, David Ireton, Mike Schofield, Subash Sharma, Steve Shaw-Wright, Malcolm Taylor and Phil Trumper.


Monday, 4th December 2023


10.30 am


Brierley Room, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD


This meeting is being held as an in-person meeting.  Members of the public are entitled to attend this meeting as observers for all those items taken in open session. Please contact the Democratic Services Officer whose details are at the foot of the first page of the Agenda if you would like to find out more.


Recording is allowed at Council, committee and sub-committee meetings which are open to the public, please give due regard to the Council’s protocol on audio/visual recording and photography at public meetings, a copy of which is available to download below. Anyone wishing to record is asked to contact, prior to the start of the meeting, the Democratic Services Officer whose contact details are below. We ask that any recording is clearly visible to anyone at the meeting and that it is non-disruptive.






Apologies for Absence & Notification of Substitutes






Minutes of the Meeting held on 11 September 2023


(Pages 3 - 10)




Declarations of Interest



All Members are invited to declare at this point any interests they have in items appearing on this agenda, including the nature of those interests.





Public Participation



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Edward Maxwell of Democratic and Scrutiny Services and supplied the text (contact details below) by midday on Wednesday 29 November, three working days before the day of the meeting.  Each speaker should limit themselves to 3 minutes on any item.  Members of the public who have given notice will be invited to speak:-

·            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.

If you are exercising your right to speak at this meeting, but do not wish to be recorded, please inform the Chair who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.





Bi-annual Property Services Performance Update

(Pages 11 - 22)


Presentation from Jon Holden - Head of Property Services.





Council Plan 2024-28 Development

(Pages 23 - 26)


Update on Council Plan Refresh including Review of Council Priorities – Will Boardman, Head of Strategy & Performance





Progress Update on IT Network and Systems Consolidation

(Pages 27 - 46)


Progress Update on IT Network and Systems Consolidation – Madi Hoskins, AD Technology & Change.





Annual Update on National Resilience Standards & Current Performance

(Pages 47 - 60)


Presentation from Matt Robinson - Head of Resilience and Emergencies.





Work Programme 2023/24

(Pages 61 - 64)


Purpose of the Report – To consider, amend and adopt the committee’s work programme for the remainder of the municipal year.





Any Other Items



Any other items which the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances





Date of Next Meeting - 5 March 2024





Members are reminded that in order to expedite business at the meeting and enable Officers to adapt their presentations to address areas causing difficulty, they are encouraged to contact Officers prior to the meeting with questions on technical issues in reports.





Contact Details


Enquiries relating to this agenda please contact Edward Maxwell (Tel: 01748 901015 or e-mail:






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Friday, 24 November 2023




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