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


Tuesday, 20th February 2024


11.00 am


The Grand Meeting Room, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD


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 contact details are below if you would like to find out more.


This meeting is being held as an in-person meeting that is being broadcasted and recorded and will be available to view via The meeting is also ‘hybrid’, which enables people to attend the meeting remotely using MS Teams. Please contact the Democratic Services Officer whose contact details are below 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 details are at the foot of the first page of the Agenda. We ask that any recording is clearly visible to anyone at the meeting and that it is non-disruptive.






Apologies for Absence






Minutes of the Meeting held on 6 February 2024


(Pages 5 - 22)




Declarations of Interest






Public Participation



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Melanie Carr of Democratic and Scrutiny Services and supplied the text (contact details below) by midday on Thursday 15 February 2024, 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 Leader who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.





Q3 Performance Monitoring and Budget Report

(Pages 23 - 222)



That the Executive:

a)     notes the forecast outturn position against the 2023/24 Revenue Budget, as summarised in paragraph 2.2.2.

b)     notes the forecast outturn position for the Housing Revenue Account as set out in paragraph 2.3.1.

c)      approves the carry-forward of any unallocated sums for each of the Area Constituency Committees into 2024/25 for one-year only as set out in paragraph 2.6.1.

d)     approves the recommendation to fund £795k for design work on the Harbours from the Supply Chain reserve as per paragraph 2.7.1

e)      notes the position on the Council’s Treasury Management activities during the third quarter of 2023/24

f)       refers this report to the Audit Committee for their consideration as part of the overall monitoring arrangements for Treasury Management.

g)     notes the updated Q3 2023/24 Capital Plan; and

h)     approves capital funding of £795k from the Supply Chain Reserve to progress Scarborough Lighthouse and Roundhead Piles replacement (£543k) and Whitby West Pier Lighthouse (£252k) in order to complete the design works to be in a position to bid for external funding for the actual delivery of both schemes.





Adoption of the Statement of Community Involvement

(Pages 223 - 418)



The Executive are asked to:

i.       Accept the modifications to the consultation draft Statement of Community Involvement document as detailed in paragraph 4.3 of the report;

ii.      Adopt the Statement of Community Involvement as set out at Appendix A to this report for the purposes of engagement on, amongst other matters, the preparation of the North Yorkshire Local Plan, neighbourhood plans and the determination of planning applications;

iii.     Delegate authority to the Executive Member for Open to Business to approve and adopt any future amendments to, or replacement of, the Statement of Community Involvement.





Area Constituency Committee Feedback Report

(Pages 419 - 424)



That the Executive notes the report and considers any matters arising from the work of the Area Constituency Committees, that merits further scrutiny, review or investigation at a county-level.





Forward Plan




(Pages 425 - 436)




Any Other Items



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





Date of Next Meeting - 12 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 Melanie Carr, Principal Democratic Services & Scrutiny Officer

Tel: 01609 533849 or e-mail:






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



12 February 2024




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