Notice of a public meeting of:

Joint Devolution Committee (North Yorkshire County Council and City of York Council)


Councillors: Keith Aspden, Gareth Dadd, Carl Les and Paula Widdowson

Zoë Metcalfe - Police Fire & CrimeCommissioner  and Helen Simpson - York and North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership.


Monday, 13th March 2023


2.00 pm


Brierley Room, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD


The meeting will be available to view once the meeting commences, via the following link -    Recordings of previous live broadcast meetings are also available there.






Welcome by the Chairman, introductions and apologies for absence






Exclusion of the public from the meeting during consideration of each of the items of business listed in Column 1 of the following table on the grounds that they each involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraph(s) specified in column 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 as amended by the Local Government (Access to information)(Variation) Order 2006:




Item number on the agenda


Paragraph Number

7 (Appendix A)


8 (Appendices A and B)







Minutes of the meeting of the committee on 30 November 2022



(Pages 3 - 6)




Declarations of Interest



To note any declarations of interest.








Public Questions and Statements



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they

have given notice and provided the text to Daniel Harry of Democratic Services (contact details below) no later than 12noon on Wednesday 8 March 2023. 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); or

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





Key Financial and Implementation Principles - Report of the City of York Council Chief Finance Officer and Head of HR


(Pages 7 - 10)




Wider Devolution Programme Update - Report of the Chief Operating Officer, York and North Yorkshire LEP


(Pages 11 - 16)




Shortlisting of Brownfield Housing Fund Programme Expressions of Interest - Report of the Chief Operating Officer, York and North Yorkshire LEP


(Pages 17 - 34)




Shortlisting of  Projects for the Net Zero Fund Programme - Report of the Chief Operating Officer, York and North Yorkshire LEP


(Pages 35 - 58)




Transition to Mayoralty - High Level Costed Implementation Plan - Report of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner


(Pages 59 - 62)




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





Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Date 3 March 2023




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