Transport, Economy, Environment and Enterprise Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 10th April, 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Brierley Room, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD

Contact: Will Baines, Senior Scrutiny Officer  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Minutes of the Meetings held on 18 January and 1 February 2024 pdf icon PDF 553 KB

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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 include the text of the question/statement) to Will Baines, Senior Scrutiny Officer (contact details below) no later than midday on Friday 5 April 2024. 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 those taking a recording to cease while you speak.



Verbal Update from the Corporate Director of Environment


National Highways Update pdf icon PDF 348 KB


Preventing Flooding on Highways - Gully Clearance and Maintenance pdf icon PDF 647 KB


Scientific Team Update - AQAP pdf icon PDF 959 KB

Lunch Break (12:30pm approx)


Annual Report of the Member Champion for Climate Change pdf icon PDF 369 KB

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Report of the Highway Reinstatements and Road Closure Working Group pdf icon PDF 158 KB


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Purpose of the report:  To ask Members to consider, amend and add to the Committee’s work programme.

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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

Monday 8 July 2024 at 10am in The Grand Meeting Room.

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.