Harrogate and Knaresborough Area Constituency Committee - Thursday, 23rd November, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Harrogate Civic Centre, St Luke's Avenue, Harrogate HG1 2AE. This meeting will be live-streamed.

Contact: Mark Codman  Email:

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Welcome by the Chair, introductions and apologies for absence:


Minutes of the Meeting held on 14 September 2023: pdf icon PDF 640 KB


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 Questions and/or Statements:

Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice (including the text of the question/statement) to Mark Codman of Democratic Services at by midday on Monday 20 October 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);

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


Petition referred to the Committee for Consideration - 'Recognition for Rachel Daly in her hometown': pdf icon PDF 369 KB

Report of the Director of Community Development.


Youth Council Update:

Verbal Update on issues of importance from representatives to the Youth Council.


Northern Powergrid:

A presentation from Northern Powergrid’s Local System Planning Engineer.


Environment Agency:

A presentation from the Environment Agency regarding the river Nidd water quality.


A 30 min Break will be had at 11:30 or at the close of the nearest prior item.


Response to the petition received - Electrical Vehicle Charging Points in Knaresborough: pdf icon PDF 420 KB

Report of the Corporate Director for Environment.


Playing Pitch Strategy:

Presentation from North Yorkshire Council’s Planning Services Officers.


Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 374 KB

Report of the Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager.


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

Additional documents:


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

Friday 12 January 2024.