Decisions

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Decisions published

22/11/2021 - LB277-2021 Locality Budgets – Swiers / Hertford and Cayton ref: 1280    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Roberta Swiers to award £2,000 of her Locality Budgets funding to purchase a VAS for Muston with Muston Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB276-2021 Locality Budgets – Sedgwick / Middle Dales ref: 1279    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Karin Sedgwick to award £300 of her Locality Budgets funding to purchase toys and play equipment for a 'Toy Corner' at Constable Burton Memorial Hall.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB275-2021 Locality Budgets – Sedgwick / Middle Dales ref: 1278    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Karin Sedgwick to award £300 of her Locality Budgets funding to purchase of gardening equipment for the gardening project with Leyburn Arts and Community Centre.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB274-2021 Locality Budgets – Sedgwick / Middle Dales ref: 1277    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Karin Sedgwick to award £300 of her Locality Budgets funding to supp6ly a grit bin and grit before winter for Preston Under Scar Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB273-2021 Locality Budgets – Sedgwick / Middle Dales ref: 1276    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Karin Sedgwick to award £300 of her Locality Budgets funding to fund the installation of a defibrillator and cabinet for Thornton Steward Sailing Club Limited.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB272-2021 Locality Budgets – Sedgwick / Middle Dales ref: 1275    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Karin Sedgwick to award £300 of her Locality Budgets funding to fund the catering and venue hire for the Middleham Luncheon Club.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB271-2021 Locality Budgets – Sedgwick / Middle Dales ref: 1274    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Karin Sedgwick to award £300 of her Locality Budgets funding to fund the purchase of litter bins for Leyburn from Richmondshire District Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB270-2021 Locality Budgets – Randerson / Eastfield and Osgodby ref: 1273    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Tony Randerson to award £415 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase craft materials and alternative sporting equipment for the Youth Club at Westway Open Arms with NYCC Youth.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB269-2021 Locality Budgets – Randerson / Eastfield and Osgodby ref: 1272    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Tony Randerson to award £638 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase 2 x I-pads for the Eagulls Explorer Scouts Section.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB268-2021 Locality Budgets – Pearson / Esk Valley ref: 1271    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Clive Pearson to award £596 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase and install a public defibrillator in the village of Ugglebarnby with Ugglebarnby Residents Group.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB267-2021 Locality Budgets – Mackenzie / Harrogate Saltersgate ref: 1270    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor to award £2,450 of his Locality Budgets funding to survey the condition of the roof and gutters at St Peter's Church Harrogate.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB266-2021 Locality Budgets – Lumley / Pateley Bridge ref: 1269    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Stanley Lumley to award £300 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the purchase of a battery and pads for the defibrillator at Christ Church Community Centre with Darley and Menwith Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB265-2021 Locality Budgets – Dadd / Thirsk ref: 1268    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Gareth Dadd to award £2,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to provide replacement play equipment at Hillside Rural Activities Park (HRAP).

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


19/11/2021 - LB264-2021 Locality Budgets – Chance / Whitby Mayfield cum Mulgrave ref: 1267    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Leader

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor David Chance to award £1,400 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the legal fees for Whitby Community to Challenge a Land Registry.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB263-2021 Locality Budgets - Broadbent / Northstead ref: 1266    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Eric Broadbent to award £1,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the installation of dropped kerbs in Regent Street, Scarborough with NYCC Highways

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


22/11/2021 - LB262-2021 Locality Budgets – Baker / Sowerby ref: 1265    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 07/12/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Bob Baker to award £2,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to provide replacement play equipment at Hillside Rural Activities Park (HRAP).

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


23/11/2021 - Procurement exercise for the replacement of kitchen and dining facilities at Pickhill CE Primary School ref: 1264    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Strategic Resources

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 23/11/2021

Decision:

To undertake a procurement exercise for the replacement of kitchen and dining facilities at Pickhill CE Primary School.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


23/11/2021 - Procurement exercise for the creation of an intervention space at Foston CE Primary School ref: 1263    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Strategic Resources

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 23/11/2021

Decision:

To undertake a procurement exercise for the creation of an intervention space at Foston CE Primary School.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


23/11/2021 - Procurement exercise for replacement of a prefabricated classroom unit with traditional build at Bishop Monkton CE Primary School. ref: 1262    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Strategic Resources

Decision published: 29/11/2021

Effective from: 23/11/2021

Decision:

To undertake a procurement exercise for the replacement of a prefabricated classroom unit at Bishop Monkton Primary CE School with traditional build.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


23/11/2021 - Replacement of two prefabricated classroom units with new provision at Sleights CE VC Primary School ref: 1261    Recommendations Approved

To undertake a procurement exercise for the replacement of two prefabricated classroom units with new provision at Sleights CE VC Primary School

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Strategic Resources

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 03/12/2021

Decision:

To undertake a procurement exercise for the replacement of two prefabricated classroom units and associated external works at Sleights CE Primary School

Lead officer: Howard Emmett


23/11/2021 - Replacement of HORSA kitchen and dining facilities with new provision at Burton Samlon Primary School ref: 1260    Recommendations Approved

To undertake a procurement exercise for the replacement of the HORSA kitchen and dining facilities with new provision at Burton Salmon Primary Schools

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Strategic Resources

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 03/12/2021

Decision:

To undertake a procurement exercise for the replacement of the kitchen and dining facilities, and refurbishment of pupil toilets, at Burton Salmon Primary School.


Lead officer: Howard Emmett


25/11/2021 - Approval of procurement of Therapeutic Services ref: 1259    Recommendations Approved

To give approval for the procurement of Children's Therapeutic Services

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Policy, Partnerships and Communities

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

To carry out an Invitation to Bid under the Light-Touch Regime for the re-tendering of the provision of Therapeutic Services.

Lead officer: Stuart Williams


25/11/2021 - Procurement of Universal Youth Services ref: 1258    Recommendations Approved

To approve the procurement of Universal Youth Services

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Children and Young People's Services

Decision published: 25/11/2021

Effective from: 31/12/2021

Decision:

That the Authority carry out an Open Procurement process under the Light-Touch Regime for the re-tendering of Universal Youth Services. The estimated contract value will be in the region of £1.5 million over a proposed 8-year duration.

Lead officer: Stuart Williams


23/11/2021 - Lowering the age range of Barrowcliff Community Primary School to 2-11 ref: 1257    Recommendations Approved

Following the publication of statutory notices, to seek approval to lower the school age range of Barrowcliff Community Primary School from 1 January 2022.
NOTE: If there are no objections to the statutory notices, the Executive Member for Education and Skills will take this decision at his meeting with the Corporate Director – CYPS on 23 November 2021.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Education and Skills, including early years, schools, apprenticeships, FE colleges & UTC`s, and engagement with the skills agenda of the LEP

Decision published: 23/11/2021

Effective from: 02/12/2021

Decision:

That having undertaken the required preliminary checks, the Executive Member resolved that the four key issues listed in section 8.2 of the report have been satisfied and there can be a determination of the proposals as follows:

That the following proposal be determined: To lower the age range of Barrowcliff Community Primary School to age 2-11 with effect from 1st January 2022

Lead officer: Matt George


23/11/2021 - Grove Road and Woodfield Community Primary Schools, Harrogate ref: 1256    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to begin a public consultation on a proposal to amalgamate Grove Road and Woodfield Community Primary Schools. This would create a single primary school operating on both school sites, through the technical closure of Woodfield Community Primary School as a separate entity, and the enlargement of premises and expansion onto an additional site of Grove Road Community Primary School.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Education and Skills, including early years, schools, apprenticeships, FE colleges & UTC`s, and engagement with the skills agenda of the LEP

Decision published: 23/11/2021

Effective from: 02/12/2021

Decision:

To approve public consultation on proposals to amalgamate Grove Road Community Primary School and Woodfield Community Primary School in Harrogate from 1 September 2022. This would create a single primary school operating on both school sites through the technical closure of Woodfield Community Primary School as a separate entity, and the enlargement of premises and expansion onto the Woodfield site of Grove Road Community Primary School.

Lead officer: John Lee


19/11/2021 - Award of a construction contract for refurbishment works and alterations at Atmosphere, Pickering ref: 1255    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Strategic Resources

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 19/11/2021

Decision:

To award a construction contract for refurbishment works and alterations at Atmosphere, Pickering.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


17/11/2021 - Members’ Allowances Scheme ref: 1254    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

The Chief Executive Officer considered the report on the Member’s Allowances Scheme presented to Members at the informal meeting of the County Council Members held on 17 November 2021 and, having taken into account the comments made by Members at the informal meeting and all relevant information, agreed, under his emergency delegated powers:
• An increase of 1.75% to the Basic Allowance and all unit-based Special Responsibility Allowances for the 2022/23 financial year; and
• That, if there are any increases in the travel and subsistence rates payable to staff, a similar increase be made to the rates in the Members’ Allowances Scheme, to come into effect at the same time.

By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under his emergency delegated powers and after consultation with Members at the informal meeting of the County Council held on 17 November 2021.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


17/11/2021 - Annual Report of the Pension Board 2020-21 ref: 1253    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

The Chief Executive Officer considered the Annual Report of the Pension Board 2020-21 presented to the informal meeting of the County Council Members held on 17 November 2021, and having taken into account the comments made by Members at the informal meeting and all relevant information, resolved, under his emergency delegated powers, to approve it for publication.

By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under his emergency delegated powers and after consultation with Members at the informal meeting of the County Council held on 17 November 2021.


Lead officer: Julie Robinson


17/11/2021 - Appointments to Committees and Outside Bodies ref: 1252    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

The Chief Executive Officer considered the report regarding the appointments to committees and outside bodies presented to Members at the informal meeting of the County Council held on 17 November 2021 and, having taken into account the comments made by Members at the informal meeting and all relevant information, resolved, under his emergency delegated powers, to approve that:
• County Councillor Andy Paraskos be appointed to the position of Chair of the Corporate and Partnerships Overview and Scrutiny Committee
• County Councillor Don Mackay be appointed to the positon of Vice Chair of the Transport Economy and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
The following appointments be made to the Pension Board:
• Scheme Member Representative – Sam Thompson (Hambleton DC)
• Employer Representative – David Hawkins (York College).

By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under his emergency delegated powers and after consultation with Members at the informal meeting of the County Council Members held on 17 November 2021.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


17/11/2021 - Formal Meetings of the Authority’s Committees ref: 1251    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

The Chief Executive Officer considered the report presented to the informal meeting of the County Council Members held on 17 November 2021 regarding how the formal meetings of the authority’s committees could be held from 17 November 2021 onwards, and having taken into account the comments made by Members at the informal meeting and all relevant information, resolved, under his emergency delegated powers, to approve that:
1) The remote access, live broadcast informal meetings of the Council’s committees continue with any formal decisions required being taken by the Chief Executive Officer under his emergency decision making powers and after consultation with Officers and Members as appropriate and after taking into account any views of the relevant Committee Members.

2) The meetings of the Executive revert to in person meetings, if it is determined to be safe and practical to do so.

3) The continued use of remote access, live broadcast informal meetings is reviewed periodically, taking into account the level of Covid-19 infections and hospitalisation, with a further report being considered at the Council meeting on 16 February 2022.

4) That the meeting of the County Council on 16 February 2022 is held as an in person meeting, if it is determined to be safe and practical to do so.

5) That the power be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer in consultation with the Leader to determine which committee meetings should be held virtually and which could be held physically, subject to consultation with the relevant committee chair.

By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under his emergency delegated powers and after consultation with the County Council Members at the informal meeting on 17 November 2021

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


17/11/2021 - Revised Prudential Indicators for the period 2021/22 to 2023/24 ref: 1250    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

The Chief Executive Officer considered the report regarding the revised Prudential Indicators for the period 2021/22 to 2023/24 presented to Members at the informal meeting of the County Council held on 17 November 2021 and, having taken into account the comments made by Members at the informal meeting and all relevant information, resolved, under his emergency delegated powers, to approve:
• The revised Prudential Indicators for the period 2021/22 to 2023/24 as set out in Appendix A in the report to an informal meeting of the Executive on 31 August 2021.

By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under his emergency delegated powers and after consultation with Members at the informal meeting of the County Council held on 17 November 2021.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


17/11/2021 - Amendments to the Council’s Property Procedure Rules ref: 1249    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

The Chief Executive Officer considered the report on the proposed revisions to the Council’s Property Procedure Rules presented at the informal meeting of County Council Members held on 17 November 2021 and, having taken into account the comments made by Members at the informal meeting, and all relevant information, resolved, under his emergency delegated powers, to approve:
a) the suggested amendments to the Property Procedure Rules as set out at Appendix 2 and the suggested consequential amendments to the Executive Members’ Delegation Scheme set out at Appendix 3;
b) that authority be given to the Assistant Chief Executive (Legal and Democratic Services) to make any further consequential amendments required to the Constitution in light of the changes to the Property Procedure Rules;
c) That a forward schedule of decisions, as set out under paragraph 1.11 of Appendix 2, be shared with the Executive Member with responsibility for Property, on a no less than quarterly basis to assist in matters of property planning.

By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under his emergency delegated powers and after consultation with Members at the informal meeting of the County Council held on 17 November 2021.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


17/11/2021 - Minutes of the informal meeting of the County Council held on 21 July 2021 ref: 1248    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

At the informal meeting of County Council Members on 17 November 2021, having considered the draft Minutes from the informal meeting of the County Council Members that was held on 21 July 2021, which had been printed and circulated, the Chief Executive Officer agreed that the Minutes be signed as a correct record.

By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under his emergency delegated powers and after consultation with the Members of County Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


18/11/2021 - Supply of Pre-Packed Sandwiches and Associated Products ref: 1247    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Strategic Resources

Decision published: 19/11/2021

Effective from: 18/11/2021

Decision:

The Corporate Director, Strategic Resources has approved the decision award a contract for the Supply and Delivery of Pre-Packed Sandwiches and Associated Products to Tiffin Sandwiches. The contract shall be for a period of 2 years and 4 months, commencing 1st December 2021, with the option to extend for a further period of 2 years from 1st April 2024. The contract will be awarded to Tiffin Sandwiches by direct award via the ESPO Sandwiches, Food-To-Go, Confectionery And Snacks Framework 121_20.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


17/11/2021 - Acceptance of Additional Grant Funding from York and North Yorkshire LEP ref: 1245    Recommendations Approved

To accept grant funding from the York and North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership, to support the delivery of the Digital Infrastructure Programme. in addition to the £3m Getting Building Fund grant funding already secured.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Access

Decision published: 18/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

Authorisation for the Corporate Director – Strategic Director to accept an additional £300k Getting Building Fund (GBF) from the York and North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership. This is in addition to the £3.3m already authorised for the Digital Infrastructure Programme.
Not open to call-in as exemption rules applied.

Lead officer: Robert Ling


17/11/2021 - Digital Connectivity Infrastructure Accelerator (DCIA) Scheme Funding ref: 1244    Recommendations Approved

Authorisation of submission of bid for funding from Digital Connectivity Infrastructure Accelerator (DCIA) Scheme

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Access

Decision published: 18/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

Approval for submission of a bid for funding from the Digital Connectivity Infrastructure Accelerator Scheme by North Yorkshire County Council in conjunction with partner organisations.

Not open to call-in as urgency procedure applies.

Lead officer: Robert Ling


18/11/2021 - Highways Asset Management System - Award of Contract ref: 1243    Recommendations Approved

Approval sought to enter into a new contract for the provision of a Highways Asset Management System

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 18/11/2021

Effective from: 18/11/2021

Decision:

Award of contract for the provision of a Highways Asset Management System to Symology Ltd, via the G-Cloud 12 Framework Agreement.

The contract will be for an initial period of 2 years, up until 30 November 2023, with the option to extend by two further periods of 12 months each, up to 30 November 2025 (2+1+1).


Lead officer: Graham Pearey


17/11/2021 - Community Renewal Fund - Notice of decision by MHCLG ref: 1240    Recommendations Approved

To agree acceptance of funding from Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and to enter into funding agreements with third party grant recipients - to be identified

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Open to Business

Decision published: 17/11/2021

Effective from: 25/11/2021

Decision:

Executive Member for Open to Business, in consultation with the Corporate Director – Business and Environmental Services authorised the Corporate Director, Strategic Resources to accept the funding of £768,876 from the MHCLG and to enter into funding agreements with third party grant recipients.

Lead officer: Mark Kibblewhite


17/11/2021 - Acceptance of Sustainable Warmth Grant funding ref: 1242    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to accept the Sustainable Warmth Grant funding following a successful bid.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Public Health, Prevention and Supported Housing, including Sustainability and Transformation Plans

Decision published: 17/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

Approval has been given to accept funding from the sustainable warmth competition that will support residents living in fuel poverty across Scarborough, Ryedale and Hambleton.

Lead officer: Carly Walker


17/11/2021 - Local Government Review – Draft Structural Changes Order ref: 1241    Recommendations Approved

Agree response to Government re the draft LGR Structural Changes Order

Decision Maker: Leader

Decision published: 17/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021

Decision:

Following the Leader’s decision on 21 September 2021 with regard to the consultation response on the preferred contents of the Structural Change Order, the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities have written to the eight Councils in North Yorkshire on 3 November 2021 with a copy of a draft SCO for comments.

A copy of the draft Order has been shared confidentially with Members and the Leader has determined to respond to the latest consultation with the comments attached to this Decision Record.

The Leader considered representations submitted by some of the Councillors and the approved responding to the consultation to thank the Department for the contents of the Order and to make some suggestions with regard to the names of some of the Wards. It will be a matter for the Secretary of State to determine the actual contents of the SCO.

Lead officer: Barry Khan


16/11/2021 - LB261-2021 Locality Budgets – Sowray / Easingwold ref: 1239    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Peter Sowray to award £865 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the purchase of replacement lighting in the main library at Easingwold Community Library.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - LB260-2021 Locality Budgets –Scott / Harrogate Bilton & Nidd Gorge ref: 1238    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Matt Scott to award £500 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase a defibrillator for outside St Johns and St Luke’s Parish Church.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - LB259-2021 Locality Budgets – Sanderson / Thornton Dale and the Wolds ref: 1237    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Janet Sanderson to award £300 of her Locality Budgets funding to purchase a memorial bench for Rillington Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - LB258-2021 Locality Budgets – Sanderson / Thornton Dale and the Wolds ref: 1236    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Janet Sanderson to award £500 of her Locality Budgets funding towards the village hall party and the Beacon Lighting for the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations with Willerby Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - LB257-2021 Locality Budgets – Paraskos / Ainsty ref: 1235    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Andy Paraskos to award £1,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase and install a VAS with Long Marston Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - LB256-2021 Locality Budgets – Paraskos / Ainsty ref: 1234    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Andy Paraskos to award £300 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the printing of the village newspaper for ever resident in the village with Long Marston Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - LB255-2021 Locality Budgets – McCartney / Osgoldcross ref: 1233    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor John McCartney to award £300 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase equipment for the building in St Martins church in Womersley in order to reopen with St Martins Parochial Parish Council, Womersley.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - LB254-2021 Locality Budgets – Martin / Ripon South ref: 1232    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Stuart Martin to award £1,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the commission of artwork, planning permission and equipment for the event marking the 1350 year anniversary of Wilfrid founding Ripon Cathedral with Art in the Churches.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - LB253-2021 Locality Budgets – Martin / Ripon South ref: 1231    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Stuart Martin to award £500 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the insurance and equipment for the Winter Wonderland event with Friends of Spa Gardens.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - LB252-2021 Locality Budgets – Martin / Ripon South ref: 1230    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Stuart Martin to award £500 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase musical instruments and band insurance to teach young children and adults to play the pipes and drums with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Pipe Band.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - LB251-2021 Locality Budgets – Martin / Ripon South ref: 1229    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Stuart Martin to award £1,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase musical equipment for the band members at Ripon City Band.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB250-2021 Locality Budgets – Jenkinson / Woodlands ref: 1228    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Andrew Jenkinson to award £5,000 of his Locality Budgets funding towards the children's residential trip to London and the Christmas Eve parcels and hampers with Gallows Close Centre.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


12/11/2021 - LB249-2021 Locality Budgets – Ireton / North Craven ref: 1227    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor David Ireton to award £3,500 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase books for all ages and library furniture for Austwick Primary School and Nursery.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - Carbon Reduction Pump Priming Fund – North Yorkshire Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Delivery Strategy ref: 1226    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Policy, Partnerships and Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

To utilise £49,950 of the Carbon Reduction Pump Priming Fund to create a North Yorkshire Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Delivery Strategy.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - Carbon Reduction Pump Priming Fund – Climate Change Officer post ref: 1225    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Policy, Partnerships and Communities

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

To utilise £115,000 of the Carbon Reduction Pump Priming Fund to create a Climate Change Policy Officer post to provide the essential senior officer time and skill base required to lead and coordinate the development and delivery of appropriate strategies, performance challenge and measurement, and partnership working.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


16/11/2021 - Award of a construction contract for the refurbishment of a school bungalow to provide early years provision at Richmond Methodist Primary School ref: 1224    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Strategic Resources

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

To award a construction contract for the refurbishment of a school bungalow to provide early years provision at Richmond Methodist Primary School.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


15/11/2021 - Procurement process required to establish a new contract for the Supply of Fresh Meat and Frozen Products ref: 1223    Recommendations Approved

To make a decision on the procurement process required to establish a new contract for the Supply of Fresh Meat and Frozen Products

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Strategic Resources

Decision published: 16/11/2021

Effective from: 24/11/2021

Decision:

The Corporate Director, Strategic Resources has approved the decision to undertake a further competition for the Supply and Delivery of Fresh Meat and Poultry, and Frozen Products. The further competition exercise will be conducted via the YPO Food DPS. The contract shall be for a period of 24 months, with the option to extend for a further period of 24 months.

Lead officer: Shaun Mancrief


12/11/2021 - Changes to Services delivered by Yorwaste Ltd using the Teckal Procurement Exemption ref: 1222    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Travel, Environmental and Countryside Services

Decision published: 15/11/2021

Effective from: 12/11/2021

Decision:

The addition of a new Schedule to the Services Contract between NYCC and Yorwaste Ltd to deliver the Management and Monitoring of the Closed Landfill Sites.

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


12/11/2021 - A64 National Highways Consultation Response ref: 1221    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 15/11/2021

Effective from: 12/11/2021

Decision:

To submit the response to National Highways on the A64 consultation but with some minor additions ar??ound economic regeneration and tourism.


Lead officer: Tricia Richards


12/11/2021 - Department for Transport (DfT)/Office for Zero Emissions Future of Transport Regulatory Review (OZEV): Electric Vehicles ref: 1220    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 15/11/2021

Effective from: 12/11/2021

Decision:

To submit the response to the DfT and OZEV, with some additional text around the challenges faced by rural authorities in implementing electrical vehicle charging.

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


12/11/2021 - Malton and Norton Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) ref: 1219    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 15/11/2021

Effective from: 12/11/2021

Decision:

To approve phase 1 of the Malton and Norton LCWIP and to release funding from the NYCC Development Initiative Reserves to carry out phase 2.

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


12/11/2021 - Bid for Funding - ARIS Top Slice 2022/23 ref: 1218    Recommendations Approved

Approval to submit application to the Home Office for funding

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Open to Business

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 12/11/2021

Decision:

Approval to submit a bid to the Home Office for Asset Recovery Incentivisation Scheme (ARIS) Top Slice funding for core capability, to deliver a Yorkshire and Humber Regional Doorstep Crime Investigations Team to be hosted at North Yorkshire Trading Standards. Funding is sought for a three year period to deliver investigations, prosecutions and asset recovery proceedings in relation to Organised Crime Groups engaged in this offending.

As Urgency Procedures applied this decision is NOT open to call-in.

Lead officer: Ruth Andrews


11/11/2021 - LB248-2021 Locality Budgets – Wilkinson / Swale ref: 1217    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Annabel Wilkinson to award £1,500 of her Locality Budgets funding to restore and replace the play equipment in Leeming Bar with Aiskew and Leeming Bar Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB247-2021 Locality Budgets – Wilkinson / Swale ref: 1216    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Annabel Wilkinson to award £1,500 of her Locality Budgets funding to purchase a VAS sign for Burneston with Burneston, Swainby with Allerthorpe & Theakston Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB246-2021 Locality Budgets – Wilkinson / Swale ref: 1215    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Annabel Wilkinson to award £500 of her Locality Budgets funding to provide a replacement notice board for Great Smeaton with Great Smeaton with Hornby Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB245-2021 Locality Budgets – Solloway / Skipton West ref: 1214    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Andy Solloway to award £3,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the tuition costs for 15-20 young carers to catch up on missed education with Carers' Resource, Skipton.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB244-2021 Locality Budgets – Quinn / Mid Craven ref: 1213    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Gillian Quinn to award £300 of her Locality Budgets funding to fund the printing of the leaflets, postage and hall hire for the public consultation on securing the future of the Main Street, Car Park, Embsay with Embsay with Eastby Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB243-2021 Locality Budgets – Paraskos / Ainsty ref: 1212    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Andy Paraskos to award £300 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the Tockwith food pantry with food supplies with Boroughbridge & District Community Care.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB242-2021 Locality Budgets – Paraskos / Ainsty ref: 1211    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Andy Paraskos to award £400 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase and install a new village sign for Little Ouseburn Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB241-2021 Locality Budgets – Musgrave / Escrick ref: 1210    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Richard Musgrave to award £1,500 of his Locality Budgets funding to the provision of new storage in the Parish Rooms with Appleton Roebuck Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB240-2021 Locality Budgets – Metcalfe / Knaresborough ref: 1209    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Zoe Metcalfe to award £500 of her Locality Budgets funding to purchase a defibrillator for Knaresborough Bowling Club.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB239-2021 Locality Budgets – McCartney / Osgoldcross ref: 1208    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor John McCartney to award £300 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase equipment to make the buildings safe and secure for the volunteers to reopen with St Edmund Parochial Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB238-2021 Locality Budgets – McCartney / Osgoldcross ref: 1207    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor John McCartney to award £300 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase plants, pots and tools for the school 'Discovery Garden' at Kellington Primary School.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB237-2021 Locality Budgets – Heseltine / Skipton East ref: 1206    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Robert Heseltine to award £2,500 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase summer planting for the 2022 project with Skipton In Bloom.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB236-2021 Locality Budgets – Harrison / Lower Nidderdale and Bishop Monkton ref: 1205    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Michael Harrison to award £2,000 of his Locality Budgets funding towards the installation of signage, larger 30 limit signs on yellow boards, larger sign reading 'Shaw Mills' and rumble strips with Bishop Thornton Shaw Mills & Warsill Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB235-2021 Locality Budgets – Colling / Falsgrave and Stepney ref: 1204    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Liz Colling to award £5,000 of her Locality Budgets funding to fund the installation of seasonal Christmas lighting on Falsgrave Road with Scarborough Borough Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB234-2021 Locality Budgets – Chance / Whitby Mayfield cum Mulgrave ref: 1203    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Leader

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor David Chance to award £400 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the purchase of the party bags for the old folks Christmas party with St Hilda's Old School, Hinderwell.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB233-2021 Locality Budgets – Chambers / Ripon North ref: 1202    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Mike Chambers to award £500 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the hire costs of the Ripon Community Poppy Project display/annual Remembrance Concert.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - LB232-2021 Locality Budgets – Atkinson / Masham and Fountains ref: 1201    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 12/11/2021

Effective from: 20/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Margaret Atkinson to award £1,250 of her Locality Budgets funding to fund the installation of Wi-Fi and provision of a card reader at Kirkby Malzeard Mechanics Institute Village Hall.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


11/11/2021 - Application to amend the register to record an historic event made under Commons Act 2006 Part 1 – Sch 3 and The Commons Registration (England) Regulations 2014 Sch4 Paragraph 19 ref: 1200    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 11/11/2021

Effective from: 11/11/2021

Decision:

The Chief Executive Officer considered the application to sever grazing rights attached to land at right entry 12 of common land unit CL37, Swineside Moor and agreed that the Commons Register be amended to show that these rights are severed and now registered as rights held in gross for the reasons set out below in this decision record.

By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under emergency delegated powers and after consultation with the Planning and Regulatory Functions Sub-Committee

PLEASE NOTE that as a non-executive function, this decision is not open to call in.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


09/11/2021 - Home to School Transport Appeal ref: 1199    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 10/11/2021

Effective from: 09/11/2021

Decision:

This matter contained exempt information of the description contained in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006

The Chief Executive Officer considered five appeals against the Authority’s decision not to provide secondary school home to school transport. One appeal was UPHELD (for a limited time period) and the four remaining secondary school appeals were NOT UPHELD. For all of the appeals the reasons are set out below in this decision record.

By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under emergency delegated powers and after consultation with the Members of the Appeals Committee (Home to School Transport)

PLEASE NOTE that as a non-executive function, these decisions are not open to call in.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


08/11/2021 - Procurement for the Supply and Delivery of Office Supplies ref: 1198    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval from the Assistant Chief Executive (Business Support) for the procurement for the Supply and Delivery of Office Supplies.

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive - Business Support

Decision published: 08/11/2021

Effective from: 16/11/2021

Decision:

The Assistant Chief Executive (Business Support) has approved the direct award for the contract for the Supply and Delivery for Office Supplies to Lyreco via the YPO Office Supplies – 1001 Framework.

The value of the contract is estimated to be up to £583,000. It must be noted that the demand for office supplies is variable and it is unknown whether it will return to pre-Covid 19 levels.

The duration of the contract shall be for an initial term of 3 years, with the option to extend (1 x 12 months). The potential maximum term is 4 years.

Lead officer: Amanda Manifield


22/10/2021 - Review of Driven Carriageway Inspections during Covid-19 (2) ref: 1197    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 05/11/2021

Effective from: 22/10/2021

Decision:

That:
i.a transition to double crewed inspections commences from 1 November 2021, including consultation/engagement with Highway Officers via local management teams
ii.as part of that consultation/engagement, where specific circumstances might preclude double crewed inspections - including personal/underlying health conditions - and Highway Officers are in agreement that single crewed inspections are retained in those circumstances
iii.where double crewed inspections commence, the Health

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


22/10/2021 - Wheatcroft Avenue, Scarborough - proposed Waiting Restrictions ref: 1196    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 05/11/2021

Effective from: 22/10/2021

Decision:

To uphold the objections to the proposals consulted on, thus leaving the restrictions on this section of Wheatcroft Avenue as ‘no waiting at any time’ full length on both sides.
Objectors are to be notified of the decision.

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


22/10/2021 - Washbeck Close, Scarborough - proposed Traffic Regulation Order ref: 1195    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 05/11/2021

Effective from: 22/10/2021

Decision:

On the basis of the consultation responses, it is recommended that:

i. The proposals are implemented as advertised.
ii. The objectors are notified of the decision within 14
days of the Order being made.

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


22/10/2021 - Opposed Definitive Map Modification Order: Restricted Byways South Ings Lane and Appleton le Moors ref: 1194    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 05/11/2021

Effective from: 22/10/2021

Decision:

Approval that the Authority should support confirmation of the Order [Restricted Byways 14 (South Ings Lane) & 207 (Back Lane) Appleton Le Moors Definitive Map Modification Order 2014] in its submission to the Secretary of State (SoS).

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


02/11/2021 - A59 York Road, Manse Farm Development - Knaresborough ref: 1193    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision published: 02/11/2021

Effective from: 02/11/2021

Decision:

To authorise officers to proceed in exercise of the powers contained in sections 65(1) and 66(4) of the Highways Act 1980 to convert the lengths of footway to cycle track and to create new lengths of cycle track shown on the attached drawing 70078728-P01-WSP-MANSE01-P01 and schedules in the manner described in the attached report.

Lead officer: Tricia Richards


02/11/2021 - LB231-2021 Locality Budgets – Peacock / Upper Dales ref: 1192    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 02/11/2021

Effective from: 10/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Yvonne Peacock to award £300 of her Locality Budgets funding to provide the lights for Santa’s sleigh and new Christmas lights for Hawes.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


02/11/2021 - LB230-2021 Locality Budgets – Parsons / Richmond ref: 1191    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 02/11/2021

Effective from: 10/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Stuart Parsons to award £1,200 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase and install CCTV cameras for Gallowfields Business Group.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


02/11/2021 - LB229-2021 Locality Budgets – McCartney / Osgoldcross ref: 1190    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 02/11/2021

Effective from: 10/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor John McCartney to award £300 of his Locality Budgets funding to pay the rent for the Thursday Bingo Group at Eggborough Village Hall until Spring.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


02/11/2021 - LB228-2021 Locality Budgets – Haslam / Harrogate Bilton & Nidd Gorge ref: 1189    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 02/11/2021

Effective from: 10/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Paul Haslam to award £500 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase and install a defibrillator for outside St Johns Church for community access and use.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


02/11/2021 - LB227-2021 Locality Budgets – Blades / Romanby and Broomfield ref: 1188    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 02/11/2021

Effective from: 10/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor David Blades to award £900 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase and fit blinds for the new scout hut with 1st Northallerton Scout and Guide Group.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


02/11/2021 - LB226-2021 Locality Budgets – Baker / Sowerby ref: 1187    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 02/11/2021

Effective from: 10/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Bob Baker to award £1,728.01 of his Locality Budgets funding to resurface the carriageway and new kerb line at the entrance to Parochial Hall in Sowerby with NYCC Highways.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


02/11/2021 - LB225-2021 Locality Budgets – Baker / Sowerby ref: 1186    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 02/11/2021

Effective from: 10/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Bob Baker to award £5,000 of his Locality Budgets funding the repairs to multiple patches in binder course to prepare the village for surface dressing in Thornton le Street with NYCC Highways.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


02/11/2021 - Procurement exercise for the replacement of the double prefabricated classroom unit at Thirsk School and Sixth Form College ref: 1185    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Strategic Resources

Decision published: 02/11/2021

Effective from: 02/11/2021

Decision:

To undertake a procurement exercise for the replacement of the double prefabricated classroom unit at Thirsk School and Sixth Form College

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


02/11/2021 - Procurement exercise for the replacement of the single prefabricated classroom unit at Thirsk Community Primary School ref: 1184    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Strategic Resources

Decision published: 02/11/2021

Effective from: 02/11/2021

Decision:

To undertake a procurement exercise for the replacement of the single prefabricated classroom unit at Thirsk Community Primary School.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


29/10/2021 - LB224-2021 Locality Budgets – Parsons / Richmond ref: 1183    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Stuart Parsons to award £500 of his Locality Budgets funding to increase the provision of roadside kerbs along the length of Reeth Road between Coronation Place and the Cemetery and Whitcliffe Place with NYCC Highways.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


29/10/2021 - LB223-2021 Locality Budgets – McCartney / Osgoldcross ref: 1182    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor John McCartney to award £1,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to carry out repairs to the toilet and kitchen in St Peters Church with St Peters Parochial Parish Council (Kirk Smeaton with Little Smeaton).

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


29/10/2021 - LB222-2021 Locality Budgets – Martin / Ripon South ref: 1181    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Stuart Martin to award £700 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the venue hire, performers and production of programs and tickets for the Remembrance Concert with Ripon Community Poppy Project.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


29/10/2021 - LB221-2021 Locality Budgets – Les / Catterick Bridge ref: 1180    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Carl Les to award £300 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase additional Christmas lights and replace the electrical service with Catterick Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


29/10/2021 - LB220-2021 Locality Budgets – Les / Catterick Bridge ref: 1179    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Carl Les to award £300 of his Locality Budgets funding to provide a contribution to the village maintenance, especially hedges and shrubbery with Catterick Parish Council.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


29/10/2021 - Household Support Grant – the Government has allocated £3,537k to the County Council for the period to 31 March 2022 to provide support to households who would otherwise struggle to buy food or pay essential utility bills or meet other essential livi ref: 1178    Recommendations Approved

To agree the local eligibility framework to be used to distribute the Household Support Fund

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 29/10/2021

Decision:

To agree the Local Eligibility Framework and Approach for the allocation of Household Support Fund to provide support to households who would otherwise struggle to buy food or pay essential utility bills or meet other essential living costs this winter. The £3.54m allocation is being made available to NYCC by DWP to cover the period October 2021 to March 2022. Funding will be provided through supermarket vouchers, food banks, Warm and Well, and NYLAF.

Lead officer: Neil Irving


28/10/2021 - LB219-2021 Locality Budgets – White / Pickering ref: 1177    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Greg White to award £540 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase a Speech & Language Assessment Tool for Pickering Community Infant and Nursery School.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


28/10/2021 - LB218-2021 Locality Budgets – Sowray / Easingwold ref: 1176    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Peter Sowray to award £2,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to fund the purchase and installation of moveable VAS signs and bases.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


28/10/2021 - LB217-2021 Locality Budgets – Les / Catterick Bridge ref: 1175    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Carl Les to award £2,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to the provision of new fencing and tarmac for the Scorton cemetery extension.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


28/10/2021 - LB216-2021 Locality Budgets – Paraskos / Ainsty ref: 1174    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Andy Paraskos to award £1,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase and install a vehicle activated sign for Green Hammerton.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


28/10/2021 - LB215-2021 Locality Budgets – Paraskos / Ainsty ref: 1173    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Andy Paraskos to award £300 of his Locality Budgets funding to purchase a set of Christmas lights for Great Ouseburn village green.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


28/10/2021 - LB214-2021 Locality Budgets – Jenkinson / Woodlands ref: 1172    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Andrew Jenkinson to award £5,000 of his Locality Budgets funding to the creation of a traffic island on Maple Drive, Scarborough.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


28/10/2021 - LB213-2021 Locality Budgets – Jefferson / Castle ref: 1171    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor Janet Jefferson to award £500 of her Locality Budgets funding to the purchase of Christmas lighting for the Lighthouse on Scarborough Harbour.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


28/10/2021 - LB212-2021 Locality Budgets – Blades / Romanby and Broomfield ref: 1170    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Stronger Communities

Decision published: 29/10/2021

Effective from: 06/11/2021

Decision:

To accept the recommendation by County Councillor David Blades to award £4,850 of his Locality Budgets funding to the provision of materials and labour for the Mill Lane footpath improvements with NYCC Highways.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


28/10/2021 - Annual Report of the Audit Committee ref: 1169    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 28/10/2021

Effective from: 28/10/2021

Decision:

Having considered the report “Annual Report of the Audit Committee”, which was considered at the informal meeting of Audit Committee Members on 25 October 2021, and the views of the Members and External Members of the Audit Committee, the Chief Executive Officer agreed that the draft annual report of the Audit Committee be approved prior to its submission to the County Council.

By whom: Richard Flinton (Chief Executive Officer), under his emergency delegated powers and after consultation with Members and External Members of the Audit Committee.

PLEASE NOTE that as this is a non-executive decision, it is not open to call in.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


28/10/2021 - Statement of Final Accounts for 2020/21 including Letter of Representation ref: 1168    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 28/10/2021

Effective from: 28/10/2021

Decision:

Having considered the report “Statement of Final Accounts for 2020/21 including Letter of Representation” and the report of the Members’ Working Group “Report Following the Detailed Review of the draft Statement of Final Accounts for 2020/21”, both of which were considered at the informal meeting of Audit Committee Members on 25 October 2021, and the views of the Members and External Members of the Audit Committee, the Chief Executive Officer agreed:-

That authority is delegated to the Corporate Director – Strategic Resources in consultation with the Chairman of the Audit Committee to approve the Final Statement of Accounts and Letter of Representation, unless there are any material changes resulting from the final stages of the audit. Where any material issues arise, the Statement of Accounts and Letter of Representation will be raised at another meeting of the Audit Committee.

By whom: Richard Flinton (Chief Executive Officer), under his emergency delegated powers and after consultation with Members and External Members of the Audit Committee.

PLEASE NOTE that as this is a non-executive decision, it is not open to call in.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


28/10/2021 - Updated Counter Fraud Strategy Action Plan ref: 1167    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 28/10/2021

Effective from: 28/10/2021

Decision:

Having considered the report “Counter Fraud Policy Framework”, which was considered at the informal meeting of Audit Committee Members on 25 October 2021, and the views of the Members and External Members of the Audit Committee, the Chief Executive Officer agreed that the updated Counter Fraud Strategy Action Plan, as set out at Annex 2 of Appendix 1 to the report considered by Audit Committee Members on 25 October 2021, be approved.

By whom: Richard Flinton (Chief Executive Officer), under his emergency delegated powers and after consultation with Members and External Members of the Audit Committee.

PLEASE NOTE that as this is a non-executive decision, it is not open to call in.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson


26/10/2021 - Home to School Transport Appeal ref: 1166    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer

Decision published: 26/10/2021

Effective from: 26/10/2021

Decision:

This matter contained exempt information of the description contained in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006

The Chief Executive Officer considered four appeals against the Authority’s decision not to provide assistance with home to school transport for tone Post 16 student and three appeals for secondary school transport. The Post 16 appeal was UPHELD and for the three remaining secondary school appeals, one was deferred to the next meeting and the remaining two appeals were NOT UPHELD. For all of the appeals the reasons are set out below in this decision record.

By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under emergency delegated powers and after consultation with the Members of the Appeals Committee (Home to School Transport)

PLEASE NOTE that as a non-executive function, these decisions are not open to call in.

Lead officer: Julie Robinson