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Joint Minerals and Waste Plan - Preferred Options

Meeting: 29/10/2015 - Executive (Item 74)

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This report updates Members on progress on the Minerals and Waste Joint Plan that City of York Council is producing with North Yorkshire County Council and the North Yorks National Park Authority, and asks Members to approve the Preferred Options documents for public consultation.

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Resolved:           That the Executive agree to note progress on the Minerals and Waste Joint Plan and approve the Preferred Options documents for public consultation.

 

Reason:     So that the Minerals and Waste Joint Plan can be progressed.

 

Minutes:

Members considered an update report on progress on the Minerals and Waste Joint Plan produced in conjunction with North Yorkshire County Council and the North York Moors National Park Authority.

Members were asked to approve the Preferred Options document for public consultation.

 

Copies of the draft minutes of the LPWG meeting on 19 October 2015 which set out in Minute 10 details of the Group’s deliberations and recommendations in relation to the Plan was circulated at the meeting. It was noted that the LPWG had considered the following options and had recommended their support for Option (ii) to approve the document subject to a number of amendments details of which were also circulated at the meeting together with a note on fracking:

 

The following Options had been considered by the LPWG:

i)             Members approve the Preferred Options documents attached at Annexes A-D for the purpose of public consultation;

 

ii)            Members approve Preferred Options documents attached at Annexes A-D subject to amendments agreed at this meeting;

 

iii)          Members reject the Preferred Options documents and request that further work is undertaken.

 

In response to earlier speakers comments Officers confirmed that, following agreement, the document would be sent out for an 8 week consultation period which would allow residents to make any further representations on the Plans content.

 

Members continued to raise concerns in relation fracking and the potential impact on flooding in the area and it was noted that a report on the impact of flooding was due from the Environment Agency in January details of which would be included in the Plans policies.

 

Resolved:           That the Executive agree to note progress on the Minerals and Waste Joint Plan and approve the Preferred Options documents for public consultation. 1.

 

Reason:     So that the Minerals and Waste Joint Plan can be progressed.

 


 

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