Agenda and minutes
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Declarations of Interest
At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:
· any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests
· any prejudicial interests or
· any disclosable pecuniary interests
which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.
Members were asked to declare, at this point in the meeting, any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in respect of the business on the agenda.
Councillor Cuthbertson declared a personal interest in item 4 (minute item 4 ) Earswick Neighbourhood Plan Examiner’s Report, in that he was a resident of Earswick.
To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Local Plan Working Group held on 27 February 2019.
Resolved: That the minutes of the meeting held on 27 February 2019 be approved as a correct record and then signed by the Chair.
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It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.
This report asks Members to consider the results of the Earswick Neighbourhood Plan referendum and to recommend to Executive to formally ‘make’ the Neighbourhood Plan and bring it into full legal force as part of the Development Plan for York. This will allow the Neighbourhood Plan to progress in line with the relevant Neighbourhood Planning legislation and Regulations. This paper will be considered by Members of Executive on 27 June 2019.
Members considered a report which asked them to consider the results of the Earswick Neighbourhood Plan referendum. It asked Members to recommend to Executive that they formally ‘make’ the Neighbourhood Plan and bring it into full legal force as part of the Development Plan for York. This would allow the Neighbourhood Plan to progress in line with the relevant Neighbourhood Planning legislation and Regulations. This would be considered by Members of Executive at a meeting to be held on 27June 2019.
An issue was raised with a discrepancy of 2 between the 359 ballot papers issued and the total of 357 received. Officers stated this would be clarified before the meeting of Executive.
Members thanked everyone who had been involved with producing the Neighbourhood Plan for their hard work.
Resolved: That Members recommend to Executive that it:
i) formally ‘make’ the Neighbourhood Plan on 27June 2019.
ii) approve the Decision Statement attached at Annex B to be published in accordance with Regulation 19 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended).
i) To allow the Neighbourhood Plan to progress in line with the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations.
ii) To allow the Neighbourhood Plan to progress in line with neighbourhood planning legislation.