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Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Venue: The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045). View directions

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10.

Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member is asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registerable interests he might have in respect of business on this agenda, if he has not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member was asked to declare, at this point in the meeting, any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registerable interests he might have in respect of business on the agenda, if he had not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests. None were declared.

11.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 26 July 2022.

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the previous meeting held on 26 July 2022 be approved as a correct record and be signed by the Executive Member.

12.

Public Participation

At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.

 

Please note that our registration deadlines are set as 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at our meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Friday 21 October 2022

 

To register to speak please visit www.york.gov.uk/AttendCouncilMeetings to fill in an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact Democratic Services.  Contact details can be found at the foot of this agenda.

 

Webcasting of Public Meetings

 

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During coronavirus, we made some changes to how we ran council meetings, including facilitating remote participation by public speakers. See our updates (www.york.gov.uk/COVIDDemocracy) for more information on meetings and decisions

 

 

 

Minutes:

It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

 

Written representations were received from the Parish Council Chairs of Escrick, Stillingleet and Cawood who supported the Officer’s recommendations within the report.

 

Councillor Crane from Selby District Council also submitted a written representation in opposition to some aspects of the report, stating that Selby Council has engaged constructively with CYC on the preparation of the Local Plan.

13.

City of York Council response to consultation on Selby District Council ‘Pre-submission Publication Local Plan Consultation pdf icon PDF 391 KB

Selby District Council (SDC) is holding formal consultation on the proposed submission version of Selby District Local Plan and associated evidence base. The consultation ends at 5pm on 28 October 2022. The SDC Local Plan includes an allocation for a new settlement located close to the CYC administrative boundary. The allocation is known as ‘Heronby’ (referred to as Stillingfleet in previous consultations). CYC has been consulted by SDC as part of this consultation. This report provides a summary of the concerns regarding the allocation at Heronby and the potential impact on CYC.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That the response to the Selby District Council for the formal consultation on the pre-submission Selby District Local Plan be agreed and submitted, including:

a. Objections to the evidence base regarding transport impacts to CYC.

b. Concerns about the approach to education provision and the potential impact to CYC students.

c. Concerns regarding the deliverability of the Heronby allocation given the lack of evidence on the site’s viability.

d. Objection to the selection of Heronby as the site for a new settlement when assessed against the two other preferred options and, more specifically, against Church Fenton.

e. Objection to the level of engagement SDC has had with CYC in developing the evidence base and on strategic matters that cross administrative boundaries with regard to the significant adverse impacts the allocation of Heronby would have on CYC under Duty to Cooperate.

 

Reason: CYC has been formally consulted under Regulation 19 of The Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report that provided a summary of concerns raised in response to consultation by Selby District Council (SDC) on the proposed submission version of the Selby District Local Plan regarding the allocation at Heronby and its the potential impact on City of York Council (CYC). 

 

In presenting the report, the Corporate Director of Place summarised the concerns detailed in the report and emphasised the need for further work to understand the impacts of the development on transport and education within the CYC boundary and how these would be mitigated. He confirmed that the council wished to engage further with SDC and their local plan to deliver a successful project.

The Executive Member expressed agreement with the concerns set out in the report and, having noted the written submissions referred to under Public Participation,

 

Resolved:  That approval be given to submit to Selby District Council a response to the formal consultation on the pre-submission Selby District Council Local Plan, including:

a.   Objections to the evidence base related to the allocation of Heronby regarding transport impacts to CYC, as well as the implications of the necessary highway improvements within CYC boundary.

b.   Objections to the approach related to the allocation of Heronby to education provision and the potential impact on CYC students.

c.   Concern regarding the deliverability of the Heronby allocation given the lack of evidence on viability.

d.   Objection to the selection of Heronby as the site for a new settlement when assessed against the two other preferred options and, more specifically, against Church Fenton.

e.   Objection to the level of engagement SDC has had with CYC in developing the evidence base and on strategic matters that cross administrative boundaries with regard to the significant adverse impacts the allocation of Heronby would have on CYC under Duty to Cooperate.

 

Reason:     City of York Council has been formally consulted under Regulation 19 of The Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended).

 

 

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