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December 2014

National Park Authority Committee

All Members of the Authority serve on the National Park Authority Committee.

Its responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all the work of the National Park Authority

The public can have the opportunity to speak at Authority Committee meetings. 



National Park Authority Agenda

Meeting: North York Moors National Park Authority

Venue: The National Park Office, The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley

Date: Monday 15 December 2014 at 10am


1.  Apologies for absence.

2.  Public Minutes of the meeting held on 22 September 2014 

3.  Public Question Time 

4.  Members are reminded that it is their responsibility to declare the nature of any personal, prejudicial and/or disclosureable interests relating to any agenda item immediately prior to its consideration and are encouraged to complete a written declaration using the form provided.

5.  Emergency Evacuation Procedure – The Chair to inform Members of the Public of the emergency evacuation procedure.

6.  Exclusion of the public from the meeting during consideration of each of the items of business shown in Column 1 of the following table on the grounds that each involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 specified in Column 2:-

Item No     Paragraph No

8               10
9               10

7.  Voluntary Group – Tammy Andrews and Explorer Club Volunteers (verbal presentation)

Private Business - Minutes/Reports Circulated To Members Only

8.  Visitor Centre Business Plans 

9.  Property Review

Public Business resumes

10. The Ethical Framework and Employee Code of Conduct 

11. Budget Estimate 2015/16 

12. Implementation of Further Reductions in Spending and Increased Income 

13. Extending Planning Charges for pre-application and Enforcement Advice 

14. Progress Toward Establishing the North York Moors National Park Trust – verbal update

15. Paul Hamblin to speak to Members 

16. Developing a New Volunteering Strategy – Framework and Timetable 

17. Health and Safety

18. Broadband and Mobile Phone Delivery: Proposal to Temporarily Amend Scheme of Delegation in Relation to Planning Determination 

19. Arrangements for Consideration of the York Potash Planning Application by Members 

20. Community and Parish Forums 

21. This Exploited Land 

Reports for Information 

22. Feedback from Lead Members on Forums – written report from Alison Fisher – CLM

23. Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014

24. On the Record 

25. Reports from Members on Outside Bodies 

26. Such other business as, in the opinion of the Chair, should, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

Andy Wilson
Chief Executive (National Park Officer)