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July 2016

Development Plan Working Group Meeting

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

Date: Friday 15 July 2016, 2pm


1.  Welcome and Introductions (Chris France)

2.  Election of Chair and Deputy Chair.

3.  Apologies for absence

4.  Public Minutes of the meeting held on 9 June March 2016

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

6.  Brief update on preparation of a Local Plan for new Members including proposed timetable/work programme, including documents to be prepared

7.  Relationship between the new Local Plan and existing development plans (Helmsley Local Plan 2015, Whitby Business Park Areas Action Plan 2014).

8.  Discussion of policy issues to be addressed in the new Local Plan and whether there are any omissions.

9.  Discussion and initial views on settlement hierarchy and local needs housing -Continuation of discussion from the previous meeting.

10. Discussion of arrangements for initial consultation. First draft consultation papers to be circulated for discussion next time.

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

Andy Wilson
Chief Executive (National Park Officer)

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