MINUTES OF NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN STEERING GROUP MEETING HELD ON 24th JUNE 2014, AT 7.30PM IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER AT THE GALTRES CENTRE

 

1.     Welcome and Apologies

DK welcomed people to the meeting and noted that apologies had been received.

2.     Declaration of any interests

There were no declarations of interest.

3.     Minutes of last meeting

The minutes of the meeting held on 27th May 2014 were approved without comment.

4.     Matters arising

There were no matters arising that are not covered in agenda

5.     Consultation Plan

RT reported on the progress of the Consultation Sub Group and the Steering then Group considered the draft questionnaire for residents and business that had been circulated previously and a number of suggestions were made and the following actions agreed:

Circulate a revised questionnaire reflecting comments made and develop an on-line version of the questionnaire Action RT

Arrange a further meeting of the Sub Group to develop a communication plan to promote the questionnaire Action PN

Liaise with GH Smith about printing of questionnaire, Post Office about distribution and Radio York to advertise Action DK

Share draft questionnaire with HDC experts to secure help and advice on content and analysis Action MC

Meet with Head Teacher of Easingwold Primary School to discuss engagement of pupils with Neighbourhood Plan Action SS, MC and RT

Meet with Head Teacher of Easingwold Secondary School at the start of the new school term Action PN

6.     Funding Application

DH reported that he had submitted an application for the maximum grant of 7,000 from Locality. It was agreed that we would notify the Town Clerk that DK and/or MC will authorise any expenditure against this fund. Action PN.

7.     Gladman Planning Appeal

MC updated the Group on discussions with HDC about the NPSG input to the Gladman appeal and circulated the letter that he and David had submitted.

8.     Any Other Business

No other business discussed.

9.     Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting was provisionally agreed for 7.30pm on 29 July 2014 but may be postponed if no material business to discuss (post meeting note: The meeting was re-arranged to 7th October 2014).