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This week at the council: what councillors in Kirklees and Calderdale will be considering this week



All meetings at Huddersfield Town Hall unless otherwise stated.

Monday, 10am, Regulatory Panel: Consider the applications for street licences for two market traders.

Monday, 6pm, Area Committee: Mirfield, Denby Dale and Kirkburton councillors will consider awarding applications to community groups.

Tuesday, 2pm, Cabinet: Consider a rent rise for council house tenants and wider budget issues.

Tuesday, 7pm, Area Committee: Huddersfield area committee will meet at The Packhorse Gallery, The Packhorse Centre, Packhorse Walk, Huddersfield. Councillors which will consider grant funding for streetscene works in Crosland Moor, Netherton and Lindley, plus an update about work to tackle domestic violence.

Thursday, 1pm Planning Sub-Committee (Huddersfield Area): Various applications including the demolition of existing Working Men’s Club and erection of five dwellings with new access and parking at St George’s Working Men’s Club, St George’s Road, Scholes, Holmfirth.

Thursday, 7pm Area Committee: held at Trinity Church, Moorbottom, Honley. Holme Valley councillors will give residents an update about the outcome of the Holme Valley Bus Review, library services review and details of the Tour de France route.


All meetings at Halifax Town Hall unless otherwise stated.

Monday, 6pm, Governance & Business Committee: Resumed meeting which was cancelled after recent heavy snow. Councillors will consider renaming the clock town at the town hall after the Queen.

Tuesday, 6.30pm, Ward Forum - Elland: Held at Willow Court, Victoria Road, an update on council matters and the chance for residents to quiz councillors.

Wednesday, 6pm, Use of Resources Scrutiny Panel: Revenue monitoring report from the chief executive.


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