Tuesday 10am:

Overview and Scrutiny Panel for Children and Young People.

The Panel will get an interim update on the Children’s Emotional Wellbeing Service and what support is available.

Tuesday 10.30am:

Overview and Scrutiny Panel for Well-Being and Communities at the Huddersfield Methodist Mission, Lord Street, Huddersfield.

The panel will hear from Iain Baines, strategic transformation manager for Kirklees Council who will update on the progress of the health and well-being board and the development of local Healthwatch. It will also hear from Dr Paul Wilding, Dr Steve Ollerton and Carol McKenna about the progress of the Calderdale and Huddersfield Health and Social Care Strategic Review, a clinical-led programme to transform health and social care.

Tuesday 11.30am:

Educational Attainment and Safeguarding Performance Scrutiny Sub Group.

The group will get a summary review of 2012 exam results at Foundation Stage and at Key Stages 1- 5.

Tuesday 4pm:


On the agenda is the Kirklees local flood risk management strategy, road signage and markings, Leeds Road synthetic pitch replacement, calculation of council tax base 2013/14, localised council tax support and technical changes to council tax. Cabinet will also consider the local government finance settlement, business rates pooling with the Leeds City Region and Kirklees school funding formula for 2013-14. Items not open to the public open include amendments to the security arrangements relating to the council loan to Kirklees College, and a report seeking approval of the business case proposals for buildings recommended to be supported through the “bringing clusters of homes into use” project.

Wednesday 5pm:

Full Council.

Vote on proposals put forward by cabinet after Tuesday’s meeting. Petitions, public questions and motions submitted include one from the Kirklees Conservatives condemning the council’s recycling and calling for a new plan.

A second motion from Clrs Holroyd-Doveton and Lyons calls for the Patient Transportation Service to be allowed in Bus Lanes in Kirklees. A third motion from Clrs Palfreeman, Hemingway, Patrick, Ward and Light calls for Kirklees to make every effort to ensure the borough is part of the Tour de France route.

Thursday 1pm:

Planning Sub-committee (Heavy Woollen Area).

The panel will consider applications including the erection of 10kW microgeneration wind turbine on a 15m mast at 159 Lane Head Road, Shepley.

Thursday 10am:

Safer Stronger Communities Executive at the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Dewsbury.

All meetings take place at Huddersfield Town Hall unless otherwise stated and are open to the public.