Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Venue: Craven Room (G048), Ground Floor, West Offices

Contact: Laura Clark  Democracy Officer

Items
No. Item

17.

Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:

 

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

 

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.

Minutes:

The Executive Member was asked to declare any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests that he might have in respect of the business on the agenda.

 

Councillor Aspden declared a personal interest, already included on the Register of Interests, as a Fulford Parish Councillor.

18.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 1 November 2016.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the minutes of the last Decision Session held on 1 November 2016 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

19.

Public Participation

At this point in the meeting, members of the public who have registered their wish to speak at the meeting can do so. The deadline for registering is 5.00pm on Monday 6 February 2017.

Members of the public may register to speak on an item on the agenda or an issue within the Executive Member’s remit.

 

Filming or Recording Meetings

Please note this meeting may be filmed and webcast and that includes any registered public speakers, who have given their permission. This broadcast can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts

 

Residents are welcome to photograph, film or record Councillors and Officers at all meetings open to the press and public. This includes the use of social media reporting, i.e. tweeting. Anyone wishing to film, record or take photos at any public meeting should contact the Democracy Officer (contact details are at the foot of this agenda) in advance of the meeting.

 

The Council’s protocol on Webcasting, Filming & Recording of Meetings ensures that these practices are carried out in a manner both respectful to the conduct of the meeting and all those present. It can be viewed at:

http://www.york.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/11406/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetings_20160809.pdf

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak at

the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

20.

Playground Investment Programme pdf icon PDF 181 KB

This report sets out options for investment in the city’s playgrounds.

 

Decision:

Resolved:  That; 

 

a) the use of the Council’s playgrounds capital programme for upgrading existing playgrounds be approved.

b) the eligible schemes to be funded as determined by Officers be noted.

 

Reason:     To improve the quality of the city’s playgrounds and leverage in additional funds.

Minutes:

The Executive Member was asked to consider a report which set out options for investment in the city’s playgrounds.

 

Officers gave a brief background to the report and updated the Executive Member on two further enquires that had been received following publication. They confirmed that neither scheme would have met the criteria. In response to questions Officers stated that it was hoped work on all schemes would be complete by Summer 2018.

 

Resolved:  That; 

 

a) the use of the Council?s playgrounds capital programme for upgrading existing playgrounds be approved.

b) the eligible schemes to be funded as determined by Officers be noted.

 

Reason:     To improve the quality of the city’s playgrounds and leverage in additional funds.

 

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