Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Items
No. Item

28.

Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member is 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:

At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member was asked to declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests not included on the Register of Interests that he might have had in the business on the agenda. He declared that he had none.

29.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the last Decision Session held on 16 January 2017.

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the Decision Session held on 16 January 2017 be approved and then signed by the Executive Member as a correct record.

30.

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 at Friday 10 March at 5.00 pm.

 

Members of the public may register to speak on :-

·        an item on the agenda

·        an issue within the Executive Member’s remit;

 

Filming, Recording or Webcasting Meetings

Please note this meeting will 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 (whose 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 one Member of the Council had requested to speak in respect of Item 4 (Haxby and Wigginton Library).

 

Councillor Richardson, Ward Member for Haxby and Wiggington, spoke in support of the Memorial Hall project and the need to provide an up to date and easily accessible facility, which met the needs of the community, at the earliest opportunity.

It was noted that a written representation had also been received from Councillor Ian Cuthbertson regarding the same item, in support of Option A as described under Options and Analysis of Options on pages 5-7 of the report.

31.

Haxby and Wigginton Library pdf icon PDF 182 KB

This report sets out options for investment in a replacement library for Haxby and Wigginton and asks the Executive Member to approve the use of the Council’s capital funding to invest in the Memorial Hall project and to co locate a new library in their premises.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:  That the Executive Member approves:

a)       The use of the Council’s capital funding to invest in the Memorial Hall project and to co-locate a new library in their premises.
 

b)       The terms of the funding and the timescales for delivery as set out in the report.

c)        Delegated authority to the Director of Economy and Place to agree the lease duration and other terms with the Memorial Hall trustees to ensure value for money is obtained.

 

Reason:    To establish an in-principle commitment and proposed timescale for a new library that will improve the quality of the library service for Haxby and Wigginton residents.

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report which set out options for investment in a replacement library for Haxby and Wigginton and asked the Executive Member to approve the use of the Council’s capital funding to invest in the Memorial Hall project and to co locate a new library in their premises.

Resolved:  That the Executive Member approves:

a)       The use of the Council’s capital funding to invest in the Memorial Hall project and to co-locate a new library in their premises.
 

b)       The terms of the funding and the timescales for delivery as set out in the report.

c)        Delegated authority to the Director of Economy and Place to agree the lease duration and other terms with the Memorial Hall trustees to ensure value for money is obtained.

 

Reason:    To establish an in-principle commitment and proposed timescale for a new library that will improve the quality of the library service for Haxby and Wigginton residents.

32.

An Approved Trader Scheme pdf icon PDF 178 KB

This report recommends the strengthening of the partnership between City of York Council and Age UK and support for their Home Services Directory and a partnership with Checkatrade to form a new Trading Standards Approved scheme for local traders in the York area.

 

Decision:

Resolved:  That the Executive Member:

 

a)    Notes the contents of the report.

b)    Agrees to strengthen the partnership with Age UK.

c)     Agrees a new partnership between City of York Council Trading Standards (part of Public Protection) and Checkatrade

 

Reason:    To support the council’s priorities to create jobs and grow the economy, to build stronger communities and to protect vulnerable people.

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report which recommended the strengthening of the partnership between City of York Council and Age UK and support for their Home Services Directory and a partnership with Checkatrade to form a new Trading Standards Approved scheme for local traders in the York area.

 

It was confirmed that in addition to being able to obtain approved traders’ information via a website and mobile app, a printed directory would be delivered to homes and businesses, to ensure that those without access to the internet were not excluded from the scheme.

 

Resolved:  That the Executive Member:

 

a)    Notes the contents of the report.

b)    Agrees to strengthen the partnership with Age UK.

c)     Agrees a new partnership between City of York Council Trading Standards (part of Public Protection) and Checkatrade

 

Reason:    To support the council’s priorities to create jobs and grow the economy, to build stronger communities and to protect vulnerable people.

 

 

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