Notice of a public meeting of                                 




Councillors Aspden (Chair), Ayre, Craghill, D'Agorne, Mason, Runciman, Smalley, Waller and Widdowson



Thursday, 28 July 2022



5.30 pm



The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045)





Notice to Members – Post Decision Calling In:

 Members are reminded that, should they wish to call in any item* on this agenda, notice must be given to Democracy Support Group by 4:00 pm on Monday, I August 2022.


*With the exception of matters that have been the subject of a previous call in, require Full Council approval or are urgent, which are not subject to the call-in provisions. Any called in items will be considered by the Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee.




1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or other registerable interest they might have in respect of business on this agenda, if they have not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests.




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 14)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Executive meeting held on 16 June 2022.




3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at our meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Tuesday, 26 July 2022


To register to speak please visit to fill in an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact Democratic Services.  Contact details can be found at the foot of this agenda.


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4.          Forward Plan 

(Pages 15 - 16)


To receive details of those items that are listed on the Forward Plan for the next two Executive meetings.




5.          Catchment Flood Management Project 

(Pages 17 - 24)


The Director of Environment, Transport & Planning to present a report which summarises the proposed approach to the 5-year York and North Yorkshire Catchment Flood Management project to manage flood risk, as set out in the business case submitted to DEFRA in April 2022, and seeks approval to implement the project.




6.          City Centre Access – Action Plan Update 

(Pages 25 - 62)


The Corporate Director of Place to present a report which provides an update on the city centre access action plan, following the decision in November 2021 to restrict vehicle access to the footstreets during pedestrianised hours based on Police Counter Terrorist advice, and seeks approval to begin consultation on the proposed ‘City of York Guidance and Conditions for Pavement Cafes’.




7.          Hackney Carriage Licences 

(Pages 63 - 184)


The Director of Environment, Transport & Planning to present a report which asks Executive to consider the specification of vehicles to which the additional hackney carriage licences recommended by Licensing & Regulatory Committee should be granted, and to recommend to Council that the Taxi Licensing Policy be amended accordingly.




8.          Additional Licensing in York - Consultation Results and Decision on Designation 

(Pages 185 - 400)


The Director of Housing, Economy and Regeneration to present a report which analyses the results of two consultations on proposed additional licensing for Houses in Multiple Occupation and asks Executive to consider recommendations to implement the proposals within identified designated areas of the city.




9.          Housing Asset Management - Planned Investment at Glen Lodge and Bell Farm 

(Pages 401 - 434)


The Director of Housing, Economy & Regeneration to present a report which seeks approval to procure major repair and maintenance works at Glen Lodge and Bell farm pods to address significant health and safety issues and bring accommodation up to a decent homes standard.  




10.      Inspection of Local Authority Children's Services (ILACS) and Action Plan 

(Pages 435 - 452)


The Interim Director of Children’s Services to present a report which sets out the outcome of the Ofsted inspection of Children's Social Care under the Inspection of Local Authority Children Services (ILACS) framework, which was conducted between 7 and 18 March 2022.



11.      Developing a 5 Year Dementia Strategy for York 

(Pages 453 - 500)


The Corporate Director of Adult Social Care and Integration to present a report which briefs Executive on work carried out to develop a Dementia Strategy for York and seeks approval for the draft Strategy prior to its publication this summer.




12.      Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democratic Services officer:


Name: Fiona Young

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 552030

·        E-mail –





For more information about any of the following please contact the Democratic Services officer responsible for servicing this meeting:

·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.