Notice of a public meeting of                                 




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



Wednesday 21 September 2022



5.30 pm



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


This is the reconvened Executive meeting postponed from 15 September 2022.




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 Friday 23 September 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 - 22)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Executive meetings held on 28 July 2022 and 18 August 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 Monday 19  September 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 23 - 24)


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




5.          Update to the Community Asset Transfers Affecting Community and Parks Assets 

(Pages 25 - 46)


The Corporate Director of Place to present a report which sets out the representations received following publication of the Section 123 Notices proposing to dispose of various areas of open space land, and makes recommendations in response to these.




6.          Enhanced Partnership and Bus Service Improvement Plan 

(Pages 47 - 130)


The Director of Environment, Transport and Planning to present a report which seeks approval to enact a statutory Enhanced Partnership between the council and local bus operators in order to secure the confirmed £17.36m Bus Service Improvement Plan funding from the DfT.




7.          Agree the Devolution Deal and commence consultation 

(Pages 131 - 270)


The Chief Operating Officer to present a report which provides details of the steps required following the announcement of the ‘minded to’ Devolution Deal for York and North Yorkshire, and asks Executive to recommend that Council commence the consultation process to approve the Deal and carry out the relevant next steps.




8.          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.