Notice of a public meeting of                                 




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



Thursday, 22 April 2021



5.30 pm



Remote Meeting







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 Democratic Services by 4:00 pm on Monday, 26 April 2021.


*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, 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.




2.          Exclusion of Press and Public 



To consider the exclusion of the press and public from the meeting during consideration of Annex 4 to Agenda Item 7 (York Central and York Station Gateway Update) on the grounds that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).  This information is classed as exempt under paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as revised by The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006).




3.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 16)


To approve the minutes of the last Executive meeting, held on 18 March 2021.




4.          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 remote meetings. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Tuesday, 20 April 2021.


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 the agenda.  


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5.          Forward Plan 

(Pages 17 - 20)


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




6.          City of York Council Recovery and Renewal Strategy - April Update 

(Pages 21 - 58)


The Chief Operating Officer to present an update report for April 2021 on the council’s activities both directly in response to Covid-19 and to support recovery and renewal.




7.          York Central and York Station Gateway Update 

(Pages 59 - 96)


The Corporate Director of Economy & Place to present a report which provides an update on the progress of the York Central project, sets out changes to the financial profile and governance arrangements for the project, and asks Executive to agree the resources needed to ensure the council’s future involvement in delivering York Central and the associated Station Gateway project.




8.          Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Update 

(Pages 97 - 176)


The Director of Highways, Transport & Planning to present a report which seeks approval for an updated York Strategic Flood Risk Assessment, which has been revised to reflect the latest mapping and strategic level planning policy.




9.          Continuation of Temporary Amendments to the Council’s Statement of Community Involvement 

(Pages 177 - 188)


The Corporate Director of Economy & Place to present a report which seeks approval to continue the temporary amendments made to the Council’s Statement of Community Involvement in October 2020 for a further six months, in response to ongoing social distancing restrictions resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.




10.      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.