C I T Y   O F   Y O R K   C O U N C I L



The following Councillors, and relevant Officers, are formally invited to attend a Annual Council Meeting of the City of York Council at the The Assembly Rooms, Blake Street on Thursday, 27 May 2021 at 11.00 am, to consider the business contained in this agenda:


Councillors Looker (Lord Mayor), Aspden, Ayre, Barker, Craghill, Crawshaw, Cullwick, D'Agorne, Douglas, Fitzpatrick, Fisher, Galvin, Hollyer, Kilbane, Lomas, Mason, Melly, Musson, Norman, Orrell, Perrett, Runciman, Rowley, Smalley, Waller, Warters and Waudby.


Note: Due to the limited numbers currently permitted to attend public gatherings under Covid-19 restrictions, this meeting will not be open to members of the public to attend in person.  It will be webcast live for viewing on the council’s Youtube channel at www.york.govuk/webasts








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.         Appointment of Lord Mayor 


To appoint a Lord Mayor for the 2021/22 Municipal Year.




3.         Appointment of Sheriff 


To appoint a Sheriff for the 2021/22 Municipal Year.




4.         Appointment of Deputy Lord Mayor 


To appoint a Deputy Lord Mayor for the 2021/22 Municipal Year.




5.         Formal Business of Council - Allocation to Seats and Appointments to the Council Structure and Other Bodies for 2021/22  (Pages 1 - 60)


To receive a report which asks Council to:

A.  Agree the allocation of seats in accordance with  Annex A;

B.  Approve appropriate nominations to Committees and other bodies, as well as appointments to Chairs and Vice-Chairs, as set out in this report and its annexes, together with details of any further appointments which may be circulated prior to the meeting; and

C.  Approve the proposed allocation of motions for consideration at Ordinary Full Council meetings for the duration of the 2021/22 Municipal Year.




6.          Urgent Business 

          Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the

Local Government Act 1972.



Democracy Officer


Fiona Young

Contact details:

·                    Telephone – (01904) 552030

·                    Email fiona.young@york.gov.uk





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


·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.