Notice of a public meeting of                                 




Councillors Aspden (Chair), Ayre, D'Agorne, Waller and Widdowson



Tuesday, 20 July 2021



5.30 pm



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


Note: this meeting will take place with a reduced Member attendance to ensure compliance with social distancing measures.]








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 Thursday, 22 July 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 1a to Agenda Item 9 (Outcome of the Feasibility Study in to a Riverside Walkway and New Pedestrian Bridge over the Ouse) on the grounds that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of particular persons.  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 3 - 14)


To approve and sign the minutes of the last Executive meeting, held on 24 June 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 5:00pm on Friday, 16 July 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 this agenda.


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5.          Forward Plan 

(Pages 15 - 16)


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 - July Update 

(Pages 17 - 26)


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




7.          Innovative Flood Resilience Programme 

(Pages 27 - 34)


The Director of Environment, Transport and Planning to present a report which seeks approval to develop a business case for a project that will access Government funding awarded for the delivery of innovative flood resilience projects.




8.          Huntington Neighbourhood Plan – Referendum Result and Adoption 

(Pages 35 - 56)


The Corporate Director of Place to present a report which to sets out the results of the Huntington Neighbourhood Plan referendum, and asks Executive to formally ‘make’ the Neighbourhood Plan and bring it into full legal force as part of the Development Plan for York.




9.          Outcome of the Feasibility Study in to a Riverside Walkway and New Pedestrian Bridge over the Ouse 

(Pages 57 - 180)


The Director of Housing, Economy and Regeneration to present a report which sets out initial feasibility findings in relation to potential infrastructure and regeneration proposals for the Coney Street and associated riverside area of the city centre, together with proposals for the next stage of exploratory work.




10.      Urgent Business 



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






Democracy 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.