Notice of a public meeting of                                 




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



Thursday, 21 April 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, 25 April 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 - 12)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Executive meeting held on 17 March 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, 19 April 2022


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4.          Forward Plan 

(Pages 13 - 14)


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




5.          York as a World Heritage Site 

(Pages 15 - 66)


The Director of Customer and Communities to present a report which asks Executive to consider the report of the York World Heritage Steering Group (YWHSG) and accept YWHSG’s recommendation that York should make a bid for World Heritage status. 




6.          Review of the “Controlling the Concentration of Houses in Multiple Occupation” Supplementary Planning Document 2012 (revised 2014) in response to the Council Motion of December 2021 

(Pages 67 - 88)


The Corporate Director of Place to present a report which responds to a motion approved by Full Council on 16 December 2021, requesting Executive to consider a review of the above Supplementary Planning Document.




7.          Physical Activity Strategy 

(Pages 89 - 128)


The Director of Public Health to present a report which asks Executive to adopt the final draft of the York Physical Activity and Sport Strategy for 2022-2032.




8.          York Central Enterprise Zone Funding Agreement 

(Pages 129 - 160)


The Corporate Director of Place to present a report which sets out proposals to enter into a funding agreement with land-owning partners to draw down Enterprise Zone funding to deliver the enabling infrastructure for York Central.




9.          Future of Acomb Front Street - Enhancing Economic Growth for Secondary Shopping Areas 

(Pages 161 - 274)


The Director of Prevention and Commissioning to present a report which summarises the outcomes of the project to implement short term improvements to Front Street, Acomb and identify longer term improvements that could be made to the area based on public and stakeholder engagement.




10.      The Future of Primary School Places in Naburn 

(Pages 275 - 284)


The Director of Prevention and Commissioning to present a report which sets out options for the future of primary school provision in Naburn, in the context of the complex challenges affecting this provision and the outcome of a recent Ofsted inspection of Naburn school.  



11.      Actions in Response to DfT's Bus Funding Announcement 

(Pages 285 - 294)


The Director of Transport, Environment and Planning to present a report which seeks approval to facilitate the submission of the necessary documentation to the Department for Transport (DfT) to secure Bus Service Improvement Plan funding.




12.      Adoption of Enforcement Powers under part 6 of the Traffic Management Act (TMA) 2004 

(Pages 295 - 308)


The Director of Transport, Environment and Planning to present a report which provides an update on the new enforcement powers for Local Authorities under Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 and asks Executive to agree that the council seek these powers and to support an application for extended powers under the TMA, with a pilot.




13.      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

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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.