Notice of a public meeting of


Climate Change Policy and Scrutiny Committee



Councillors Vassie (Chair), Baker (Vice-Chair), S Barnes, Fisher, Wann, Perrett and Melly



Wednesday, 7 July 2021



5.30 pm



Remote meeting








This is not a formal meeting of this Scrutiny Committee. The

Council is operating its scrutiny and decision making

meetings in accordance with statutory requirements relating

to holding ‘Covid-safe’ meetings between 7 May and 19 July

2021. As non-decision making bodies, Members of this

Council’s Scrutiny Committees will continue to hold public

informal sessions remotely for the purpose of commenting

only on the business set out in the agenda below. Members of

the public may register to speak in the usual way set out













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.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 12)


To approve and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 9 March 2021, and to approve and sign the updated minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 8 December 2020.




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 remote meetings. The

deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Monday 5 July 2021.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online

registration form. If you have any questions about the registration

form or the meeting please contact the Democracy Officer for the

meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.


Webcasting of Remote Public Meetings

Please note that, subject to available resources, this remote public meeting will be webcast including any registered public speakers who have given their permission.


The remote public meeting can be viewed live and on demand at During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our

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4.          Climate Change Resident Engagement Plan 

(Pages 13 - 40)


The Committee will consider a report which provides an overview of the Council’s approach to resident engagement and its role delivering the York Climate Change Strategy.




5.          Net Zero Carbon: Key Performance Indicators 

(Pages 41 - 48)


The Committee will consider a report which will detail the Key Performance Indicators required to monitor progress against the Council’s ambition to achieve net zero carbon emissions for York by 2030.




6.          Urgent Business 



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




Democracy Officer:


Name:        Joseph Kennally

Telephone: (01904) 551573







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.