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



All Councillors, relevant Council Officers and other interested parties and residents are formally invited to attend a Remote Extraordinary meeting of the City of York Council to consider the business contained in this agenda on the following date and time



Tuesday, 4 May 2021 at 6.00 pm



Note: the meeting will be webcast live for viewing on the Council’s Youtube channel.




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.         Public Participation 


At this point in the meeting, any member of the public who has registered to address the Council, on a matter directly relevant to the business on this agenda, may do so. 


Please note that the deadlines for registering to speak at our meetings have changed to two working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings. The deadline for registering is 5:00pm on Thursday, 29 April 2021.


To register to speak please visit www.york.gov.uk/AttendCouncilMeetings 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.


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 coronavirus updates at www.york.gov.uk/COVIDDemocracy for more information on meetings and decisions.




3.         Public Interest Report - Early Termination of the Chief Executive's Employment Contract  (Pages 1 - 30)


To consider a report that responds formally to the Public Interest Report recently issued by the Council’s external auditor.




4.         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 Democracy 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.