Notice of a public meeting of                                 




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



Thursday, 16 March 2023



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 Democratic Services by 4:00 pm on Monday, 20 March 2023.


*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 - 6)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Executive meeting held on 14 February 2023.





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 Executive.

Please note that our registration deadlines are set as 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, 14 March 2023

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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4.          Forward Plan 

(Pages 7 - 8)


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




5.          Update  on Local Bus Services

(Pages 9 - 22)


The Director of Environment, Transport & Planning to present a report which provides an update on actions taken in response to decisions made by Executive in December 2022 to support local bus services in the short term, and details future plans to stabilise, improve and grow the local bus network.




6.          Strensall with Towthorpe Neighbourhood Plan - Examiner's Report and Decision Statement 

(Pages 23 - 118)


The Corporate Director of Place to present a report which asks Executive to agree the Examiner’s Report and the council’s Decision Statement in respect of the Strensall with Towthorpe Neighbourhood Plan, to enable the Plan to proceed to Referendum.


Note: Annex C to the above report has not been included in the printed or pdf agenda pack but can be viewed online with this agenda.




7.          Children's Mental Health - Review 

(Pages 119 - 134)


The Corporate Director of Adult Social Care and Integration and the Vice-Chair of the Children, Education and Communities Policy and Scrutiny Committee to present a report which asks Executive to consider the recommendations of the Task Group set up by the Committee to review the mental health referral system for young people in York, in the context of an update on actions taken since the review was completed.




8.          Re-procurement of Sexual Health and Contraception Services 

(Pages 135 - 166)


The Director of Public Health to present a report which sets out options for the re-procurement of sexual health and contraception services, with a view to entering into new contractual arrangements for up to 10 years once the current contracts have come to an end in June 2024.




9.          Homes for Ukraine Budget 

(Pages 167 - 182)


The Directors of Customer & Communities and Housing, Economy & Regeneration to present a report which provides an update on the use of the Homes for Ukraine Scheme funding and asks Executive to approve plans for further expenditure up to March 2025.




10.      Clifton Green Primary - Re-organisation and Security 

(Pages 183 - 204)


The Corporate Director of Children & Education to present a report which provides details of a proposed capital scheme to re-organise the site of Clifton Green Primary School to develop provision that will support better outcomes for children with SEND.




11.      Market Position Statement 

(Pages 205 - 240)


The Corporate Director of Adult Social Care and Integration to present a report which seeks approval for a market position statement, as part of the market shaping and engagement process required under the Care Act 2014 to ensure services meet the needs of the city’s population.




12.      Election Act 2022 and City of York Council Elections 2023 

(Pages 241 - 248)


The Director of Governance to present a report which provides information on the preparations for the forthcoming City Council elections, and steps taken to implement the relevant sections of the Elections Act 2022 that have come into force.




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

·        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.