Notice of a public meeting of


Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Transport



Councillor Kilbane



Tuesday, 20 February 2024



10.00 am



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 Tuesday 27 February 2024


*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 Corporate Services, Climate Change and Scrutiny Management Committee.




Written representations in respect of items on this agenda should be submitted to Democratic Services by 5.00 pm on Friday 16 February 2024.






1.          Declarations of Interest 

(Pages 1 - 2)


At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member is 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. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.


An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.


[Please see attached sheet for further guidance for Members].




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 3 - 6)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 16 January 2024.




3.          Public Participation 



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4.          Cashless Parking Review 

(Pages 7 - 148)


Purpose of the Report:

Taking forward the decision made by the Executive Member for Economy and Transport to consult on moving the parking estate to cashless payments only and agree to a review of the current number of parking ticket machines and a procurement for parking ticket machines.


The Executive Member will be asked: To make a number of decisions based on the officer recommendations outlined in the report as follows:

i. To review the cashless parking consultation results;

ii. To agree one of the following options:

A – To remove the acceptance of cash across the parking estate, which is in line with the budget decision made in March 2023;

B – To continue to accept cash payments across all the parking estate;

iii. To agree to the removal of some of the on street parking based on an annex that will be included in the report;

iv. Agree to the Parking Services to go out for the procurement of a new supplier for parking ticket machines and pay on exit systems where the decision as to whether cash will be accepted or not will inform the specification for cashless or cash accepting machines.


The action date for this item has changed from 16 January 2024 to 20 February 2024. Reason: To allow further time to consider the consultation results and review recommendations.




5.          Acomb Front Street Phase 2 - open public engagement on costed designs and ideas for the scheme 

(Pages 149 - 194)


The purpose of the report is to set out the ambition and potential scope of the phase 2 works on Acomb Front Street, a key secondary shopping centre within the City of York Council area, seeking approval to undertake open public engagement on costed designs and ideas for the scheme.


The ambition and delivery approach will promote economic growth and help to develop a unique local high street environment promoting diverse community use, and respond to the ideas from the 2021 Future of Acomb Front Street Study, and feedback to date including the petition submitted following the phase 1 works.


The engagement process will be set out, and potential elements (with costings) will be outlined , to ensure businesses and residents and have an opportunity to contribute during the planned engagement period, which is being designed to meet the aspirations of the local community.


Approval will be sought to undertake open public engagement on the Acomb Front Street Phase 2 project approach, to test costed designs and ideas for the scheme.


The Executive will be asked: To confirm that the public consultation on Acomb Front Street Phase 2 may commence, based on the project approach outlined.


Instruct officers to undertake public engagement, analyse responses and work up detailed designs in order that a full costed project scheme can be presented to Executive for approval in Summer 2024.




6.          Urgent Business 



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






Democracy Officer: Ben Jewitt

Telephone No- 01904 553073






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