Notice of a public meeting of


Corporate Services, Climate Change and Scrutiny Management Committee



Councillors Fenton (Chair), Merrett (Vice-Chair), Ayre, Baxter, J Burton, Healey, Kelly, D Myers, Rowley, Steels-Walshaw, K Taylor, Waller and Widdowson



Monday, 11 December 2023



5.30 pm



The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045)







1.          Declarations of Interest 

(Pages 1 - 2)


At this point in the meeting, Members and co-opted 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. 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 the attached sheet for further guidance for Members.]




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 3 - 12)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 16 October 2023 and 27 November 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 committee.

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 Thursday, 7 December 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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During coronavirus, we made some changes to how we ran council meetings, including facilitating remote participation by public speakers. See our updates ( for more information on meetings and decisions.




4.          2023/24 Finance and Performance Monitor 2 

(Pages 13 - 22)


This report sets out the projected 2023/24 financial position and the performance position for the period covering 1 April 2023 to 30 September 2023.




5.          Net Zero Fund Update 

(Pages 23 - 32)


This report provides information on the application process for the Combined Authority Net Zero Fund, the projects submitted by City of York Council (‘the Council’), the outcome of the evaluation and the next steps.






6.          York-North Yorkshire Devolution and the Mayoral Combined Authority 

(Pages 33 - 38)


This report provides a short update of the process that has been undertaken toward the establishment of a Mayoral Combined Authority (MCA) for York and North Yorkshire.




7.          Mayoral Combined Authority Governance 

(Pages 39 - 56)


This report provides the Committee with an update on the progress of creating the Mayoral Combined Authority and governance issues.




8.          Work Plan 

(Pages 57 - 58)


To consider the scrutiny overview work plan.




9.          Urgent Business 



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




Democracy Officer:

Jane Meller


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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.