Notice of a public meeting of


Economy, Place, Access and Transport Scrutiny Committee



Councillors K Taylor (Chair), Pearson (Vice-Chair), B Burton, J Burton, Fenton, Healey, Hook, Nelson, Steward and Whitcroft



Tuesday, 24 October 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 attached sheet for further guidance for Members]




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 3 - 6)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Economy and Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 21 of March 2023 and the Economy, Place, Access, and Transport Policy and Scrutiny Committee meeting on 26 September 2023 which are to follow the in an agenda supplement.




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 Friday 20 October 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 1 

(Pages 7 - 30)


This report sets out the projected 2023/24 financial position and the performance position for the period covering 1 April 2023 to 30 June 2023, together with an overview of any emerging issues. This is the first report of the financial year and assesses performance against budgets, including progress in delivering the Council’s savings programme.







5.          York's new Local Transport Strategy & Plan 

(Pages 31 - 66)


This report contains details on:


a)      the proposed targets for York’s Local Transport Strategy (Annex A)

b)      detailed policies in each of the Policy Focus Areas in the Transport Strategy (Annex B)

c)      Detailed proposals for consultation on the Local Transport Strategy (Annex C)

d)      York’s Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan – which is in development (Annex D)

e)      York’s Fourth Air Quality Management Action Plan (Annex E)


This information is presented to enable the Committee to refine the various plans and policies may be improved before they proceed to full consultation in November 2023, following an Executive Member Decision Session on 14 November 2023.




6.          Work Plan 

(Pages 67 - 70)


Members are asked to consider the Committee’s work plan for the 2023/24 municipal year.




7.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the

Local Government Act 1972.









Democratic Services officer:


Robert Flintoft

Contact details:

- Telephone – (01904) 555704

- Email –







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.