Joint Standards Committee

20 January 2021

Report of the Monitoring Officer

Update on Parish Council Membership


This report updates the Committee with an update on the steps taken to fill the current Parish vacancy on the Joint Standards Committee.


Members were provided with the background around the Parish Council vacancy which has arisen on the Joint Standards Committee.  This report provides an update on the nominations and ballot process.

The Yorkshire Local Councils Association is conducting the ballot on behalf of the Council.  An invitation for nominations has been sent to all Parish and Town Councils across the City of York Council area and the closing date for receipt of nominations is 5pm on Friday 22 January 2021.  If the ballot is contested then the next stage will be to conduct the ballot.  If this is necessary, then this will take place in February 2021.



Not applicable to this report.

Human Resources (HR)

Not applicable to this report.


None applicable to this report.


The Council’s constitution requires that the Joint Standards Committee shall be a joint committee consisting of City of York Council and 3 Parish Councils.

Crime and Disorder, Information Technology and Property

Not applicable to this report.

Members are asked to note the update on the steps being taken in order to ensure that full Membership of the Joint Standards Committee can be maintained. 



Rachel Antonelli

Senior Solicitor & Interim

Deputy Monitoring Officer

 Chief Officer Responsible for the report: Janie Berry

Director of Governance &

Monitoring Officer

Tel:  01904 555385

Tel:  01904 551043



Report Approved


11 January 2021





Specialist Implications Officer(s):

Wards Affected:  List wards or tick box to indicate all




For further information please contact the author of the report

Background Papers: None