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Draft Framework for York Low Emission Strategy

Decision Maker: Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of report: This report presents a draft framework for the York Low Emission Strategy (LES) to be taken forward for public consultation in 2011. It presents an outline of the proposed measures and actions and suggested timescales for their implementation.

Members are asked to: To agree the proposed measures and actions


This report has been deferred from the 1 February meeting to allow further work to be undertaken on the report.


RESOLVED: (i)         That the consequences of European legislation, which has had the unintended consequence of increasing nitrogen oxide emissions due to a greater emphasis on reducing carbon emissions, be noted and that Officers be requested to write to York’s MEPs to request their help in changing this situation for the benefit of air quality in York.


REASON:      To help bring about further improvements to the City’s air quality.


(ii) That the outline framework, vision, objectives and proposed LES measures detailed in paragraphs 14 to 18 of, and Annex D to, the report be approved, and that Officers be permitted to proceed directly to the development of a draft consultation LES.


REASON:      To enable the draft consultation LES to be drawn up in line with the timetable set out by the LESP RGi, to allow LES measures to be incorporated adequately into LTP3 and AQAP3 and to maximise the chances of York attracting low emission vehicles, technologies and jobs to the City.

Report author: Mike Southcombe

Publication date: 15/03/2011

Date of decision: 15/03/2011

Decided at meeting: 15/03/2011 - Executive - for meetings from 03/06/00 to 26/04/11

Effective from: 18/03/2011

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