York Museums Trust Funding
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: The report sets out revised
arrangements for funding York Museums Trust (YMT) including
potential changes to YMT's charging policy, the service level
agreement between City of York Council and YMT and other legal
Members will be asked to agree a process for developing a new Service Level Agreement (SLA) and funding settlement.
Resolved: That the Executive agree to:
(i) Note York Museums Trust’s (YMT) revised charging plans following discussions between the Council and YMT.
(ii) Agree a process for updating the legal agreements between CYC and the trust to reflect new funding levels
(iii) Commission further work with regard to options for new legal structures to better protect the museum assets
(iv) Agree the release of £20k from contingency to fund the maximum cost of the new concessions.
Reason: To ensure a vibrant and sustainable museums service over the long-term.
Report author: Charlie Croft
Publication date: 24/09/2015
Date of decision: 24/09/2015
Decided at meeting: 24/09/2015 - Executive
Effective from: 29/09/2015