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Decision details

York Central

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To feedback on the outcome of the public consultation ‘York Central - Seeking your views to guide development’; provide information on the York Central Community Forum; and provide a general update on progress with the project.


Members are asked to note the consultation results, agree the make up of the Community Forum and note progress on project delivery.


Resolved:  (i)      That the responses to the informal consultation

on “Seeking your views to guide development” be noted.


                   (ii)      That the approach to establish a York Central

Community Forum as an integral part of the consultation process for the site be noted.


                   (iii)     That the progress over the past six months to

                             inform the emerging York Central Planning Policy                     and deliver the York Central site be noted.


                   (iv)    That a loan of £2.55m from Leeds City Region

(LCR) Local Growth Fund as an element of the funding proposals for York Central be agreed in principle.


                   (v)     That the Director of Customer and Business

Support Services, in liaison with the Leader, be delegated to agree the terms for a Funding Agreement with Leeds City Region (LCR) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).


                   (vi)    That a further draw down from the £10m

allocation of £0.55m be agreed in order to fund the immediate site preparation works outlined in the report.



Reasons:   (i)                To ensure issues raised from the

consultation are taken account of in developing the Planning Framework SPD.


                   (ii)               To ensure the views of the local community

                                      are represented as the site progresses.


                   (iii)              To ensure that a development scheme for

                                      the York Central site can be delivered.


(iv) – (vi)     To enable timely progress on the York Central project.

Report author: Tracey Carter

Publication date: 14/07/2016

Date of decision: 14/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 14/07/2016 - Executive

Effective from: 19/07/2016

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