Local democracy during coronavirus

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates for more information on meetings and decisions.

Decision details

Cultural Commissions: Allocating Leeds City Region Business Rate Pool Funding to York Cultural Projects

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Culture, Leisure & Tourism

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report sets out proposals to use Leeds City Region Business Rates Pool funding to create two related cultural programmes of activity that will facilitate the use of Castle Car Park as an events space in 2019. The Executive Member will be asked to agree an approach to developing these programmes.


Resolved:  (i)      That the approach to developing the programmes, set out in paragraphs 9 to 11 of the report, be approved.


Reason      To ensure that maximum benefit is gained for the city from these successful funding bids.


                   (ii)      That a further report be brought to the Executive Member or the relevant scrutiny committee providing information on the evaluation of last year’s Mediale events, further details of governance arrangements going forward and details of how the £90k core costs would be spent.


Reason:     To ensure that the programmes are properly managed and monitored.

Report author: Charlie Croft

Publication date: 28/01/2019

Date of decision: 25/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 25/01/2019 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Culture, Leisure & Communities

Effective from: 31/01/2019

Accompanying Documents:


Back to the top of the page