Make It York - Impact of Covid-19
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Item Called In
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: To consider an approach from the Make It York
Board seeking the Council’s financial support to mitigate the
impact of covid-19 on its services.
The Executive will be asked to consider the proposal for a series of actions to respond to Make It York’s Board request.
Resolved: (i) That the requirement for Make It York (MIY) to make a revenue return to the council in 2020/21 in respect of trading activity across the city be waived.
(ii) That the first two quarters’ rent due from MIY in 2020/21 for use of premises on Museum Street and the Silver Street offices be deferred.
(iii) That a loan facility of £300k from the council be accessed by MIY only if necessary.
(iv) That officers provide a letter of guarantee to MIY with access to a maximum of £1m over the next two years should it be required.
Reason: To secure the future of Make It York.
Report author: Charlie Croft
Publication date: 16/12/2020
Date of decision: 15/12/2020
Decided at meeting: 15/12/2020 - Executive
Issue status: The decision is currently being reconsidered