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Decision details

Renewal of the YorkCard and Library Card

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Leisure Culture and Social Inclusion, Executive Member for Leisure, Culture & Social Inclusion

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of report: To propose arrangements for renewal of the current card. The Executive Member is asked to: Agree the new arrangements for the renewal of the card.


RESOLVED:             (i)            That the report be noted.


(ii)               That the relaunch of the YorkCard be agreed.


(iii)             That the promotion of existing and new offers as set out in the Officer’s report be agreed.


(iv)              That the administrative charge of £2 be agreed.


(v)                That the Executive Member receive an update report at a future Decision Session monitoring the progress of library registration and proportion of YorkCard take up.


(vi)              That Officers explore concessionary prices for the card.


(vii)            That an agreed form of words, in consultation with the Executive Member, Shadow Spokesperson and Directors, be provided for library staff to explain the options available to customers when registering for the YorkCard and Library Card.


REASON:                              To raise awareness of the scheme and ensure that York residents are using all the facilities available to them.



Report author: Charlie Croft

Publication date: 12/01/2011

Date of decision: 11/01/2011

Decided at meeting: 11/01/2011 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Leisure Culture and Social Inclusion

Effective from: 14/01/2011

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