Protecting Live Music Venues and Nightclubs
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: To responds to the motion agreed at Council on 31 October calling on the Executive to take a number of actions in respect of live music venues in the city.
The Executive will be asked to agree to actions in response to the motion that are within its powers.
This item has been deferred to the 19 March 2020 Executive after initial consultation with the York Music Venues it was suggested that more time was allowed for detailed discussion on the issues involved.
Resolved: (i) That the importance of York’s live music venues and nightclubs be recognised as an integral part of the city’s cultural offer.
(ii) That the work of the York Music Venues Network be endorsed and that the Council be a member of the network through the Executive Member for Culture, Leisure & Communities.
(iii) That the actions set out in paragraphs 6 to 17 of the report be agreed.
Reason In order to respond appropriately to the issues identified in the Council motion.
Report author: Charlie Croft
Publication date: 19/03/2020
Date of decision: 19/03/2020
Decided at meeting: 19/03/2020 - Executive
Effective from: 24/03/2020