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CYC Renewal and Recovery Strategy update

Meeting: 15/12/2020 - Executive (Item 75)

75 City of York Council Renewal and Recovery Strategy - December Update pdf icon PDF 254 KB

The Chief Operating Officer to present an update report for December on the council’s activities both directly in response to Covid-19 and to support recovery and renewal.

Decision:

Resolved:  That the contents of the report be noted.

Minutes:

The Chief Operating Officer presented a report which provided an update on the council’s activities in response to Covid-19, both directly and to support recovery and renewal.

 

It was highlighted that York’s infection rate had continued to fall over the lockdown period, and on 2 December the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care had praised the city for its local test and trace arrangements.  The council was continuing its efforts to lobby government to move York from Tier 2 to Tier 1 and to secure additional funding for local businesses and residents facing financial hardship. 

 

The Chair and Members paid tribute to the city’s key workers, public health team and volunteers, noting that the Communications team had received a Public Sector Excellence award.

 

Resolved:  That the contents of the report be noted.


 

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