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Renewal of the council’s contract with Make it York

Meeting: 20/05/2021 - Executive (Item 133)

133 The Council's Contract with Make it York pdf icon PDF 533 KB

The Director of Customer & Communities and the Corporate Director of Place to present a report which sets out the service specific requirements for a new contract to be entered into between the council and Make it York for the period 2021-24, and seeks approval for the changes.

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Decision:

Resolved:  (i)      That the consultation undertaken with businesses and other stakeholder groups be noted.

 

                   (ii)      That the changes to the Memorandum and Articles of Association, as set out in paragraph 16 of the report and in Annex C be approved, and that the Director of Governance be authorised to prepare the necessary shareholder resolutions and carry out any action needed to effect the changes, and authority be delegated to the Chair of the Shareholder Committee to sign the relevant shareholder resolutions in relation to the changes.

 

                   (iii)     That the changes to the specification set out in Annex A and the changes to the contract set out in paragraph 18 be approved, and that authority be delegated to the Director of Place and the Director of Customer & Communities (in consultation with the Director of Governance or her delegated officers) to take such steps as are necessary to enter into the resulting contract.

 

Reason:     To secure a strong future for Make It York as a Teckal company.

Minutes:

The Assistant Director,Customer & Communities presented a report which set out the service specific requirements for a new contract to be entered into between the council and Make it York for the period 2021-24, in the light of consultation undertaken.

 

On 11 February 2021, Executive had approved the priorities on which the new Service Specification (the SLA) would be based (Minute 94 of that meeting refers).  Consultation had now been carried out with key stakeholder groups, as detailed in Annex B to the report. The results had shown strong support for the SLA priorities, and for the council taking back the lead role in inward investment and economic development.  Proposed changes to the SLA were set out in Annex A.  Further work and proposals to ensure robust and transparent processes and compliance with Teckal were set out in paragraphs 15-18 and in Annex C.

 

Having noted the comments made on this item under Public Participation, it was

 

Resolved:  (i)      That the consultation undertaken with businesses and other stakeholder groups be noted.

 

                   (ii)      That the changes to the Memorandum and Articles of Association, as set out in paragraph 16 of the report and in Annex C be approved, and that the Director of Governance be authorised to prepare the necessary shareholder resolutions and carry out any action needed to effect the changes, and authority be delegated to the Chair of the Shareholder Committee to sign the relevant shareholder resolutions in relation to the changes.

 

                   (iii)     That the changes to the specification set out in Annex A and the changes to the contract set out in paragraph 18 be approved, and that authority be delegated to the Director of Place and the Director of Customer & Communities (in consultation with the Director of Governance or her delegated officers) to take such steps as are necessary to enter into the resulting contract.

 

Reason:     To secure a strong future for Make It York as a Teckal company.


 

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