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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Remote Meeting

Items
No. Item

32.

Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:

 

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

 

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.

Minutes:

At this point in the meeting, Members were asked to declare if

they had any personal interests not included on the Register of

Interests or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests

that they might have had in the business on the agenda. None were declared.

 

33.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider the exclusion of the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following:

 

Annexes A to Agenda Item 7 (Pension or Exit Discretion) on the grounds that they contain information relating to individuals and the financial affairs of particular persons. This information is classed as exempt under paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as revised by The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006).

Minutes:

Resolved: That the press and public be excluded from the

meeting during the consideration of Annex A to Agenda Item 7(Pension or Exit Discretion) on the grounds that they contain information relating to individuals and the financial affairs of particular persons. This information is classed as exempt under paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as revised by The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006).

34.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Staffing Matters & Urgency Committee held on 21 September 2020.

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the Staffing Matters and Urgency Committee held on 21 September 2020 be approved and then signed by the Chair as a correct record at the next available opportunity.

35.

Public Participation

At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.

 

Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Thursday 15 October 2020.

 

To register to speak please visit www.york.gov.uk/AttendCouncilMeetings to fill out an online registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.  

 

Webcasting of Remote Public Meetings

 

Please note that, subject to available resources, this remote public meeting will be webcast including any registered public speakers who have given their permission. The remote public meeting can be viewed live and on demand at www.york.gov.uk/webcasts.

 

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates (www.york.gov.uk/COVIDDemocracy) for more information on meetings and decisions.

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak at

the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

36.

Changes to Membership of Committees, Joint Committees administered by other Councils, Regional Local Authority Bodies and Other Bodies pdf icon PDF 154 KB

This report seeks approval for amendments to the Council’s appointments to committees and outside bodies.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered a report which sought approval for a number of changes to the Council’s appointments. The Committee considered the changes to membership of Committees, including those arising from Councillor D Taylor becoming an independent Councillor on the Authority. The Director of Governance and Monitoring Officer confirmed that as a result of the changes, Cllr D Taylor has requested to be removed from Audit and Governance Committee and a number of Outside Bodies and he had confirmed that he was happy to have a place on the Housing Appeals Committee.  

 

Proposed appointments were set out in the report and in the supplementary annex, and the following additional changes were reported at the meeting:

 

Audit and Governance Committee

Cllr Daubeney to replace Cllr D Taylor on the Committee

 

Outside Bodies

Consultation Meetings with Looked After Children ‘‘Show Me That I Matter’’

Cllr Baker to replace Cllr D Taylor on the Outside Body

 

Joint Member Working Group on the Joint Mineral and Waste Plan

Cllr D’Agorne to replace Cllr D Taylor on the Outside Body

 

Terry’s Community Forum

Cllr Baker to replace Cllr D Taylor on the Outside Body (Cllr D’Agorne if discussions concern Micklegate Ward, as Cllr Baker is Ward Cllr for Micklegate)

 

Transport for the North (TfN) Scrutiny Committee

Cllr Fenton to replace Cllr D Taylor on the Outside Body, with Cllr Hook as Substitute

 

Wenlock Terrace (looked after children)

Cllr D’Agorne to replace Cllr D Taylor on the Outside Body

 

York Outer Ring Road (YORR) Lead Members Board

Cllr D’Agorne to replace Cllr D Taylor on the Outside Body, withCllr Craghill as Substitute

 

Resolved:   That the changes to appointments set out in paragraph 2 of the report, in the supplementary annex and the further changes reported at the meeting be approved.

 

Reason:     To ensure that appropriate Council appointments to Committees and Outside Body appointments for the remainder of the current municipal year.

 

37.

Work Plan pdf icon PDF 207 KB

To consider the Committee’s draft work plan for the municipal year 2019-20.

Minutes:

Members considered the committee’s work plan to the end of the 2020 calendar year.

 

Resolved:  That the work plan be approved.

 

Reason:     To ensure that the committee has a planned programme of work in place.

 

 

38.

Pension or Exit Discretion pdf icon PDF 186 KB

This report advises the Staffing Matters and Urgency Committee of the expenditure associated with pension or exit discretions in accordance with council policy.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered a report which advised them of expenditure associated with proposed pension or exit discretions. Details of the proposal and its implications were set out in the business cases in exempt Annex A to the report.

 

Resolved:  That the expenditure associated with the proposed pension or exit discretions, as detailed in the report annex be noted.

 

Reason:     So that the Committee has an overview of expenditure associated with pension or exit discretions.

 

 

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