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Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: The Thornton Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G039). View directions

Contact: Angela Bielby  Democracy Officer

Items
No. Item

18.

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:

The Executive Member was asked to declare any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests that he might have in respect of the business on the agenda. None were declared.

 

19.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 4 December 2018.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the minutes of the last Decision Session held on 4 December 2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Executive Member.

 

20.

Public Participation

At this point in the meeting, members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. The deadline for registering is 5.00pm on Monday 4 February 2019. Members of the public can speak on agenda items or matters within the Executive Member’s remit.

 

To register to speak please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting, on the details at the foot of the agenda.

 

Filming, Recording or Webcasting Meetings

Please note that, subject to available resources, this meeting will be filmed and webcast, or recorded, including any registered public speakers who have given their permission.  The broadcast can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts or, if recorded, this will be uploaded onto the Council’s website following the meeting.

 

Residents are welcome to photograph, film or record Councillors and Officers at all meetings open to the press and public. This includes the use of social media reporting, i.e. tweeting.  Anyone wishing to film, record or take photos at any public meeting should contact the Democracy Officers (contact details are at the foot of this agenda) in advance of the meeting.

 

The Council’s protocol on Webcasting, Filming & Recording of Meetings ensures that these practices are carried out in a manner both respectful to the conduct of the meeting and all those present.  It can be viewed at

 

https://www.york.gov.uk/downloads/file/11406/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetings_20160809

 

 

 

Minutes:

It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

 

21.

4Community Growth York pdf icon PDF 197 KB

This report provides an update on the delivery of the two year local area-based financial inclusion project, 4CommunityGrowthYork (4CGY) and presents a proposal to extend the delivery of the project for a further year.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That;

                                     i.        The Mid Term Status report for the project and further progress made by the project  be noted.

 

                                    ii.        The proposed extension of the project (described in paragraphs 19-22 of the report) be approved.

 

Reason:     To ensure the sustainability of the financial inclusion measures being delivered in community locations

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report which provided an update on the delivery of the two year local area-based financial inclusion project, 4CommunityGrowthYork (4CGY) and presents a proposal to extend the delivery of the project for a further year.

The Area-Based Financial Inclusion Project Manager and Head of Communities and Equalities were in attendance to present the report. In response to a question from the Executive Member concerning Ward Committee spend, the Head of Communities and Equalities explained that there was a requirement to develop robust data collection tools to allow for the use of the social value engine in the final project evaluation. Thanks were recorded to those involved in the project.

 

Resolved: That;

                                     i.        The Mid Term Status report for the project and further progress made by the project  be noted.

 

                                    ii.        The proposed extension of the project (described in paragraphs 19-22 of the report) be approved.

 

Reason:     To ensure the sustainability of the financial inclusion measures being delivered in community locations

 

22.

Town Crier pdf icon PDF 184 KB

This report outlines proposals to attract a volunteer to undertake the role of Town Crier for the City of York, as a result of a combined initiative involving Make it York, York BID and the Sheriff of the City of York.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That;

                                     i.   the role of the Town Crier on behalf of City of York Council (CYC) be acknowledged;

 

                                    ii.   the process for attracting a volunteer to undertake the role be approved.

 

Reason:     In order that the individual recruited is eligible to join both the Ancient & Honourable Guild of Town Criers and Loyal Company of Town Criers, therefore attracting public liability insurance.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report that outlined proposals to attract a volunteer to undertake the role of Town Crier for the City of York, as a result of a combined initiative involving Make it York, York BID and the Sheriff of the City of York. The Democratic and Civic Services Manager outlined the proposals to the Executive Member.

 

Resolved: That;

                                     i.   the role of the Town Crier on behalf of City of York Council (CYC) be acknowledged;

 

                                    ii.   the process for attracting a volunteer to undertake the role be approved.

 

Reason:     In order that the individual recruited is eligible to join both the Ancient & Honourable Guild of Town Criers and Loyal Company of Town Criers, therefore attracting public liability insurance.

 

 

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