Local democracy during coronavirus

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates for more information on meetings and decisions.


Venue: Remote Meeting

Contact: Robert Flintoft  Democracy Officer

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Meeting to be held in consultation with the Executive Member for Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods (for agenda item 3. Review of Enforcement Activity)

Notice to Members – Post Decision Calling In:


Members are reminded that, should they wish to call in any item* on this agenda, notice must be given to Democracy Support Group by:


4:00 pm on Thursday 24 September 2020 if an item is called in after a decision has been taken.


*With the exception of matters that have been subject of a previous call in, require Full Council approval or are urgent which are not subject to the call-in provisions. Any called in items will be considered by the Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee.



Written representations in respect of items on this agenda should be submitted to Democracy Support Group by 5:00pm on Thursday 17 September 2020.


Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, the Executive 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.


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 5:00pm on Thursday 17 September 2020.


To register to speak please contact Democratic Services, on the details at the foot of the agenda. You will then be advised on the procedures for dialling into the remote meeting.


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.



Review of Enforcement Activity

The Executive Members are asked to consider three reports outlining the review the enforcement activity undertaken by Planning, Public Protection (Environmental Health, Trading Standards, Licensing, National Trading Standards Regional Investigation and National Trading Standards eCrime teams) and Housing Services and Community Safety between April 2019 and April 2020


Planning Enforcement pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Additional documents:


Public Protection Enforcement pdf icon PDF 767 KB


Housing and Community Safety Enforcement pdf icon PDF 784 KB


Food Service Plan 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 250 KB

This report outlines the Food Service Plan 2020-21. The council is required to produce an annual food service plan to satisfy the statutory requirements within the Food Law Code of Practice which is overseen by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).


Additional documents:


Covid Recovery Skills Strategy and Communication Plan pdf icon PDF 259 KB

This report sets the terms of reference and remit of a City Skills and Employment Board and task and finish group that will be responsible for developing and implementing the city’s Adult Learning and Skills Strategy. This partnership board will develop the strategy within the framework set by York’s 10 year and 1 year recovery strategies and the York Economic Strategy.

It also proposes the governance arrangements through which stakeholder feedback and Executive sign-off of the Adult Learning and Skills Strategy will be sought.


Additional documents:


Quarterly Economic Update pdf icon PDF 890 KB

This report provides a quarterly economic update for the period March 2020 to September 2020.


Additional documents:


Urgent Business

Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.

Democracy Officer

Robert Flintoft

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 555704

·        Email robert.flintoft@york.gov.uk




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