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Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: The King John Room (GO59) - West Offices. View directions

Contact: Judith Betts  Democracy Officer

Webcast: video recording

Items
No. Item

24.

Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member is 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, the Executive Member was asked to

declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary

interests not included on the Register of Interests that he might

have had in the business on the agenda. None were declared.

25.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 19 December 2016.

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the Decision Session held on 19 December 2016 be approved and then signed by the Executive Member as a correct record.

26.

Public Participation

At this point in the meeting, members of the public who have registered their wish to speak at the meeting can do so. The deadline for registering is Friday 13 January 2017 at 5.00 pm.

 

Members of the public may register to speak on :-

·        an item on the agenda

·        an issue within the Executive Member’s remit;

 

Filming, Recording or Webcasting Meetings

Please note this meeting will be filmed and webcast and that includes any registered public speakers, who have given their permission.  This broadcast can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts.

 

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 Officer (whose 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:

http://www.york.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/11406/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetings_20160809.pdf

 

 

Minutes:

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

the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

27.

Future Management of Allotments pdf icon PDF 121 KB

This report seeks approval for the development of an alternative management arrangement for the allotment service.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That the development of alternative management arrangements for the allotments service be approved, and once these have been developed a further report be received by the Executive Member.

 

Reason:   To harness the talents and energies of the community and to move the service onto more sustainable management arrangement.

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report for the development of an alternative management arrangements for the allotment service.

 

It was noted that Officers had written to all allotment tenants informing them of the proposals for the alternative arrangements and inviting them to a task and finish group to help shape these. This group would have the remit to define what a community management body for the allotments would look like and what it would need to get it up and running. Officers confirmed that they had a group of tenants ready to work on a number of these tasks.

 

The Executive Member commended the consultation work that had already taken place and was ongoing.

 

Resolved: That the development of alternative management arrangements for the allotments service be approved, and once these have been developed a further report be received.

 

Reason:   To harness the talents and energies of the community and to move the service onto more sustainable management arrangement.

 

 

 

 

 

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