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.

Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Venue: Remote Meeting

Items
No. Item

8.

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;

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

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

Minutes:

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

9.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 2 February 2021.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the minutes of the Decision Session held on 2 February 2021 be approved and be signed by the Executive Member as a correct record at a later date.

10.

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 Friday 26 February 2021.

 

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 relevant Democracy Officer, on the details 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 one registration to speak at the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

 

Ms Swinburn spoke on Agenda Item 4, Service Level Agreements (SLA) – Cultural  and infrastructure organisations. She highlighted her concerns with the format of each SLA and expressed her preference for a more standard approach. Although she accepted that a 3 year agreement was good and that there was some interesting elements in the SLA’s  she raised various concerns relating to the CVS agreement.

 

The Executive Member thanked Ms Swinburn for her comments.

11.

Service Level Agreements - Cultural and Infrastructure Organisations pdf icon PDF 286 KB

This report seeks approval for three year funding agreements to 31 March 2024 with York CVS, Accessible Arts & Media and the National Centre for Early Music.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That the funding awards set out in paragraph 4 of the report and the associated service level agreements (SLAs) set out in the annexes be approved.

 

Reason: To increase the wellbeing and quality of life of York residents.

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report that sought his approval for three year funding agreements to 31 March 2021 with York CVS (core funding and community voices), Accessible Arts & Media and the National Centre for Early Music.

 

The Communities and Equalities Manager was in attendance to deputise for the Assistant Director of Communities and Culture. She provided a brief update and the Executive Member explained the background to the three institutions.

 

The Executive Member noted the public speakers comments and  offered to liaise with the speaker to discuss her concerns further.

 

The Executive Member expressed his thanks to the Communities and Equalities Manager and to Democratic Services for supporting council meetings during these unprecedented times.

 

Resolved: That the funding awards set out in paragraph 4 of the report and the associated service level agreements (SLAs) set out in the annexes be approved.

 

Reason: To increase the wellbeing and quality of life of York residents.

 

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