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Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Cerialis Room (SO27) - West Offices. View directions

Contact: Judith Betts  Democracy Officer

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18.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 4 KB

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, the Cabinet Member was asked to declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests other than her standing interests that she might have had in the business on the agenda. None were declared.

19.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 33 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 3 December 2014.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the minutes of the Decision Session held on 3 December 2014 be signed and approved by the Cabinet Member as a correct record.

20.

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 Monday 9 March 2015 at 5.00 pm.

 

Members of the public may register to speak on :-

·        an item on the agenda

·        an issue within the Cabinet 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/downloads/download/3130/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetings

 

Minutes:

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

21.

Market Rules pdf icon PDF 98 KB

This report is brought to the Cabinet Member to seek approval for new regulations for the Shambles Market.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:  That the Cabinet Member;

 

                   Approve the principles for the new regulations for the Shambles Market and the general approach to managing the market set out in the report, noting that there is nothing in this approach that precludes events taking place for example in Parliament Street which have in them an element of trading where this supports the event, is beneficial to the overall city centre events programme, and is managed in a way conducive to encouraging overall trade, and also noting that responsibility for implementing this policy passes to Make it York on 1 April.

 

Reason:    To promote a thriving Shambles Market.

 

 

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member considered a report which asked her to approve new regulations for the Shambles Market.

 

The Cabinet Market expressed her thanks to the Market Traders, as the new regulations had been produced in conjunction with them and with their full agreement. She also thanked the City Centre & Markets Project Officer for her hard work in this task, particularly given the early morning and evening hours needed to complete this.

 

She felt that a number of amendments needed to be made to the report these included;

 

·        Paragraph 7- “This has implications for other areas in the city centre and means that that the Council will no longer permit or set up completing markets in other city centre spaces, such as Parliament Street, that have a detrimental effect on trade in the regular market”.

 

·        Paragraph 10- “From 1 April Make It York, the new city marketing and business development agency, will take on responsibility for operation of Shambles Market and will continue to develop markets policy on behalf of the Council under a Service Level Agreement in consultation with the Market Traders Association.”

 

Resolved:  That the Cabinet Member;

 

                   Approve the principles for the new regulations for the Shambles Market and the general approach to managing the market set out in the report, noting that there is nothing in this approach that precludes events taking place for example in Parliament Street which have in them an element of trading where this supports the event, is beneficial to the overall city centre events programme, and is managed in a way conducive to encouraging overall trade, and also noting that responsibility for implementing this policy passes to Make it York on 1 April.

 

Reason:    To promote a thriving Shambles Market.

 

 

22.

Service Level Agreements with Leisure and Culture Organisations pdf icon PDF 66 KB

This report is brought to the Cabinet Member to seek approval for three year funding agreements to 31 March 2018 with Accessible Arts & Media (AAM), the National Centre for Early Music (NCEM), and Friends of St Nicholas Fields.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:  That the following be approved;

 

(i)           The three funding agreements as set out at Paragraph 3 in the Officer’s report.

(ii)          The associated Service Level Agreements as set out in the Annexes to the Officer’s report.

 

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

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member considered a report which asked her to approve three year funding agreements to 31 March 2018 with Accessible Arts & Media (AAM), the National Centre for Early Music (NCEM), and Friends of St Nicholas Fields.

 

The Cabinet Member felt happy that the Council were able to fund these cultural organisations for a further three years.

 

Resolved:  That the following be approved;

 

(i)           The three funding agreements as set out at Paragraph 3 in the Officer’s report.

(ii)          The associated Service Level Agreements as set out in the Annexes to the Officer’s report.

 

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

 

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