Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

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Contact: Angela Bielby, Democracy Officer 

Items
No. Item

10.

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 they may have in respect of business on this agenda.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Members were asked to declare, at this point in the meeting, any personal interests, not included on the Register of Interests, or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests that he might have had in respect of business on the agenda. They confirmed they had none.

11.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 15 October 2019.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the minutes of the Decision Session held on 15 October 2019 be approved and signed by the Executive Member as a correct record.

12.

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 16 December 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 Officer (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 at the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

13.

Signing the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight pdf icon PDF 162 KB

This report seeks approval to sign the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight, signalling the council’s intention to work towards improving the local food and physical activity environment.

 

Note: The above item will be considered in consultation with the Executive Member for Health & Adult Social Care.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That the Executive Member forChildren, Young People and Education and Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care note the  City of York Council’s Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight, signed today by both of them and the Director of Public Health.

 

Reason:     In order to signal the Council’s intention to work towards improving the local food and physical activity environment.

Minutes:

The Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education considered a report on the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight in consultation with the Executive Member for Health & Adult Social Care.

 

The Specialty Registrar in Public Health and Director of Public Health were in attendance to present the report. The Specialty Registrar in Public Health explained that the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight was created by the charity FoodActive in 2016 and had been signed by 20 Local Authorities, as well as by some CCGs and hospital trusts. The proposed City of York Council Declaration for York was included at Annex A and the roadmap of actions after signing the Declaration was included at Annex B.

 

The Specialty Registrar in Public Health gave a detailed explanation of the Declaration and roadmap noting that should it be approved, it would be added onto the Council Plan and would be measured and reported on. The Director of Public Health highlighted that the Declaration related to healthy weight.

 

The Executive Member for Health & Adult Social Care commented that she was pleased to see the work that had already been undertaken and Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education noted the benefits of maintaining healthy weight.

 

It was then:

 

Resolved: That the Executive Member forChildren, Young People and Education and Executive Member for Health and Adult Social Care note the  City of York Council’s Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight, signed today by both of them and the Director of Public Health.

 

Reason:     In order to signal the Council’s intention to work towards improving the local food and physical activity environment.

14.

School Capital Maintenance Programme 2020/2021 pdf icon PDF 174 KB

This report seeks Executive Member approval for 16 proposed school capital maintenance schemes with estimated budgets of between £100,000 and £500,000.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That;

                             i.        The resources available in the Children, Education & Communities Capital Programme for maintenance and building work at schools be noted.

 

                            ii.        The 16 capital maintenance schemes between £100,000 and £500,000 be approved.

 

                          iii.        The approval of expenditure on individual schemes be delegated to Officer level.

 

Reason:     In order to maximise the programme of maintenance within the maintained school estate, dealing with the most urgent issues for 2020/21.

Minutes:

The Executive Member for Children, Young People and Education considered a report that sought approval for 16 proposed capital maintenance schemes with estimated budgets between £100,000 and £500,000. Annex A of the report detailed the proposed Capital Maintenance Schemes 2020/21

 

The Corporate Director, Children, Education and Communities and Head of School Services were in attendance to present the report. Head of School Services introduced the report noting that the 16 capital maintenance schemes (detailed in Annex A) highlighted the work that was required by schools. He added that funding at present was £5.6million with a shortfall of £74,000 and that if approved, scoping reports for the 16 schemes would begin and the work would be undertaken between now and September 2020.

 

The Executive Member noted that emergency work on schools would be taken on a case by case basis. He then:

 

Resolved: That;

                     i.        The resources available in the Children, Education & Communities Capital Programme for maintenance and building work at schools be noted.

 

                    ii.        The 16 capital maintenance schemes between £100,000 and £500,000 be approved.

 

                  iii.        The approval of expenditure on individual schemes be delegated to Officer level.

 

Reason:     In order to maximise the programme of maintenance within the maintained school estate, dealing with the most urgent issues for 2020/21.

 

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