Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Goodricke Meeting Room -West Offices (T019). View directions

Contact: Jayne Carr, Democracy Officer 

Webcast: video recording

Items
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5.

Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, the Cabinet Member is asked to declare:

·        Any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        Any prejudicial interests or

·        Any disclosable pecuniary interests

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

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member was asked to declare any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, any prejudicial interests or any disclosable pecuniary interests she may have in the business on the agenda.  None were declared.

6.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 39 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 18 March 2015.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the minutes of the Decision Session held on 18 March 2015 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

 

7.

Public Participation

At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered their wish to speak regarding an item on the agenda or an issue within the Committee’s remit can do so.  The deadline for registering is 5:00 pm on Thursday 26 March 2015.

 

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 at the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

8.

Better Play Grants and the YorPart Scheme pdf icon PDF 81 KB

This report seeks approval for the allocation of Better Play Grants over £5k for the period 2015-2018.  The report also asks the Cabinet Member to approve the process for allocating funding under the YorPart Scheme, which supports the voluntary, community and independent Youth Sector.

Decision:

Resolved:  (i)      That the Better Play grants allocation for the

                             period 2015-2018 be approved.

 

                   (ii)      That the partnership approach to the allocation of

YorPart funding for grants of up to £7.5k for 2015/16, as set out in paragraph 12 of the report, be adopted.

 

Reason:     To increase the wellbeing and quality of life for children and young people.

 

Minutes:

The Cabinet Member considered a report that sought approval for the allocation of Better Play Grants over £5k for the period 2015-2018.  The report also asked the Cabinet Member to approve the process for allocating funding under the YorPart scheme, which supported the voluntary, community and independent Youth Sector.

 

Better Play Grant Applications

 

Details were given of the proposed funding agreements over £5k which were for:          SNAPPY

                             Door 84

                             The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

 

Officers gave examples of the type of activities that would be funded and responded to the Cabinet Member’s questions regarding the age groups for which they were targeted and how the activities linked with the “50 things to do” initiative.

 

The Cabinet Member expressed her support for the proposed allocations.

 

YorPart Process

 

The Cabinet Member was asked to formally adopt the approach piloted in 2014, devolving to officers the decision to award grants up to £7.5k on the advice of the Youth Sector Partnership.  Officers gave details of the process and the partnership approach that had been taken. 

 

At the request of the Cabinet Member, officers gave details of how the groups reported back on the outcomes of the funding and of the arrangements that were in place to give feedback to those organisations whose bids had not been successful regarding alternative ways forward.

 

The Cabinet Member stated that she was very positive about the processes that were in place and the partnership working involved.

 

Resolved:  (i)      That the Better Play grants allocation for the

                             period 2015-2018 be approved.

 

                   (ii)      That the partnership approach to the allocation of

YorPart funding for grants of up to £7.5k for 2015/16, as set out in paragraph 12 of the report, be adopted.

 

Reason:     To increase the wellbeing and quality of life for children and young people.

 

 

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