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Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Venue: The Snow Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G035). View directions

Contact: Angela Bielby, Democracy Officer 

Items
No. Item

13.

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 Member was asked to declare any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, any prejudicial interests or any disclosable pecuniary interests that he may have in respect of business on the agenda. He confirmed he had none

14.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 11 January 2022.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the minutes of the Decision Session held on 11 January 2022 be approved and signed by the Executive Member as a correct record.

15.

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. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Friday 11 March 2022.

 

 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 Democracy Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.

 

Webcasting of Public Meetings

 

Please note that, subject to available resources, this public meeting will be webcast including any registered public speakers who have given their permission. The public meeting can be viewed 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 no registrations to speak at the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

16.

Term dates for school year 2023-2024 pdf icon PDF 350 KB

This report seeks approval of the attached school term dates for schools for whom the City of York Council (CYC) is the employer, for the school year beginning in September 2023.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:  That the term dates for school year 2023-2024 (as set out in Annex A of the report be approved.

Reason:     To meet the statutory requirements of legislation including the Education Act 2002, (Section 32), and other related legislation.

 

Minutes:

This report seeks approval of the attached school term dates for schools for whom the City of York Council (CYC) is the employer, for the school year beginning in September 2023. The Admissions Manager explained that the terms dates were set annually in consideration of the term dates set by other local authorities. She noted that as well as the schools for whom Ciy of York Council was the employer, the Multi Academy Trusts (MATs) had also tended to  follow the dates. She added that across the North East and Humber regions, Leeds and Sheffield had set their fixed Easter holidays as the first two weeks of April and the dates before the Executive Member aligned with the East Riding and North Yorkshire authorities.

 

In response to questions from Executive Members, the Licensing Manager explained that:

·        The term dates set assisted families whose parents worked over local authority borders.

·        There had been fixed Easter holidays for a number of years by Leeds City Council and she was not aware of any issues with this.

·        The closure dates for Strensall Barracks were not known.

 

The Executive Member then;

 

Resolved:  That the term dates for school year 2023-2024 (as set out in Annex A of the report be approved.

 

Reason:     To meet the statutory requirements of legislation including the Education Act 2002, (Section 32), and other related legislation.

 

 

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