Agenda and decisions

Venue: The Auden Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G047). View directions

Contact: Fiona Young  Democracy Officer

No. Item


Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member is asked to


·        any personal interests not included on the Register of


·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

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


Minutes pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 10 December 2018 (postponed from 3 December 2018.)


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 Friday, 4 January 2018.  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 or, if recorded, this will be uploaded onto the Council’s website following the meeting.


To register to speak please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting, on the details at the foot of the agenda.


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 in advance of the meeting. Contact details are at the foot of this agenda.


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



Refill York pdf icon PDF 121 KB

This report outlines the proposal for City of York Council to support a campaign focussed on encouraging people to drink more water from recycled water bottles or cups.


Resolved:  (i)      That both the “i am reusable” and the “Yorkshire on Tap” initiatives be supported.


Reason:     To help reduce single use plastics in the city.


                   (ii)      That officers be asked to review how a wide range of schemes for reusable bottles and cups in the city can be supported and promoted.


Reason:     To drive down waste and litter in the city.


                   (iii)     That officers be asked to work with One Planet York partners to co-ordinate the promotion of these initiatives as part of a coherent plan to enhance York’s sustainability.


Reason:     To encourage a partnership in line with the council’s values and the principles of One Planet York.


                   (iv)    That officers be asked to organise a follow up meeting for interested parties.


Reason:     In order to explore how the council can assist in promoting a city-wide campaign, involving existing initiatives, to reduce single use plastics and the waste that they cause and to encourage people to drink more water.


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