Agenda and decisions

Venue: The Craven Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G048). View directions

Contact: Louise Cook  Democracy Officer

Webcast: video recording

Items
No. Item

1.

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 or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

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

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 7 October 2019.

3.

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 8 November 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.

 

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 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

 

https://www.york.gov.uk/downloads/file/11406/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetings_20160809

 

4.

Air Quality - Annual Status Report 2018 pdf icon PDF 487 KB

This report details the continuing improvements in air quality monitored across York and progress on delivering the measures in York’s third Air Quality Action Plan, and recommends that the Air Quality Management Area in Fulford be revoked.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)           That the contents of the report be noted, including the continuing trend in air quality improvements in York.

 

(ii)         That the decision to revoke the Fulford Road Air Quality Management Area (Order No. 2) (subject to any comments by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)), be approved.

 

Reason: Concentrations of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) monitored in the Fulford Air Quality Management Area (AQMA) remained well below the health based objective in 2018.  Annual mean concentrations of nitrogen dioxide monitored in this area have not exceeded 35?g/m3 in the last 2 years (the objective level is 40?g/m3)

5.

Graffiti Removal Policy pdf icon PDF 171 KB

This report seeks approval for a proposed policy and procedures for the removal of graffiti on property throughout the city, including private property.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)           That the Graffiti Policy be approved, and the set of parameters and expectations for the team to operate within, be agreed.

 

(ii)         That the use of a consent form for signing by property owners for graffiti removal from private property be noted. Without written consent from the property owner, City Of York Council would not remove graffiti from private property (except where, in exceptional circumstances, the Council may have chosen to serve a notice on the owner requiring removal of offensive graffiti using statutory powers and the owner had not complied with such a notice). 

 

(iii)        That the proposed charging structure, which will be built into the fees and charges for consideration in budget setting, be noted.

 

Reason: To give effect to the Council decision to fund graffiti removal from private property. 

6.

Urgent Business

Any other business which the Executive Member considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.

 

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