Local democracy during coronavirus

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates for more information on meetings and decisions.

Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Remote Meeting

Contact: Robert Flintoft  Democracy Officer

Webcast: Watch or listen to the meeting online

Items
No. Item

24.

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.

Minutes:

The Executive Member was asked to declare, at this point in the meeting, any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests or any prejudicial or discloseabale pecuniary interest that he might have in respect of the business on the agenda. None were declared.

25.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on Wednesday 3 March 2021.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the minutes of the Decision Session held on 3 March 2021 be approved and signed by the Executive Member as a correct record.

26.

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.

 

The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Tuesday 6 April 2021.

 

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 relevant Democracy Officer, on the details at the foot of the agenda.

 

Webcasting of Remote Public Meetings

 

Please note that, subject to available resources, this remote public meeting will be webcast including any registered public speakers who have given their permission. The remote public meeting can be viewed live and 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 session under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

27.

Friends of St Nicholas Fields – Service Level Agreement pdf icon PDF 310 KB

This report informs the Executive Member of the Friends of St Nicholas Fields Service Level Agreement, and seeks approval for a three year funding agreement from the 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2024 for Friends of St Nicholas Fields.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

The Executive Member approved the funding award set out in paragraph 6 and the associated service level agreement (SLA) set out in Annex 1.

 

Reason: To increase the wellbeing and quality of life of York residents.

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report which provided information on the Friends of St Nicholas Fields Service Level Agreement and sought approval for a three year funding agreement from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2024 for Friends of St Nicholas Fields.

 

The Operations Manager, Public Realm and the Corporate Director for Economy and place were in attendance to present the report and respond to questions.

 

Officers emphasised the council’s long standing beneficial relationship of 20 years with the Friends of St Nicholas Fields. The organisation’s track record of generating capital for environmental improvements in the city was noted, as well as the work underway to improve the beck in Hull Road Park and others across the Foss catchment area which is important to the city’s climate change and flood resilience measures.

 

The Executive Member noted the positive work of the Friends of St Nicholas Fields and identified them as a close partner of the City of York Council. She thanked officers for their participation and report.

 

Resolved:

 

                      i.         The Executive Member approved the funding award set out in paragraph 6 and the associated service level agreement (SLA) set out in Annex 1.

 

Reason:     To increase the wellbeing and quality of life of York residents.

 

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