Agenda and decisions

Venue: The Thornton Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G039). View directions

Contact: Louise Cook  Democracy Officer

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Declarations of Interest (10:01 am) pdf icon PDF 222 KB

At this point in the meeting, the Executive Member is asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest, or other registerable interest, they might have in respect of business on this agenda, if they have not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.


An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.


[Please see attached sheet for further guidance for Members].



Minutes (10:01 am) pdf icon PDF 128 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 17 October 2023.


Public Participation (10:02 am)

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 are set as 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at our meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Friday, 17 November 2023.


To register to speak please visit to fill in an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact Democratic Services.  Contact details can be found at the foot of this agenda.


Webcasting of Public Meetings


Please note that, subject to available resources, this meeting will be webcast including any registered public speakers who have given their permission. The meeting can be viewed live and on demand at


During coronavirus, we made some changes to how we ran council meetings, including facilitating remote participation by public speakers. See our updates ( for more information on meetings and decisions.






A Climate Ready York (10:02 am) pdf icon PDF 525 KB

This report recognises the increasing threat facing the city, and region, by climate change. It outlines progress towards strengthening York’s resilience to climate change and sets out key climate risks, as identified through a climate risk and vulnerability assessment.

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                     i.        That the assessment of identified climate risks, as set out in Annex D of the report, be approved.

                    ii.        That the recommended next steps, as set out in Paragraph 49 of the report, be approved.



                   i.          To provide a basis for ongoing climate action.

                  ii.          To strengthen the approach towards a Climate Ready York.



Annual Carbon Emissions Report 2022/23 (10:10 am) pdf icon PDF 887 KB

City of York Council has set a target to reduce carbon emissions from corporate activity to net zero by 2030. An Annual Carbon Emissions Report is produced every year to monitor progress against this target and identify areas of improvement.




Resolved: That the Corporate Emissions Report be approved for publication.


Reason: To monitor progress against the ambition for the council to be net zero by 2030.


York Emissions Inventory Report 2023 (10:17 am) pdf icon PDF 851 KB

This report presents the Emissions Inventory for the city of York. The data is used to monitor progress against the council ambition to achieve net zero carbon for the city by 2030.

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Resolved: That the York Emissions Inventory Report be approved for publication.


Reason: To provide transparency of progress against the ambition for York to be net zero by 2030.


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