Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Contact: Angela Bielby  Democracy Officer

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Items
No. Item

6.

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 they may have in respect of business on this agenda.

Minutes:

At this point in the meeting, the Executive Leader was asked to declare any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, any prejudicial interests or any disclosable pecuniary interests which he had in the business on the agenda. No additional interests were declared.

7.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 12 June 2017.

Minutes:

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 12 June 2017.

 

Resolved:           That the minutes of the Executive Leader (incorporating Finance & Performance) Decision Session held on 12 June 2017 be approved and then signed by the Executive Leader as a correct record.

 

8.

Public Participation

At this point in the meeting, members of the public who have

registered their wish to speak at the meeting can do so. The

deadline for registering is at 5.00pm on Friday 14 July 2017.

 

Members of the public may register to speak on an item on the agenda or an issue within the Executive Member’s remit.

 

Filming, Recording or Webcasting Meetings

Please note this meeting may be filmed and webcast and that

includes any registered public speakers who have given their

permission. This broadcast can be viewed at

http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts.

 

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 e.g. tweeting. Anyone

wishing to film, record or take photos at any public meeting

should contact the Democracy Officer (whose contact details are

at the foot of this agenda) in advance of the meeting.

 

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:

http://www.york.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/11406/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetings_20160809.pdf or, if recorded, this will be uploaded to the website following the meeting.

Minutes:

It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak at the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

9.

Corporate Procurement Strategy pdf icon PDF 216 KB

The Council’s current procurement strategy was approved by the then Cabinet in April 2012. Since that time the strategy has been kept under review to ensure it continues to comply with relevant legislation and best practice in procurement as well as supporting the Council in meeting its priorities. This report seeks the Executive Member’s approval for a refreshed and revised Procurement Strategy covering the period 2017 to 2019.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:                              That the strategy attached to the report be approved and noted.

 

Reason:                                 To ensure procurement is based on sound principles and continues to deliver value for money outcomes in line with the Council Plan, as well as ensuring the procurement process is robust and effective.

Minutes:

The Executive Leader considered a report which sought approval for the refreshed and revised Procurement Strategy covering the period 2017 to 2019 in order to ensure it continues to comply with relevant legislation and best practice in procurement as well as supporting the Council in meeting its priorities.

 

The Corporate Finance & Commercial Procurement Manager attended the meeting to summarise the report and answer potential questions. It was clarified that the strategy did not necessarily relate to the Local Government Association peer-review that had taken place beforehand as it was more policy-based and focused on setting long-term plans and objectives to better inform the Council, stakeholders and suppliers about the mission, scope and direction in relation to corporate procurement. 

 

The Executive Leader thanked the Officer for the report and it was

 

 

Resolved:                     That the strategy attached to the report be approved and noted.

 

Reason:                        To ensure procurement is based on sound principles and continues to deliver value for money outcomes in line with the Council Plan, as well as ensuring the procurement process is robust and effective.

 

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