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Agenda, decisions and minutes

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

Contact: Angela Bielby  Democracy Officer

Items
No. Item

5.

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.

Decision:

The Executive Member was invited to declare, at this point in the meeting, any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests, which he have in the business on the agenda. No additional interests were declared.

Minutes:

The Executive Member was invited to declare, at this point in the meeting, any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests, which he have in the business on the agenda. No additional interests were declared.

6.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 15 July 2019.

Decision:

Resolved: That the minutes of the Executive Leader (incorporating Finance & Performance) Decision Session held on 15 July 2019 be approved and then signed by the Executive Member as a correct record.

 

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the Executive Leader (incorporating Finance & Performance) Decision Session held on 15 July 2019 be approved and then signed by the Executive Member as a correct record.

7.

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 Tuesday 23 July 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.

 

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 (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

 

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

Minutes:

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

8.

Proposal to Lease Winterscale House, Winterscale Street, York pdf icon PDF 174 KB

The report sets out a proposal by which the Council would take a lease of  a commercial property known as Winterscale House from a private landlord. 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That agreement be given to:

                             i.        Take a lease of Winterscale House on the terms and conditions as set out within option 2 of the  report.

                            ii.        Surrender the council’s current lease of part of Rougier House.

                           iii.        Accept a developer contribution of £50,000 to reflect the value of the remaining portion of the lease on Rougier House.

                          iv.        A compensation of £5,800 to YBPSS to fund the first two months of their occupation in their new premises to be funded from the above developer contribution.

 

Reason:     To provide more cost effective premises for York Learning Service, within the city.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report that set out a proposal by which the Council would take a lease of a commercial property known as Winterscale House from a private landlord. The accommodation will be utilised to provide training facilities for the Council run service of York Learning who currently occupy part of Rougier House in Rougier Street, York. The Head of Commercial and Operational Asset Management outlined the proposal.

 

Resolved: That agreement be given to:

                             i.        Take a lease of Winterscale House on the terms and conditions as set out within option 2 of the  report.

                            ii.        Surrender the council’s current lease of part of Rougier House.

                           iii.        Accept a developer contribution of £50,000 to reflect the value of the remaining portion of the lease on Rougier House.

                          iv.        A compensation of £5,800 to YBPSS to fund the first two months of their occupation in their new premises to be funded from the above developer contribution.

 

Reason:     To provide more cost effective premises for York Learning Service, within the city.

 

9.

Proposal to mutually terminate the lease for Askham Bar nursery pdf icon PDF 233 KB

This report sets out a proposal to terminate the lease between the Council and the tenant of Askham Bar Nursery by mutual agreement. 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That agreement be given to end the lease at Askham Bar Nursery by way of a lease surrender with a compensation payment of £35,000 being paid to the tenant.

 

Reason:     This will enable the wider redevelopment of the former park and ride site which is allocated for housing allocation in the Draft Local Plan.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report that set out a proposal to terminate the lease between the Council and the tenant of Askham Bar Nursery by mutual agreement.  The proposed future early termination of the lease (by signing a deed of surrender) has provisionally been agreed between the Council and its tenant. The Head of Commercial and Operational Asset Management outlined the report.

 

Resolved: That agreement be given to end the lease at Askham Bar Nursery by way of a lease surrender with a compensation payment of £35,000 being paid to the tenant.

 

Reason:     This will enable the wider redevelopment of the former park and ride site which is allocated for housing allocation in the Draft Local Plan.

 

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