Local democracy during coronavirus

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Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: The Snow Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G035). View directions

Contact: Angela Bielby  Democracy Officer

Items
No. Item

31.

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:

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 disclosable pecuniary interests that he might have had in respect of business on the agenda. He confirmed he had none.

 

32.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 21 July 2021.

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the Decision Session held on 21 July be approved as a correct record and signed by the Executive Member.

 

33.

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 at 5:00pm on Thursday 9 September 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 Democracy

Officer for the meeting whose details can be found 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 meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

 

34.

Application for Community Right to Bid under the Localism Act 2011 pdf icon PDF 309 KB

This report details an application to list The Spread Eagle Public House, Walmgate, York as an Asset of Community Value (ACV), for consideration by the Council. The application has been received from the Campaign for Real Ale – York Branch.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That the application to list the Spread Eagle Public House, Walmgate, York as an Asset of Community Value (ACV) be postponed.

 

Reason:     In order to consider the application at a later date.

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report detailing an application from Campaign for Real Ale (York Branch) to list The Spread Eagle Public House, Walmgate, York as an Asset of Community Value (ACV). 

 

The Asset Manager reported that officers had been contacted by the owners of the Spread Eagle premises at a late stage with information that needed further consideration. Officers had discussed this with their legal team who had advised that the decision on the application. The Asset Manager requested that the  application be postponed for decision at a future decision session.

 

Resolved: That the application to list the Spread Eagle Public House, Walmgate, York as an Asset of Community Value (ACV) be postponed.

 

Reason:     In order to consider the application at a later date.

35.

Health & Safety Update Report pdf icon PDF 239 KB

This report provides the Executive Member for Finance & Performance with:

·        the Health & Safety (H&S) 2020/2021outturn report from the Head of Health & Safety;

·        an update on the action being taken to address the risks raised in the report;

·        key areas of work for 2021;

·        client overview of the performance of Health & Safety (H&S) shared service formed by North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) and City of York Council (CYC) which operates under a partnership agreement. 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That;

 

(a) The report covering the 12 month period including the council’s response to managing and responding to significant H&S risks including those relating to the pandemic be noted,

(b) The performance of the Shared H&S Service noted  

(c) Consideration be given to areas of H&S risk management for further reporting at future decision sessions.

 

Reason:     To ensure the Executive Member and residents are

                   assured that H&S services are appropriately managed and resilient and the council has proper arrangements in place for managing and responding to H&S risks.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report that detailed the Health & Safety (H&S) 2020/2021outturn report from the Head of Health & Safety; an update on the action being taken to address the risks raised in the report; key areas of work for 2021; and client overview of the performance of Health & Safety (H&S) shared service formed by North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) and City of York Council (CYC) which operates under a partnership agreement. 

 

The Head of Human Resources (HR) and Organisational Development (OD) was in attendance to present the report. She highlighted that in response to the areas of concern raised, the council’s Joint Health & Safety Committee (including the attendance of Trade Union representatives), received reports back from Directorate representatives (normally at Chief Officer level) on action being taken to review risks and learning from accidents and incidents. She added that the B-safe H&S system had been introduced and was operational.

 

The Head of Human Resources noted that the team dealing with COVID had been working with premises managers across the city. She also noted the top five H&S incidents noted that more people had been reporting near misses (which included damage to property). She noted the progress of the Fire Safety Act 2021.

 

The Executive Member thanked officers for their work, noting the concerns regarding the impact of child aggression on children’s social care colleagues, which continued to be one of the highest causes of incident reported. He then;

 

 

Resolved: That;

 

(a) The report covering the 12 month period including the council’s response to managing and responding to significant H&S risks including those relating to the pandemic be noted,

(b) The performance of the Shared H&S Service noted 

(c) Consideration be given to areas of H&S risk management for further reporting at future decision sessions.

 

Reason:     To ensure the Executive Member and residents are

                   assured that H&S services are appropriately managed and resilient and the council has proper arrangements in place for managing and responding to H&S risks.

 

 

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