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Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Contact: Angela Bielby  Democracy Officer

Items
No. Item

16.

Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, Members are 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.

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.

 

 

17.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 16 March 2022.

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the Decision Session held on 16 March 2022 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Executive Member.

18.

Council Tax Energy Rebate discretionary scheme pdf icon PDF 559 KB

This paper provides the Executive Member for Finance & Performance with the discretionary council tax energy rebate scheme for approval. 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That the council’s discretionary council tax energy rebate scheme as set out at paragraph 6 – 10 of the and Annex A be approved.

Reason:     To provide financial support in respect of the increasing utility costs to the city’s financially vulnerable residents.

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report that detailed the discretionary council tax energy rebate scheme for approval. The Head of Customer and Exchequer Services outlined the energy rebate scheme noting that where residents did not pay by direct debit, a direct payment would be made to them in May.

 

The Executive Member asked about customer contact levels about the scheme and the Head of Customer and Exchequer Services advised that levels were fine at the moment and the council would make sure that all eligible for the scheme would receive their payment. He was also asked and confirmed that communications about the scheme would be issued after the meeting and the Executive Member suggested that this could be followed up with further communications about the scheme at the end of May. The Executive Member welcomed the scheme and;

 

Resolved: That the council’s discretionary council tax energy rebate scheme as set out at paragraph 6 – 10 of the and Annex A be approved.

 

Reason:     To provide financial support in respect of the increasing utility costs to the city’s financially vulnerable residents.

 

19.

Application for Community Right to Bid under the Localism Act 2011 – Derwent Arms Public House pdf icon PDF 329 KB

This report details an application to list the Derwent Arms, Osbaldwick, York as an Asset of Community Value (ACV), for consideration by the Council. The application has been received from Osbaldwick Parish Council.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That approval be given to the renewal of the listing of Derwent Arms, Osbaldwick, York, as an Asset of Community Value (ACV) for the reasons outlined within this report.

 

Reason:     To ensure the Council meets its legislative requirements of the Localism Act 2011 and promotes community access to community facilities.

 

Minutes:

Resolved: That approval be given to the renewal of the listing of Derwent Arms, Osbaldwick, York, as an Asset of Community Value (ACV) for the reasons outlined within this report.

 

Reason:     To ensure the Council meets its legislative requirements of the Localism Act 2011 and promotes community access to community facilities.

 

 

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