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Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Laura Clark  Democracy Officer

Items
No. Item

9.

Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting Members are 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:

Members were asked to declare at this point in the meeting any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, any prejudicial interests or any disclosable pecuniary interests which they might have in respect of business on the agenda.  No interests were declared.

10.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider excluding the public and press from the meeting during consideration of annex A to agenda item 5 on the grounds that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of particular persons (including the authority holding that information).This information is classed as exempt under Paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Annex A to Agenda item 5 (Employment of the Managing Director of City of York Trading Ltd), on the grounds that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of particular persons (including the authority holding that information). This information is classed as exempt under Paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006.

11.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee held on 27 March 2018.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 27 March 2018 be approved and then signed by the Chair as a correct record, subject to Cllr Funnell’s attendance being recorded as a Board member of City of York Trading Company and not as a substitute for Cllr Looker.

12.

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 Monday 22 October 2018. Members of the public can speak on agenda items or matters within the remit of the committee.

 

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 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

 

Minutes:

It was reported that there had been noregistrations to speak at the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

13.

Employment of the Managing Director of City of York Trading Ltd pdf icon PDF 84 KB

This report provides background and information on the employment and remuneration of the Managing Director of City of York Trading Ltd.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered a report which outlined the background to proposals submitted by the Board of Directors regarding the employment and remuneration of the Managing Director of City of York Trading Ltd (CYT).  The committee was invited to consent to the proposals, to reject them or to come to an agreement on revised proposals.

 

At this point, the meeting went into private session and Phill McTaggart, one of the three CYT Board members in attendance, presented the Board’s proposals, as detailed in exempt Annex A to the report. 

 

Following questions from Members, the CYT Board members then left the room while the proposals were debated and later returned to hear the decision of the Committee.

 

Resolved:  (i)      That consent be given to a 4% increase in the basic salary of the post, in accordance with inflation, as from 1 November 2018.

 

                   (ii)      That the Board be asked to bring forward revised proposals in relation to Performance Related Pay (in respect of non-council business) and a Long Term Incentive Package, for consideration by the committee.

 

(iii)     That the Chair write to the Board with full details of the committee’s decision.

 

Reason:     The committee does not consider that a case has been made on the facts to enable them to consent in full to the proposals as presented.

 

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