Issue details

York Community Woodland design plan, funding and delivery options

Purpose of Report: To set out the proposed final woodland design plan following detailed site assessment, concept design plan and community and stakeholder engagement. It also sets out funding options to deliver the woodland.

The Executive will be asked to consider and approve the final woodland design plan recommendations. Consider and approve recommendations in relation to funding the capital cost of woodland creation.

This item has been brought forward to the 26 August for consideration as the tree planting season runs September – March. If the Council were to wait for an Executive Decision on 30th September it would put the council ambition of planting 50,000 trees by 2023 at significant risk.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/07/2021

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Decision due: 26/08/21 by Executive
Reason: This item has now been brought forward from the 30 September 2021 for consideration, please open this item for further details.

Lead member: Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change

Lead director: Director of Governance

Department: Directorate of Governance

Contact: Shaun Gibbons, Head of Carbon Reduction Email: Email:

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Yes


Agenda items


  • York Community Woodland design plan, funding and delivery options  


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