Minutes of the meeting of the Community Assets Committee held on Monday 21st February 2022 at Oaken Grove Community Centre at 7.45pm.
PRESENT Cllr N Wyatt Cllr E Pearson
Cllr M Guilford Cllr G Cockburn
Mrs L Winch (Clerk)
Proposed by Cllr E Pearson, seconded by Cllr G Cockburn and resolved that Cllr E Pearson will chair the committee meeting due to the resignation of Cllr Wyatt as Chairman.
Proposed by Cllr M Guilford and seconded by Cllr E Pearson and resolved unanimously to approve the reason for absence for Cllr Shaw.
Proposed by Cllr M Guilford, seconded by Cllr E Pearson and resolved with one abstention approve 1 amendment to the minutes.
Proposed by Cllr E Pearson, seconded by Cllr M Guilford and resolved unanimously to approve the minutes of the previous committee meeting held on the 17th of January 2022.
Ongoing Business and Progress
The working group have met, and discussions have taken place with Haxby Juniors and Wigginton and Church Fields group to consider the possibilities of a wider agreement. A detailed report will be brought back to a future agenda.
Cllr E Pearson gave an update from City of York council officers.
Proposed by Cllr E Pearson, seconded by Cllr M Guilford and resolved unanimously to obtain quotation from 3 companies to understand costs and option for replacement of 2 shelters (enclosed type where space allows) and delegate authority for the Clerk to write to City of York council officer, Richard Hampton to explore co-funding for replacements and ward grant for match funding.
Proposed by Cllr M Guilford, seconded by Cllr E Pearson and resolved unanimously to remove the benches from York Road (near Cantilever bus stop and near the cycle shop and Ethel Ward) which are at the end of their economic life and are dangerous for members of the public to sit on.
Replacements will be discussed at the next meeting.
The Clerk updated the committee. Information have been placed on the notice boards which are to be de-commissioned. Three emails from members of the public have been received by the Clerk requesting that the notice boards remain.
Proposed by Cllr M Guilford, seconded by Cllr N Wyatt and resolved with 2 votes for, one against and one abstention to request that an invitation is extended to the Ward Councillors to work together with Cllr Guilford to restore a notice boards.
Proposals for discussion and resolution
Proposed by Cllr M Guilford, seconded by Cllr G Cockburn and resolved with 1 abstention to approve the removal and disposal of office furniture surplus to requirements, including 1 meeting room table and 2 filing cabinets.
Approval was given to seek quotes for the re-decoration of the office and to replace the internal door, to be returned to a future committee meeting.
Bus stops, benches and working together with Ward Councillors.
The next committee meeting will be held on the 21st of March 2022 at Oaken Grove Community Centre at 7.45pm
Meeting closed at 20.40 hours
(These Minutes are displayed ‘unsigned’ and are subject to correction at
the next Council meeting.)