Executive Members are asked to recommend to the Chief Executive Officer that using his emergency delegated powers he approve the North Yorkshire Cultural Framework.
Considered – A report of the Corporate Director – Business and Environmental Services seeking approval for of a Cultural Framework for North Yorkshire.
County Councillor Derek Bastiman introduced the report and provided a detailed overview of the Framework document at Appendix B. which included an overview of the diverse range of consultees from groups and the cultural sector, the key issues and opportunities for culture, and the issues around Arts Council funding, as detailed in the report.
Attention was also drawn to the range of cultural development projects across North Yorkshire detailed in the report.
County Councillor David Chance suggested the Framework should be considered a live document, subject to change. He therefore suggested revising the recommendations in the report to include two further recommendations i.e. that the Framework be considered by each Area Constituency Committee, and that it be delegate to the Executive Member for Open to Business in consultation with the Corporate Director for Business and Environmental Service to make future updates to the Framework as and when required.
Executive Members agreed to the proposed revisions to the recommendations, and it was
To recommend to the Chief Executive Officer that using his emergency delegated powers he
i. Approve the North Yorkshire Cultural Framework;
ii. Ensure the Cultural Framework for North Yorkshire is presented to each of the Area Constituency Committee for their consideration;
iii. Delegate to the Executive Member for Open to Business in consultation with the Corporate Director for Business and Environmental Service the making of future updates to the Framework, as and when required;