Cart overtakes horse

cart before horse

The York Council is still publishing agendas for meetings at the same time as the decisions  taken at those meetings are  published.

There have been two instances recorded this week on the Council’s web site

It had been anticipated that the new Council, would put an end to this practice. In effect anyone who wanted to make representations on an issue is still unable to do so.

It really can’t be that difficult to publish a council agenda a week in advance of any decision being taken.

The decisions this week (appointment of an older person’s project officer and the boundaries of the Rufforth and Knapton Neighbourhood Plan) were not particularly controversial.

Nevertheless the Councils democratic and consultation systems do need to be refined

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