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Full Council Meeting

Full Council Meeting

An extraordinary meeting of Full Council will take place at 6:00pm on Tuesday 11 August 2020 via Zoom. The meeting will be streamed via the Town Council's Facebook page - facebook.com/WhitbyTC

If you require advice on participating in the Zoom call, please contact the Town Clerk (info@whitbytowncouncil.gov.uk) for access.

Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 14:33 by Michael King

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2020

Notice for the Exercise of Public Rights

The town council approved its accounts for 2019/20 and its statutory Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) at its meeting on 7 July 2020, subject to audit. Sections 1 and 2 of the AGAR are attached to this post. The background documents to the accounts are available for public inspection. The attached notice and accompanying notes on the Exercise of Public Rights set out the details of this right. More »

The inspection period will run from 14 July-25 August 2020 (a period of at least 30 working days). This period is later than in previous years following the provisions of the The Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/404), which have extended audit submission timescales to accommodate the need to assemble and approve the accounts during a period of social distancing. » Less

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:00 by Michael King

Town Council Speaks in Support of Whitby Pavilion

Whitby Pavilion as seen from the West Beach

Whitby Town Council has resolved to take all reasonable steps to secure the continuing operation of the Whitby Pavilion for the benefit of Whitby.

The town council has a concern for the continuing operational stability of Whitby Pavilion as an important community asset, following the announcement on 6 July by SIV, the operator, that Whitby Pavilion was likely to remain 'mothballed' and that the company had started a process of consulting staff about potential redundancies. More »

Councillors have taken the decision to write to Scarborough Borough Council to ask what actions which the borough council is taking in relation to Whitby Pavilion in response to the operational performance of its contractor SIV.

Speaking after the town council meeting, the Town Mayor of Whitby, Councillor Linda Wild, said, "The town council has a legitimate concern for the future of Whitby Pavilion. It's an important community asset. We want to show our support for the Pavilion's staff, for the local users of the building and for the important part it plays to Whitby's visitor economy. We stand prepared to take any reasonable steps to support the community in Whitby in assuring the future of the Whitby Pavilion and in working with the borough council to do so." » Less

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:45 by Michael King