Your ward councillors are:
- Cllr Simon Daubeney (Liberal Democrats)
- Cllr Susan Hunter (Liberal Democrats)
- Cllr Andrew Waller (Liberal Democrats)
Your ward councillors set priorities and work to address them with input from partners and residents. They host ward committee meetings and events, and lead a team of officers / partners working in the area.
You can attend events and committee meetings in your ward to find out about how local priorities are being addressed. View agendas and minutes for Westfield Ward committee meetings.
Westfield Ward profile, priorities and funding
The Westfield Ward profile contains statistical information about the area and is updated regularly.
Based on feedback from residents, ward councillors have set the following current ward priorities:
- improve the local environment and take pride in Westfield
- reduce isolation
- improve activities for young people
Each ward has a budget to spend on local priorities. For 2021 to 2022 the ward budget allocation is £35,106.
The ward also has an allocation of capital budget that can be utilised for improvements to the local highways infrastructure. It is called Ward Highways Capital Scheme and is a four-year programme formed from capital resources set aside from the main Highways Capital Programme. The amount allocated for 2019 to 2023 is £128,883.
Consultations and decisions on funding happen at ward committee meetings and through surveys and councillor surgeries.
Ward grant applications
Community groups and voluntary organisations based in the ward can apply for budget funding by making a ward grant application.
This ward is not currently inviting ward grant applications. Information about future ward funding availability will be published on this page.
Community projects eligible for grants may include services for the local area, such as projects which:
- help to achieve ward priorities
- provide a service in the ward
- provide opportunities for ward residents to become involved
Housing Environment Improvement Programme
The Housing Environment Improvement Programme (HEIP) supports the delivery of local priorities, specifically improvements that tenants have identified as important.
Residents' Associations, Parish Councils and Planning Panels
Residents' Associations in the Westfield Ward are:
- Chapelfields Community Association
- Cornlands and Lowfield Area Residents' Association
- Foxwood Residents' Association
- Gale Farm Residents' Association
- Kingsway Area Residents' Association (KARA)
Westfield Ward does not fall within a Parish Council area.
A Planning Panel is made up of local residents who come together to discuss and respond to local planning applications.
Contact your Community Involvement Officer for more information on Residents' Associations and Planning Panels.
Local Area Coordination
Local Area Coordinators help you stay safe, well, independent and connected to your local community.
Support in your ward
The City of York Council Health Trainers offer support to help residents to continue to live independently and safely in their homes.
The Healthy Homes handyperson service can perform small jobs around your home if you are:
- aged 60 years and over
Westfield Ward information
Stay up to date with what's happening in Westfield Ward by:
- following @WestfieldWard on Twitter
- contacting your ward councillors
- contacting your Community Involvement Officer (CIO)
Ask your CIO to add you to their email list for updates on news and events.