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Published Monday, 18 May 2020

May’s Planning Committee is set to take place this Thursday (21 May) and City of York Council are encouraging residents to get involved with the new virtual meeting.

The agenda features an application from York Hospital, for an extension to the southern elevation of the hospital to provide a vascular imaging unit.

To get involved with the virtual committee meeting, residents can:

Get online

All residents can watch public meetings online via the council's YouTube channel or on our website at www.york.gov.uk/Webcasts

Get involved

To participate in online public meetings, such as speaking in the virtual meeting, contact democratic.services@york.gov.uk . Our Democratic Services team will help you register to speak at the public meeting and provide all further details you might need to dial into the live meeting and contribute.

Get informed

You can read the full agenda for public meeting on the council website at www.york.gov.uk/MeetingsMinutesAgendas

Cllr Andrew Waller, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, said:

“As we continue to adjust how the Council will operate during these unprecedented times, it is incredibly important that the planning process continues to move forward.

I would encourage all residents to get involved with the democratic process by registering to speak at a meeting, via webcast, or simply tuning in. We have already hosted our first live Q&A with residents, with more virtual meetings planned for the future.”

As we look forward, the number of virtual public meetings will increase in addition to our Live Coronavirus Q&A sessions which take place on the council’s Facebook page. Join our next live discussion on 19 May, between 5pm to 6pm. Submit your questions in the comments of the live video or via email to YourQuestions@york.gov.uk

Visit www.york.gov.uk/COVIDDemocracy to find out more about public meetings online.