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City of York Council
Tel: (01904) 613161
York is a beautiful, historic city with an international reputation which attracts millions of visitors each year.
It has a strong regional economy which continues to attract investment and generate the potential for growth. The City is one of Europe’s finest and has an international image and reputation. Set in a premier business location it provides a rare asset when recruiting and retaining staff.
City of York Council is the locally elected body which serves the York area.
The council came into being on 1 April 1996 after local government reorganisation. It was formed from parts of five previous local authorities – North Yorkshire County Council, York City Council, Selby and Ryedale District Councils and Harrogate Borough Council.
City of York Council has 53 councillors from 29 electoral areas: 25 from the Labour Party, 24 from the Liberal Democrat Party, three from the Conservative Party and one independent. Its next elections will be in May 2003.
The council provides services to 175,000 people including education, social services, leisure, highways, planning, cleansing and many more.
It covers an area of 105 square miles (27,250 hectares) and has a budget of £130 million a year.
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