Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To advise members of outcomes of open grants
and second criteria for ARG
Executive considered a report of the Portfolio Holder – Corporate Governance which provided a review of the Additional Restrictions Grant (Second Criteria) and Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open) and sought endorsement of the awards that had been made under the scheme.
The report also sought endorsement of the use of monies from the top-up of the Additional Restrictions Grant to make payment of outstanding awards under the second criteria of the Additional Restrictions Grant.
Moved by Councillor Duncan McGregor and seconded by Councillor Mary Dooley
RESOLVED that –
1) the awards based on the priorities and the eligibility criteria set out in the report awarded under the second and third criteria of the Additional Restriction Grant and those awarded from the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open) be endorsed.
2) the payment of the ‘pending payments’ listed in the report from funds from the pending top-up of the Additional Restrictions Grant be endorsed.
(Assistant Director of Development and Planning)
REASON FOR DECISION:
To provide a transparent and accountable explanation of how discretionary grant funding from the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open) and from the Additional Restriction Grant under the second and third criteria has been distributed to local businesses in a fair and equitable manner and in accordance with Governance guidance.
OTHER OPTIONS CONSIDERED:
The option to do nothing or return the funding to the Government could not be countenanced by the Council. The option to do more was limited by the amount of funding available.
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Contact: Chris Fridlington, Assistant Director of Development and Planning Email: Chris.Fridlington@bolsover.gov.uk.
Report author: Chris Fridlington
Publication date: 23/06/2021
Date of decision: 21/06/2021
Decided at meeting: 21/06/2021 - Executive
Effective from: 01/07/2021