Agenda and minutes
Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance Decision-Making Meeting - Thursday, 22nd April, 2021 12.00 pm
Venue: Online meeting
Contact: Democratic Services
Additional Restrictions Grants (Restart) Policy PDF 178 KB
The purpose of this report is to formally agree the eligibility criteria, timescales, application approach, authorisation protocols and delegations and to confirm the process of the Additional Restrictions Grants (Restart) Policy.
Reporting Officers: Jon Dearing (01993 861221) / Mandy Fathers (01993 861232)
DATE OF DECISION: NO EARLIER THAN THURSDAY 22 APRIL 2021
DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS: NOON ON WEDNESDAY 21 APRIL 2021
Note: Any Member who wishes to comment on an item is requested to send those comments (preferably by e-mail) to the Reporting Officer, copied to Democratic Services, by the deadline identified.
Any comments received will be reported to the Decision-Maker prior to the decision(s) being taken.
1. Additional Restrictions Grants (Restart) Policy
To formally agree the eligibility criteria, timescales, application approach, authorisation protocols and delegations and to confirm the process of the Additional Restrictions Grants (Restart) Policy.
RESOLVED that the Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance:
a) Approve the eligibility criteria, subject to minor amendments to 2.2 (i) of the policy so that the final bullet point states“Businesses that supply goods or services to the retail, hospitality, leisure and events sector” and to 5.3 ii to read “....between £15,001 and £50,999 ….);
b) approve the business-type priorities;
c) approve the allocation of grant funding as set out in paragraph(s) 2.5 (subject to minor amendments) and 3.3 of the report;
d) adopt the process and application window proposals, as set out in paragraph 2.9 of the report,
e) delegate the detailed consideration of individual grant awards to the Group Manager for Resident Services in consultation with the Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance.
Reason for Decision of the Deputy Leader:
The Deputy Leader supported the intention of the Policy to provide support to businesses within the District using allocated funds from Government.
Jon Dearing, Group Manager for Resident Services
Tel: 01993 861221
Mandy Fathers, Business Manager for Operational Support and Enabling
Tel: 01993 861232
Date of Publication: 26 April 2021
Closing Date for Call-In: 4 May 2021 (5.00pm)
Action Embargoed until: 5 May 2021