Decision details

Grant Panel Report Round 3, 12th September 2012

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report summarised the funding recommendations that had been made by the Grant Panel for Round 3 of the 2012’13 financial year which was held on 12 September 2012 and makes recommendations to Cabinet on the allocation of Match Funding.


That the Match Funding sum of up to £12,564.00 for Brisley Woodland & Amenity Project be approved; subject to:


a)     a maximum of £12,564.00 or 29% of the total project costs (excluding 15 year maintenance costs) whichever is the lower; and


b)     the balance of all other funding being confirmed.

Reasons for the decision:

The Grant Panel has recommended approval for the Brisley Woodland & Amenity Project based on the following reasons:


  • The project has been supported well locally during the consultation survey conducted on June 2011.
  • Significant external funding is in place therefore representing good value for the Match Funding Reserve.
  • A range of purposes and access opportunities will be available to the local community including the school, children, walkers, wildlife enthusiasts etc.
  • The applicants provided further detailed information regarding the project when requested to do so by the Grant Panel, which then passed further Panel scrutiny.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1


To approve the Match Funding for Brisley Woodland & Amenity Project up to the value of £12564.00.


Option 2


To approve a lesser amount of Match Funding towards Brisley Woodland & Amenity Project.


Option 3


To decline the Match Funding application.

Report author: Mark Fretwell

Publication date: 22/11/2012

Date of decision: 20/11/2012

Decided at meeting: 20/11/2012 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/11/2012

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