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:
To approve the Match Funding for Brisley Woodland & Amenity Project up to the value of £12564.00.
To approve a lesser amount of Match Funding towards Brisley Woodland & Amenity Project.
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