Decision details

New Buckenham Play Area - Match Funding

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report outlined a request for £15,900 Capital Match Funding towards the development of a new play area in the village of New Buckenham


That a capital match funding sum of £15,900 to New Buckenham Parish Council for a new play area be approved, subject to:


1)           a maximum sum of £15,900 or 30% of the cost of the scheme, whichever is the lower;


2)           confirmation of the total cost of the project;


3)           the balance of all other funding being confirmed; and


4)           the funding being allocated from the revenue 2008/09 match funding reserve.

Reasons for the decision:

The Parish Council had developed a sound community project based on thorough consultation and research within the local community.  There was clear evidence of support from the whole community for the project.

Alternative options considered:

1)           To approve the application for funding on the grounds of the high score and subject to offer letter conditions.


2)           Award funding at a reduced level.


3)           Reject the application for funding.

Publication date: 11/09/2008

Date of decision: 09/09/2008

Decided at meeting: 09/09/2008 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/09/2008

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