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Harling Play Area Project

Meeting: 13/01/2015 - Cabinet (Item 8)

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Report of Lynda Turner, Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Community & Environmental Services.

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The Vice-Chairman and Executive Member for Community & Environmental Services presented the report. 


This phase of the play area project would focus on the under 12 age range and would involve the installation of various play equipment including picnic benches and fencing around the site. 


The Parish Council had been very active in terms of fundraising and had also contributed over £21,000.  All criteria had been met.


The Executive Member for Finance who was also a Ward Member for East Harling said that the village had seen a big surge in population growth and the current facilities were extremely well used by the community.  The Parish Council had put a great deal of effort into the fund raising activities and she commended the application.




a)     Fully fund the funding application as set out in the report.


b)     Part fund the funding application.


c)      Do nothing




The Grant Panel had considered this application and the majority supported this funding request with an overall average score of 24, which was above the minimum required.


RESOLVED that the Match Funding grant of £20,000 towards the Harling Play Project for Harling Parish Council be approved, subject to:


a)     confirmation that all other funding sources were in place;


b)     a maximum of £20,000 or 23.9% of the project cost whichever is the lower; and


c)      any other conditions arising from Member comment on SharePoint.