Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Committee considered a report which informed of the acceptance under urgency powers of a Public Sector Decarbonisation Fund Grant of up to £7.8m, in three lots. The urgent decision also delegated powers to the Economy and Growth Committee to administer the grant.
RESOLVED (unanimously): That the Committee
1 note the acceptance, under urgency powers, of the grants awarded up to £7,800,000 from BEIS for the purpose of decarbonising the Council’s estate and enable the low carbon transition across selected schools, museum, leisure centres and Tatton Park.
2 note the approval, under urgency powers, of a fully funded Supplementary Capital Estimate up to the value of the grant offer(s).
3 note that the match-funding required from the Council to finance the schemes will be identified from existing budgets, and that approvals for virements will be obtained, in that regard, in accordance with the Finance Procedure Rules in the Constitution.
4 authorise the Director of Growth and Enterprise and the Section 151 Officer to enter into the Grant Offer Agreement on behalf of the Council and to take all necessary measures to administer, spend and distribute the grant.
5 authorise the Director of Growth and Enterprise to approve the delivery of the programme of work, in line with the conditions of grant, and the identification of local match-funding resources, and to obtain further approvals as required by the Council’s financial procedure and procurement rules.
Publication date: 17/03/2023
Date of decision: 14/03/2023
Decided at meeting: 14/03/2023 - Economy and Growth Committee