Decision details

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Grant

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Acting under urgency powers, and following consultation with the Section 151 Officer and Deputy Monitoring Officer, the Mayor, political group leaders and engagement with the Carbon Members Advisory Panel, the Chief Executive has taken the decision to accept a grant offer of £1,449,274 Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme phase 3C from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to fund carbon reduction measures for Municipal Building Crewe, Knutsford Leisure Centre, Nantwich Library and Congleton Library.


In order to draw-down the funding, the Council will need to complete the individual projects by 31/03/2026 and provide match funding for each project. The money will be spent as part of the Council’s facilities capital budget in 2025 – 2026.




1         a Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Grant of £1,449,274 be accepted from the from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for  further decarbonisation of Council buildings.


2        a supplementary capital estimate be made for the 2024-26 Financial years, this to be funded from the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Grant.


3        the Director of Growth and Enterprise be authorised to sign the grant offer agreement with Salix Finance on behalf of the Council and direct that he does the same.


Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 28/03/2024

Date of decision: 26/03/2024

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