Acting under urgency powers, and following consultation with the Section 151 Officer and Deputy Monitoring Officer, the Mayor and political group leaders, and the briefing of members of the Economy and Growth Committee, the Chief Executive has taken the decision to accept a grant offer of up to £7.8 million Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Grant from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) for further decarbonisation of Council buildings and schools. The decision includes the approval of a supplementary capital estimate and arrangements for the grant to be administered.
The first phase of the grant must be formally accepted by 16 March 2023 with others to follow shortly thereafter. There was therefore no opportunity to secure the necessary Council approval to accept the grant, hence the use of urgency powers.
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/03/2023
Decision due: 8 Mar 2023 by Chief Executive
Contact: Peter Skates Email: email@example.com.