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Decision details

WARD GRANTS

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The Council's delegated budgets scheme allocates budgets of £15,000 to each Ward covered for the financial year 2018/2019. The funding for this scheme can be spent on supplementing funding public services, for the benefit of the local community.

 

Councillors Hutton and L Taylor of Clifton Ward have requested:

(i)£1,080 as funding to Reclaim Our Communities group for a garden project to include purchasing a lawnmower and protective wear for the Mereside Community.

(ii)£1,000 as funding to Mereside Library for the purchase of new reading books for the library.

 

Councillors Ryan and Mrs Wright of Greenlands Ward have requested:

(i)£8,515.50 as funding to the Highways Department for the purchase and installation of 2 replacement bus shelters on Bispham Road and Holyoake Avenue.

(ii)£500 as funding to the Community Services Department for the purchase and installation of 4 bollards on Collins Avenue to help prevent vehicle override on the pavement.

(iii)£150.50 as funding to Lowmoor Community Centre for the purchase of a TV Licence for the community centre and local residents attending the centre.

 

Councillors D Coleman and Critchley of Hawes Side Ward have requested:

(i)£1,590 as funding to the Illuminations Department for the purchase and installation of a large LED lit Christmas Tree at Crossland Road Park.

(ii)£120 as funding to the Parks Department for the supply of safety barriers for the Christmas Tree at Crossland Road Park.

 

Councillors Cross and Rowson of Ingthorpe Ward have requested £501.38 as funding to the Environmental Services Department for the purchase and installation of a small lit Christmas Tree in Bispham Village.

 

Councillors Benson and Mitchell of Layton Ward have requested £870 as funding to the Highways Department to support a residents’ survey within Layton Ward to ascertain information prior to making any decisions with regard to parking restrictions within the area.

 

Councillors Cox and Humphreys of Squires Gate Ward have requested £500 as funding to N-Vision for the purchase of 310 pin badges to present to Volunteers working across the charity within Squires Gate Ward.

 

Councillors I Coleman and Smith of Talbot Ward have requested:

(i)£5,000 as funding to the Highways Department towards altering the existing Raikes Parade residents’ permit parking scheme into a Permit Parking Zone with limited waiting/loading within.

(ii)£916 as funding to the Highways Department to support a residents’ survey within Talbot Ward to ascertain information prior to making any decisions with regard to parking restrictions within the area.

 

Decision:

To authorise the requests, as submitted.

 

Publication date: 31/01/2019

Date of decision: 31/01/2019

Effective from: 06/02/2019

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