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Decision details

WARD FUNDING

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 2020/2021. The funding for this scheme can be spent on supplementing funding public services, for the benefit of the local community.

 

Councillors Cain and Hobson of Bloomfield Ward have requested £6,583.04 as funding to the Property Services Department for the purchase and installation of fencing and a gate to create a community garden area on Bloomfield Road.

 

Councillors Blackburn and G Coleman of Brunswick Ward have requested £2,000 as funding to St Thomas’ Church Youth Club for repairs to the existing snooker table and for the provision of a Boxing Coach.

 

Councillors Burdess and Hutton of Clifton Ward have requested £1,000 as funding to Blackpool Music Services to enable a class of 30 children to experience Wider Opportunity instrumental lessons for a whole year in Clifton Ward.

 

Councillors Brookes and Critchley of Hawes Side Ward have requested £1,415.70 as funding to the Parks Department for the purchase and planting of a Sustainable Christmas Tree at Oxford Square together with Tyldesley Ward.

 

Councillor Hunter of Highfield Ward has requested £13,640 as funding to the Highways Department for the purchase and installation of 2 x Bus Shelters on Highfield Road.

 

Councillors Campbell and Kirkland of Park Ward have requested:

(i)£1,000 as funding to Blackpool Music Services to enable a class of 30 children to experience Wider Opportunity instrumental lessons for a whole year in Park Ward.

(ii)£1,327.20 as funding to the Parks Department for the repair to the roof of Grange Park Bowling Club.

 

Councillors Cox and Walsh of Squires Gate Ward have requested £18,796.95 as funding to the Highways Department for the installation of a Pedestrian Refuge Island on Clifton Drive.

 

Councillors Collett and Matthews of Tyldesley Ward have requested £1,415.70 as funding to the Parks Department for the purchase and planting of a Sustainable Christmas Tree at Oxford Square together with Hawes Side Ward.

 

Councillors Jackson and Owen of Victoria Ward have requested £1,000 as funding to South Shore Academy towards the purchase of school uniforms for deprived families attending the school.

 

Decision:

To authorise the requests, as submitted.

Publication date: 23/03/2021

Date of decision: 26/03/2021

Effective from: 24/03/2021

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