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Decision details

WARD FUNDING

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

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 Galley and T Williams of Anchorsholme Ward have requested:

(i)£840 as funding to the Environmental Services Department to paint the bus stop poles at East Pines Park in support of a community project.

(ii)£299.70 as funding to the Friends of East Pines Park for the purchase of paint to brighten up the Park railings and bus stop poles in the Park.

(iii)£3,195 as funding to the Advertising Sales Department for the purchase and installation of a replacement bus shelter on Anchorsholme Lane.

(iv)£2,115.94 as funding to the Friends of Anchorsholme Park for the purchase and planting of various trees and shrubs in Anchorsholme Park and the Living Memorial Gardens.

 

Councillors Clapham and Wilshaw of Bispham Ward have requested £4,850 as funding to the Parks Department for the purchase and installation of an Accessible Basket Swing at the play area at Bispham Cliffs.

 

Councillors Blackburn and G Coleman of Brunswick Ward have requested:

(i)£6,000 as funding to Blackpool Boys and Girls Club towards the upgrading of the Club furnishings and building, and to help support payment for a youth worker.

(ii)£1,200 as funding to Blackpool Music Services which will enable a class of 30 children to experience Wider Opportunity instrumental lessons for a whole year in Brunswick Ward.

 

Councillors R Scott and Wing of Greenlands Ward have requested £884 as funding to Lowmoor Community Centre towards maintenance and upkeep of the garden areas of the Community Centre.

 

Councillors Brookes and Critchley of Hawes Side Ward have requested:

(i)£6,500 as funding to the Street Cleansing Department for the employment of a Neighbourhood Environmental Action Team (NEAT) Officer from April 2021 to March 2022 to cover Hawes Side, Highfield, Victoria and Waterloo Wards.

(ii)£1,500 as funding the Blackpool Music Services to enable a class of 30 children to experience Wider Opportunity instrumental lessons for a whole year and also enable the purchase a musical instrument to lend to a child free of charge in Hawes Side Ward.

 

Councillor Hunter of Highfield Ward has requested £6,500 as funding to the Street Cleansing Department for the employment of a Neighbourhood Environmental Action Team (NEAT) Officer from April 2021 to March 2022 to cover Hawes Side, Highfield, Victoria and Waterloo Wards.

 

Councillors Cross and Farrell of Ingthorpe Ward have requested £300 as funding to Blackpool Music Services to enable the purchase of a musical instrument to lend to a child free of charge in Ingthorpe Ward.

 

Councillors D Coleman and Stansfield of Marton Ward have requested £3,000 as funding to Blackpool Boccia Club to cover costs for the rental of the Sport Centre and to purchase new equipment for the Club.

 

Councillor Mrs Callow of Norbreck Ward has requested £1,200 as funding to Blackpool Music Services to enable a class of 30 children to experience Wider Opportunity instrumental lessons for a whole year in Norbreck Ward.

 

Councillors Jackson and Owen of Victoria Ward have requested:

(i)£6,500 as funding to the Street Cleansing Department for the employment of a Neighbourhood Environmental Action Team (NEAT) Officer from April 2021 to March 2022 to cover Hawes Side, Highfield, Victoria and Waterloo Wards.

(ii)£1,000 as funding Waterloo Primary Academy for the purchase of additional laptops for pupils to access remote working.

(iii)£1,000 as funding to Revoe Learning Academy for the purchase of Family Fun Day Kits and resources for pupils.

(iv)£1,000 as funding to St Cuthbert’s Catholic Academy towards the improvement of the outside space and resources for the Early Years Learning.

 

Councillors O’Hara and Robertson BEM of Waterloo Ward £6,500 as funding to the Street Cleansing Department for the employment of a Neighbourhood Environmental Action Team (NEAT) Officer from April 2021 to March 2022 to cover Hawes Side, Highfield, Victoria and Waterloo Wards.

 

 

 

 

Decision:

To authorise the requests, as submitted.

 

Publication date: 23/03/2021

Date of decision: 26/03/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

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