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Decision details

WARD COUNCILLOR FUNDING

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Tourism, Arts and Culture

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The Council's delegated budgets scheme allocates budgets of £7,500 to each Ward Councillor covered for the financial year 2022/2023. The funding for this scheme can be spent on supplementing funding public services, for the benefit of the local community.

 

Councillor Cain of Bloomfield Ward has requested £395 as a ward councillor funding donation to Red Rose Recovery Lancashire towards the hire of transport for “Gwen’s Woman’s Group” to facilitate a trip out for a party of Bloomfield residents to socialise and participate in order to promote mental wellbeing for isolated residents.

 

Councillor Hobson of Bloomfield Ward has requested £150 as a ward councillor funding donation to Clare Street Resident’s Group towards food, bunting and sundry items for a Jubilee Street Party Event.  This is a retrospective application due to late receipt over the bank holiday period of the application.

 

Councillor Blackburn of Brunswick Ward has requested £723.85 as a ward councillor funding donation to Devonshire Primary School towards the purchase and installation of a defibrillator.

 

Councillor Burdess of Clifton Ward has requested £1,000 as a ward councillor funding donation to Skool of Street Group towards a support for a Family Fun Day at the end of June.

 

Councillor Hutton of Clifton Ward has requested £1,000 as a ward councillor funding donation to Skool of Street Group towards a support for a Family Fun Day at the end of June.

 

 

Decision:

The Leader of the Council agreed the recommendation as outlined above namely;

 

To authorise the requests, as submitted.

 

Publication date: 17/06/2022

Date of decision: 17/06/2022

Effective from: 23/06/2022

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