Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To provide an overview of the UK Community
Renewal Fund and the role of Staffordshire County Council as the
Lead Authority. To identify the list of recommended priority
projects, finances and risks.
Philip White, Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Economy and Skills
Reasons for the Decision – To consider proposals for the County Council to take on the additional role of Accountable Body for the UK Community Renewal Fund (UKCRF).
Decision – (a) That it be agreed that Staffordshire County Council (the “Council”) continues its role as Lead Authority for the UK Community Renewal Fund (UKCRF) and moves to the additional role of Accountable Body for the UKCRF;
(b) That it be agreed that the Director of Economy, Infrastructure & Skills be given delegated authority to:
(i) authorise the Council to enter into an agreement (Accountable Body Agreement) with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) formalising the Council’s role as Lead Authority and Accountable Body for the UKCRF.
(ii) authorise the Council to enter into an individual grant funding agreement (Grant Agreement) with each of the successful providers
(if applicable) authorise any formal variations or extensions required to the Accountable Body Agreement or to the individual Grant Agreements based on performance or changes in UKCRF Guidance.
Report author: David Poole
Publication date: 22/07/2021
Date of decision: 21/07/2021
Decided at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 28/07/2021