Decision details

Changes to the Ward Budget Programme 2022 - 2026

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Public Protection

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


For the Cabinet Member to approve recommended changes to the Ward Budget Programme 2022 – 2026.



2.1      The Cabinet Member approved the following changes with an implementation date as soon as possible.

a)    Updated guidance for the overall programme.

b)    Change in delegation for sign off of release of funds over £10,000; from Cabinet Member to the Head of Governance and Councillor Liaison Team.

c)     Applicants to the Programme will be able to ask for a pre-award of funding, of up to 50% of the total project costs.

d)    Applicants will be asked to promote their funding award on their social media accounts as part of the funding agreement.



3.       Reasons for Decision 


3.1     The Programme is expected to continue to address local ward priorities. The minor changes to the process will ensure that applicants are better accommodated by the Programme, the process is more efficient, and it is better promoted.


Publication date: 27/07/2022

Date of decision: 27/07/2022

Effective from: 04/08/2022

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