Decision details

Approval to commence procurement activities of key government funded programmes

Decision Maker: Cabinet

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

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Thanet District Council is the Accountable Body for the Margate Town Deal, Future High Street Fund and the Levelling Up Fund.  Cabinet is required to approve the commencement of all procurement exceeding £250,000, which will allow officers to be able to progress these during the course of the various programmes.


Cabinet agreed:


1.  To approve the commencement of procurement activities that exceed £250,000 for the Margate Town Deal, Ramsgate Levelling Up Fund and Future High Street Fund, funded from the DLUHC, as detailed at section 2.1;


2.  That the Director of Regeneration and Director of Law and Democracy are authorised to agree appropriate contracts for works and grant payments, based on approval from the Director of Finance.


Reasons for the decision:

To enable delivery of the already agreed externally funded projects.

Alternative options considered:

If these works are not undertaken there would be a requirement to return the funding, and the benefits associated with these funding programmes, including job creation, improved infrastructure, enhanced wellbeing would not be achieved.

Report author: Louise Askew

Publication date: 17/06/2022

Date of decision: 16/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 16/06/2022 - Cabinet

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