Cabinet Decisions

Cabinet Decisions

08/06/2021 - Ramsgate Future initiative and Levelling Up Fund ref: 5059    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Thanet has the opportunity to bid into the Government’s Levelling Up Fund as it is a Priority One area and will complement other opportunities that are available to Thanet, including the Future High Street Fund,  Margate Town Deal and Heritage Action Zones. This funding opportunity will support the delivery of regeneration projects in Ramsgate, which will undoubtedly support the whole district's economic recovery and levelling up of its communities.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/06/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 10/06/2021

Effective from: 18/06/2021

Decision:

 

Cabinet agreed the following:

 

1.  To approve submission of a Levelling Up Bid to the 18 June 2021 deadline;

 

2.  To delegate authority to Chief Executive and the Leader of Council for final sign-off of the Levelling up Bid;

 

3.  That the Council will not make a financial contribution in any form within the 10% financial contribution encouraged in the prospectus.


08/06/2021 - Cost and Financing of Disciplinary and Grievances Matters ref: 5058    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Retrospective Cabinet approval is required for legal costs of approximately £247,000 incurred to date associated with on-going disciplinary and grievance proceedings. Cabinet members are also asked to approve resources to facilitate the current plan for these proceedings, as future costs are estimated in the region of £450,000 to £486,000.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 08/06/2021 - Cabinet

Decision published: 09/06/2021

Effective from: 17/06/2021

Decision:

Cabinet agreed the following:

 

1.  To approve the expenditure relating to these matters, in accordance with Rule 4 of the Budget and Policy Framework Procedure Rules;

 

2.  That a one-off 2020-21 supplementary General Fund revenue budget of £247,000 be retrospectively approved for external legal costs already incurred in relation to on-going disciplinary and grievance proceedings, to be funded from earmarked reserves; and

 

3.  That a one-off 2020-21 supplementary General Fund revenue budget of £486,000 be approved to create a financial provision for future anticipated external legal costs in relation to on-going disciplinary and grievance proceedings, to be funded from earmarked reserves.