Councillors raised a number of queries and the
External Development & Events Manager responded and provided
points of clarification where necessary.
The officer and Strategic Grants Panel were
thanked by the committee for their work on this.
Councillors were informed there were three
options available to them:
Option 1 – To accept the nominations of
the Strategic Grants Panel (recommended).
Option 2 – To not accept the
recommendations of the Strategic Grants Panel
Option 3 – To amend the recommendations
of the Strategic Grants Panel.
Option 1 was proposed, seconded and when put
to a vote unanimously agreed.
RESOLVED – That Option 1 – to
accept the recommendations for the Strategic Grants Panel that the
key priorities for the Strategic Grants 2020 are:
Alleviating deprivation across district residents
Contributing to the good health and wellbeing for all district
Increasing opportunities for young people within the district
and that the supporting principles for the
Strategic Grants 2020 are:
User led service design and effective engagement that promotes
involvement at a grass roots level.
Prevention based activities that address negative issues before
they escalate in scale and scope.
Developing the core life skills of all residents within the
Financially sustainable projects and services.
Sharing learning with other local organisations.
Encouraging community engagement and social cohesion (across the
Delivering environmentally sustainable projects where
Record of voting
For the proposal (10) Baker, Butcher, Clark,
Carnac, Cornell, Dawkins, Flack, Maslin, Sole, I Stockley.
Reason for the decision: The decision provides
the grants programme with an appropriate level of
focus. The supporting principles to the
grants programme assist in ensuring the quality and effectiveness
of the projects and services funded through the programme.