Social & Commercial Opportunity
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Following an approach from Grove School to request assistance in securing a commercial premise from which their students can gain work experience, to improve skills and resilience, as they come towards the end of their student careers, a proposal had been prepared that requested the Council to make a capital investment to deliver the social aspirations and requires member approval.
After a full discussion, Cllr Poppy MOVED and Cllr Pearson SECONDED the recommendations in the report. A vote was taken and it was RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY.
Members are asked to:
R1. To approve to purchase of a vehicle within the Councils Capital Programme 2021/22, to pursue the Business case attached in Appendix A.
R2. To delegate authority to the Corporate Director of (Finance and Resources) and S151 officer and the Corporate Director (Law and Governance) and Monitoring Officer in consultation with the chair of PRED to enter into the legal agreements required.
Reasons for Recommendation
To create an opportunity within the borough that meets a social need as well as a commercial return.
Report author: Greg Campbell
Publication date: 07/10/2021
Date of decision: 30/09/2021
Decided at meeting: 30/09/2021 - Policy, Resources & Economic Development Committee