To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure advising Members of the recent award of funding from Historic England under its High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) programme, and to obtain Members’ approval to accept the funding, to contribute funding, and to make appropriate delegations of authority to issue grants and other payments.
(1) accept funding from Historic England under its High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) programme should the Council’s application be accepted
(2) become the designated Accountable body in the management and administration of the HSHAZ programme,
(3) note the existing budgets to be used as match funding, and,
(4) delegate authority to the Head of Place in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure, and the Council Solicitor to issue grants and payments from the HSHAZ programme and take all necessary steps including the entering into of legal agreements to enable delivery of the programme.