Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Following Government approval of the Tonbridge and Malling UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) Investment Plan, which set out a series of projects to help create a better borough for residents and businesses, details for a further round of the Green Business Grant Scheme 2023/24 were set out in the report.
It was reported that £66,000 of UKSPF funding had been allocated towards this Scheme in the Tonbridge and Malling Investment Plan. There was no requirement for the Borough Council to provide any match funding for this particular programme, although it was envisaged that around £25,000 of Business Rates Retention Pilot Reserve Funding would be used to contribute towards the Scheme in 2023/24.
(1) the report be noted;
(2) the UKSPF Green Business Grant Scheme, as set out in Appendix 1, be endorsed;
(3) the Capital Plan and Revenue Budget be updated accordingly; and
(4) delegated authority be granted to the Chief Executive in liaison with the Leader of the Borough Council to approve any necessary minor changes to the Scheme that might be required for the purposes of clarity.
Publication date: 09/03/2023
Date of decision: 07/03/2023
Decided at meeting: 07/03/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 17/03/2023