Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Further to Minute No. 143, 7th February 2018, the Director of Communities and Environment submitted a report which provided details of an opportunity to prepare funding applications to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) under the Future Parks Accelerator initiative and Resilient Heritage grant fund respectively.
In response to an enquiry regarding the potential levels of match funding which could be utilised, it was highlighted that the detailed work with regard to match funding would be undertaken over the coming weeks prior to the bid being finalised.
Members discussed the role of the Parks and Greenspace Forum and the significant level of voluntary hours that the organisation provided throughout the city.
(a) That approval be given to submit a bid to the Future Parks Accelerator initiative of up to £1m to help develop a parks and green space strategy to 2030 based upon exemplar case studies delivered as part of the submission;
(b) That approval be given to submit a bid to the Resilient Heritage Fund of up to £250k to build capacity to develop a significant grant bid to restore heritage features at Temple Newsam Estate;
(c) That it be noted that the Chief Officer Parks and Countryside is responsible for the submission of the bids in line with required timescales in mid-January 2019.
Wards Affected: Temple Newsam;
Publication date: 03/01/2019
Date of decision: 19/12/2018
Decided at meeting: 19/12/2018 - Executive Board
Effective from: 08/01/2019