Decision details

Design and Cost Report for Closed Churchyards

Reference: D50188

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve authority to spend £1.2m over the next three years in relation to the Council’s obligations for the maintenance of closed churchyards.

Decision:

The Director of Communities and Environment gave authority to spend £1.2m over the next three years from the capital programme, for the purposes of keeping the Council’s closed church yards in decent order.

 

The Director of Communities and Environment also requested that Legal Services takes the lead to encourage a cross council discussion as a joint lobby through the LGA to raise the budgetary implications that fall onto an Authority in keeping a closed church yard in decent order.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Briefings

Consultees

Executive Member for Environment and Active Lifestyles

Contact: Joanne Clough, Trading and Operational Support Manager 0113 378 6002 Email: joanne.clough@leeds.gov.uk.

Publication date: 07/10/2019

Date of decision: 15/10/2019

Effective from: 23/10/2019

Current call-in Count: 0

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