Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek approval from the Director of Resources and Housing on the reallocation of unspent Clean Air Funding (£5.57m), specifically, to note the extension of existing grant packages and the creation of a new financial support scheme (free licensing) for the Taxi and Private Hire sector. This approval is sought to ensure compliance with the Council’s constitution with regard to repurposing these Government allocated funds.
The Director of Resources and Housing:
· Noted that £0.627m is retained for miscellaneous administration costs (ongoing communications, operational management and associated costs of discharging funds and managing risk).
· Noted that any unspent funding from the £5.57m is to be returned to Central Government.
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Contact: Claire Dalton Nobbs 0113 535 0005 Email: Claire.Nobbs@leeds.gov.uk.
Publication date: 05/02/2021
Date of decision: 15/02/2021
Effective from: 23/02/2021