The Director of Resources:
a) Approved Leeds City Council entering into a grant agreement with Tees Valley Combined Authority to draw down and spend the £5,346,100 Green Homes Grant Local Authority Delivery funding on energy efficiency improvements to housing in the Leeds area.
b) Authorised total expenditure of £7,875,350 split between:
a. Energy efficiency improvements to 414 private sector homes (£2,741,250) within our Energy Efficiency Programme in the general fund
b. Energy efficiency improvements to homes to 300 homes in the social rented sector (£3,758,500)
c. Energy efficiency improvements to 66 homes in the private rented sector (£600,750)
d. Administrative and staffing marketing costs within the Sustainable Energy and Air Quality Team budget (£742,600).
e. Future bid development measures (£32,250)
c) Approved placing an order with Engie through the existing Better Homes Yorkshire framework for the private sector works and for Housing Leeds to carry out a procurement exercise to appoint contractors for works to LCC homes.
d) Waived the call-in period for this decision.