Agenda and decisions

Grants and Concessions Panel
Wednesday 20 March 2019 9.30 am

Venue: Training Room 2, East Pallant House. View directions

Contact: Sharon Hurr on 01243 534614  Email:  shurr@chichester.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Any apologies for absence that have been received will be noted at this point.

2.

Approval of the Minutes pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Grants and Concessions Panel meeting held on 30 January 2019.

3.

Matters Arising from the Minutes

Any matters arising as a result of the previous minutes.

4.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers are reminded to make any declarations of disclosable pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests they may have in respect of matters on the agenda for this meeting.

5.

Hardship Relief Application

For decision.

Decision:

 

RESOLVED BY THE CABINET MEMBER FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES IN CONSULTATION WITH THE GRANTS AND CONCESSIONS PANEL:

 

That the request for hardship relief for the organisation commonly known as Indigo as set out in the report be refused.

 

Alternative options considered and rejected:

 

That the request for hardship relief for the organisation commonly known as Indigo as set out in the report be approved.

6.

Grant Applications Financial Summary

To note the financial information, fast track grants approved since the last meeting.

 

7.

Grant Application - Improving Living Places and Spaces 1

For decision.

Decision:

RESOLVED BY THE CABINET MEMBER FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES IN CONSULTATION WITH THE GRANTS AND CONCESSIONS PANEL:

 

Applicant: Duncton Hall and Recreation Ground

Declarations of Interest: None

Purpose: Replacement of French doors and casement window.

Sum Requested: £4,000

Sum Approved: £4,000

Reasons: Improving valuable community asset and ensuring it is comfortable for use by all residents

Grant Conditions: Subject to a Funding Agreement

 

8.

Grant Application - Improving Living Places and Spaces 2

For decision.

Decision:

RESOLVED BY THE CABINET MEMBER FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES IN CONSULTATION WITH THE GRANTS AND CONCESSIONS PANEL:

Applicant: The Empire Hall, Graffham

Declarations of Interest: None

Purpose: Installation of soundproof and insulating curtain to balcony area, minor electric works and a building survey.

Sum Requested: £2,515.75

Sum Approved: £2,500

Reasons: Improvement of a valuable community centre.  

Grant Conditions: Subject to a Funding Agreement

 

9.

Grant Application - Improving Living Places and Spaces 3

For decision.

Decision:

RESOLVED BY THE CABINET MEMBER FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES IN CONSULTATION WITH THE GRANTS AND CONCESSIONS PANEL:

Applicant: Loxwood Football Club

Declarations of Interest: None

Purpose: To provide toilets facilities inside the ground.

Sum Requested: £2,000

Sum Approved: £2,000

Reasons: Providing appropriate facilities for a comfortable and enjoyable match experience for all visitors and volunteers.

Grant Conditions: Subject to a Funding Agreement

 

10.

Grant Application - Improving Living Places and Spaces 4

For decision.

Decision:

Applicant: Revelation Community (operating as Revelation Family Church)

Declarations of Interest: Mrs Dignum declared a personal prejudicial interest in this project.

Purpose: To create a new community hub, with a selection of rooms, and an auditorium available for hire by all community groups.  

Sum Requested: £15,000

Sum Approved: £15,000

Reasons: Creation of a valuable new community facility.

Grant Conditions: Subject to a Funding Agreement

 

11.

Grant Application - Improving Living Places and Spaces 5

For decision.

Decision:

Applicant: A2 Dominion Housing Group

Declarations of Interest: None

Purpose: To replace a disused play area with new equipment for children, outdoor gym equipment, picnic area and sensory garden.

Sum Requested: £15,000

Sum Approved: £15,000

Reasons: To provide a community space for all residents to enjoy in an area with limited facilities.

Grant Conditions: Subject to a Funding Agreement

 

12.

Grant Application - Targeted Projects 1

For decision.

Decision:

Applicant: Petworth Youth Association

Declarations of Interest: Mrs Lintill declared a personal prejudicial interest and withdrew from the meeting.

Purpose: To provide an IT study space for young people to enable completion of homework and study.

Sum Requested: £3,400

Sum Approved: £3,400

Reasons: Providing a valuable facility to enable young people to achieve their academic potential.

Grant Conditions: Subject to a Funding Agreement.

 

13.

Grant Application - Targeted Projects 2

For decision.

Decision:

Applicant: Selsey Community Forum – Selsey Community Watch

Declarations of Interest: None

Purpose: Funding to support delivery of Selsey Community Watch  activities for people who are isolated within the community.

Sum Requested: £4,980

Sum Approved: £5,000

Reasons: To support a community group and volunteers to combat isolation for vulnerable people.

Grant Conditions: Subject to a Funding Agreement

 

14.

Next Meeting

To note the date of the next meeting as Wednesday 3 July 2019 at 9.30am.