Decision details

New Homes Bonus Review post consultation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the Grants Policy and New Homes Bonus allocation




(1)            That the outcome of the consultation be noted.


(2)            That the update to the policy which provides for a single communities allocation rather than notional town and parish allocations be approved.


(3)            That the use of Investment model criteria for grants above £50k be approved.


(4)            That a maximum grant of £250k per project be approved.


(5)            That it be noted that the Community Funding Panel would review the allocation process and amounts after each meeting and report back to Cabinet.

Reason Key: Significant Expenditure or Savings and effect on communities in two or more wards;

Corporate Priorities : District of Opportunity & Growth;

Reason No Public Access: No

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Contact: Kelly Watson, Assistant Director: Finance, Procurement and Property & Section 151 Officer Email: Tel: 0300 003 0206, Nicola Riley, Assistant Director: Wellbeing (CDC) Email: Tel: 01295 221724.

Report author: Adele Taylor

Publication date: 12/02/2019

Date of decision: 11/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 11/02/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/02/2019

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