MERSEY HEARTLANDS NEW GROWTH POINT - RESOURCE ALLOCATION
Decision Maker: Cabinet,
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Further to minute 39 (25/6/09) the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Corporate Services reported that a delegated response to the Government’s consultation on the reduction of New Growth Point capital funding for 2010/11 the was sent by the Cabinet Member and the Growth Point partners on 13th November 2009. The Government had subsequently confirmed the consultation figure and authority was therefore being sought for officers to re-prioritise New Growth Point fund project allocations accordingly and report to a future Cabinet.
Liverpool City Council the lead authority for New Growth Point funding, had reported the final funding allocations to its Executive, thus allowing the release of funding to Wirral as the partner authority. The City Council had also increased its representation on the Growth Point Executive Group and Wirral was invited to appoint an additional representation on this group which managed the Fund on behalf of the partners.
(1) in the light of reduced Growth Point funding for 2010/11, the Director of Corporate Services (or any officer authorised by the Director) re-prioritise Growth Point projects, and the re-prioritised projects be reported as soon as practicably possible to the Growth Point Executive Group and Cabinet for approval: and
(2) an additional Wirral Member be nominated to represent Wirral Council on the joint Liverpool City Council:Wirral Council Growth Point Executive Group.
Report author: Jim Wilkie
Publication date: 09/02/2010
Date of decision: 04/02/2010
Decided at meeting: 04/02/2010 - Cabinet
Effective from: 17/02/2010