Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet –

a)      notes the progress of the bid for the Future High Streets Fund and the proposed submission of that bid on, or before, 31 July 2020;

b)      approves, ‘in principle’, the addition of an allocation in the Capital Programme in order to facilitate substantial capital investment in Town Centre Proposals, subject to the normal approval and business case processes in respect of the detail of the schemes being developed;

c)      approves, ‘in principle’, the acquisition of strategic property and the appropriation of currently owned property pursuant to the proposed schemes, subject to its specific approval of the terms and details in each case;

d)      instructs Officers, in partnership with officers of Essex County Council, to continue the development of proposals within the scope of the bid (as set out in the Portfolio Holder’s report) in anticipation of award of a significant grant. Such proposals to be subject to detailed business cases and a formal decision by Cabinet; and

e)      instructs Officers, in partnership with officers of Essex County Council, to develop further complimentary outline proposals, in line with the bid proposals, for ‘Back to Business’ initiatives, the further rejuvenation of Clacton Town Centre and the enhancement of its links to the Seafront and all parts of the District. Such proposals to be subject to further funding reports and a formal decision by Cabinet.

 

Report author: Gary Guiver, Andy White

Publication date: 24/07/2020

Date of decision: 24/07/2020

Decided at meeting: 24/07/2020 - Cabinet

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