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Decision details

Investing in the Council's Community Centres

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, Executive Member for Economic Development and Community Engagement (Deputy Leader)

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To present proposals to assist communities in managing their community centres.

The report asks the Executive Member to agree the use of additional funding to support the Council's community centres.


This decision will now be taken by the Executive Member at a public decision session on Monday 14 September.


To allow time to go through the scrutiny process this item will be deferred to 16 November 2015.


This report will now be considered at an Executive Member decision session on 23 November.


NOTE: This report will not be considered by the Executive Member for Environment on 23 November. Further details on when the decision will be taken will follow shortly.


Due to the Executive Member for Environment having an interest in this item, the Leader has given the Deputy Leader authority to deal with this issue on this specific occasion.



Resolved:           That the Executive Member agreed:


i.     Option C to provide some direct grants whilst retaining some of the budget for the Council to contribute to the repair and maintenance liabilities. A sinking fund will be established to allow a planned approach to asset replacement.


ii.    Agreed to the commencement of a consultation programme to identify Clifton residents needs for future provision.


Reason:              To ensure community centres remain sustainable and provide local activity for residents.

Report author: Andrew Laslett

Publication date: 03/12/2015

Date of decision: 03/12/2015

Decided at meeting: 03/12/2015 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

Effective from: 08/12/2015

Accompanying Documents:


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