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The Better Play Grant - Funding Allocation

Meeting: 01/02/2011 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Children and Young People's Services (Item 39)

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This report seeks approval for:

  • The purchase of play services through service level agreement for the funding period 2011-2014
  • The reallocation of some funding for the current funding period

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:(i)         That, subject to the outcome of Budget Council, the

                                    following allocations of funding be made:

                       

·        Bell Farm Adventure Playground to be allocated £20k on a one-year agreement in the first instance.

 

·        Officers to be delegated the authority to extend to a further two-year agreement, at no more than £20k per annum, following a full organisation review by CVS which ensures that the organisation continues to develop and provide evidence of robust governance arrangements.

 

·        A reallocation of £15k to be made to the Bell Farm Adventure Playground Playbuilder scheme (capital funding) to contribute to the redevelopment of the site.

 

·        SNAPPY to be allocated £35k per annum for a three-year period.

 

·        Playspace to be allocated £24k per annum for a three-year period, which would look to support two Chill Out Zones.

 

·        Space 109 to be allocated £6k per annum for a three-year period.

 

·        The Council for Voluntary Service to be allocated £12k per annum for a three-year period to work with targeted play organisations.

 

(ii)            That, should funding remain once the allocations have been

made, further funding be allocated to the Playspace Chill Out Zones".

 

REASON:            To continue funding quality play provision across the city in line

                        with the Taking Play Forward policy priorities.

Minutes:

The Executive Member received a report that sought approval for the purchase of play services through service level agreements for the funding period 2011-2014 and the reallocation of some funding in the current funding period.

 

Officers gave details of the projects that were recommended for approval, as outlined in the written report.

 

RESOLVED:(i)         That, subject to the outcome of Budget Council, the

                                    following allocations of funding be made:

                       

·        Bell Farm Adventure Playground to be allocated £20k on a one-year agreement in the first instance.

 

·        Officers to be delegated the authority to extend to a further two-year agreement, at no more than £20k per annum, following a full organisation review by CVS which ensures that the organisation continues to develop and provide evidence of robust governance arrangements.

 

·        A reallocation of £15k to be made to the Bell Farm Adventure Playground Playbuilder scheme (capital funding) to contribute to the redevelopment of the site.

 

·        SNAPPY to be allocated £35k per annum for a three-year period.

 

·        Playspace to be allocated £24k per annum for a three-year period, which would look to support two Chill Out Zones.

 

·        Space 109 to be allocated £6k per annum for a three-year period.

 

·        The Council for Voluntary Service to be allocated £12k per annum for a three-year period to work with targeted play organisations.

 

(ii)            That, should funding remain once the allocations have been

             made, further funding be allocated to the Playspace Chill

Out Zones.

 

REASON:            To continue funding quality play provision across the city in line

                        with the Taking Play Forward policy priorities.


 

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