Issue - decisions
Coronavirus Update Including Support to Businesses
Resolved: (i) That the coronavirus update contained in paragraphs 5 to 12 of the report be noted.
(ii) That the Chief Operating Officer be recommended to:
a) approve the delegation for business support schemes set out in paragraph 21 for the Additional Restrictions Grant and Covid Additional Relief Fund; and
b) approve the distribution of the Hospitality & Leisure Grant in accordance with the Government’s prescribed scheme.
Reason: To provide urgent financial support to the city’s businesses to help them through the ongoing pandemic specifically in relation to the recent Omicron variant.
(iii) That it be noted that the Arts Council England are responsible for the distribution of the Cultural Recovery Fund on application.