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Lockdown and Tier 3 – Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG)

Purpose of report: To consider the allocation of Additional Restrictions Grant funding from Government

The Executive Member will be asked to consider the proposals for utilising £4,212,360 of discretionary Additional Resources Grant for the current lockdown, any future lockdowns, and any period in which York enters Tier 3.

It has not been possible to give 28 clear days’ notice this decision, as the council needs to make a decision urgently to quickly implement the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) scheme in order to ensure funding is delivered as soon as possible to those businesses in York that need it.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/11/2020

Decision due: 12/11/20 by Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Reason: It has not been possible to give 28 clear days’ notice of the intention to make this decision, please open this item for further information.

Lead member: Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Simon Brereton, Head of Economic Growth Email: simon.brereton@york.gov.uk Tel No. 01904552814.

Consultation process

Consultation process: The proposals have been discussed with the key business networks in the city.

Making Representations: Federation of Small Business, York Chamber of Commerce, Institute of Directors, York Business Improvement District, University of York, York Food Festival, Make it York.


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