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Issue details

Review of Criteria for Additional Restrictions Grant

Purpose of the Report: To review the criteria set for ARG grants, as agreed at the Executive Member’s 12th November 2020 decision session.

What will the reports ask the Executive Member to do: Consider some changes to the criteria in the light of feedback received from applicants and from business membership organisations, and to review the scope and scale of grants provided for the current lockdown period.

This is an urgent decision to ensure the council can respond quickly to implementing 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 following the recent government advice.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/01/2021

Decision due: 18/01/21 by Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Reason: It has not been possible to give 28 clear days’ notice of the intention to make theisd ecision. Please open this item for further details

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 Tel No. 01904 552814 Email: simon.brereton@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Comments and experiences have been invited through the Council website, through media releases, and through our business intelligence network.


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