Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To consider and approve the proposed process and criteria for providing grants to local businesses for the purpose of improving their carbon footprint.
(1) Cabinet considered and approved the proposed process and criteria for providing grants to local businesses for the purpose of improving their carbon footprint.
(2) Cabinet agreed that the maximum grant to be paid to each eligible business will be up to £5,000 of agreed energy saving works and that all works to be undertaken by an eligible business must be recommended in the Council’s energy audit report, relevant to the particular business and which is provided to the business concerned.
(3) That delegated authority be given to the Head of Planning in conjunction with the Executive Member, Governance, Public Health and Climate Change to amend the carbon emission reduction criteria should this be required once more detailed information becomes available through the energy audit on local business premises.
Report author: Lisa Devayya
Publication date: 08/01/2021
Date of decision: 05/01/2021
Decided at meeting: 05/01/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 15/01/2021