Issue details

Household Support Fund

With the approval of the Chairman of the Communities Scrutiny Committee, the urgency procedure, special urgency procedure, and waiver of call-in procedure have been invoked to suspend the requirement to publish notice of the decision for 28 days, to suspend the requirement to publish the decision for five days, and to suspend the three day call-in period.

 

The Cabinet Member agreed the following:

 

1.    The design and delivery model for the Peterborough Household Support Fund, funded by the unallocated balance of the grant received from Government, namely £1,133,516 (from a total award of £1,824,636)

 

2.    To delegate to the Service Director for Communities and Partnerships, the allocation of up to 10% of the total award (£182,463) to support administrative costs for the Fund and the resource costs of trusted partner organisations. 

 

3.    To waive the procurement process relating to the Household Support Fund as outlined in section 3.9.

 

4.    To approve the procurement of services from Family Fund, Charis and AO as outlined in section 3.9.

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/11/2021

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Decision due: 25 Dec 2021 by Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Housing, Culture and Communities

Lead member: Councillor Steve Allen, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Housing, Culture and Communities steve.allen@peterborough.gov.uk

Lead director: Executive Director People and Communities Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Councils

Department: Place and Economy

Contact: Adrian Chapman, Service Director Community & Safety Cambridgeshire County Council & Peterborough City Council Email: adrian.chapman@peterborough.gov.uk Tel: 01733 863887.

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