The Cabinet received an update on the Getting Building Fund and a summary of Stockport’s successful projects. It also contained a request for authority to enter into contracts and agreements to draw down the funding and to progress the design on Stockport Exchange Phase 4 in advance of the Cabinet decision in February 2021.
The Cabinet then agreed:-
(1) That the contents of this report be noted.
(2) That delegated authority be given to the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive and the Corporate Director (Corporate & Support Services) and Deputy Chief Executive, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Economy & Regeneration and for Resources, Commissioning & Governance to:
(a) take all necessary steps to bring forward eligible projects for the Getting Building Fund and to report back as necessary and appropriate to the Cabinet;
(b) enter into contracts, procurement and funding agreements, as required, to support the delivery of Getting Building Fund supported projects;
(c) authorise £0.235M to further develop proposals for Stockport Exchange Phase 4; and
(d) to receive and administer from the grant provider Getting Building Fund monies, and enter into reciprocal agreements, as required, with the grant recipients.