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28/04/2022 - Cultural Development Fund Round 2 - Stockport Creative Campus ref: 5614    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 10/05/2022

Effective from: 28/04/2022

Decision:

The Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive (in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration and the Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance) have considered a report detailing a proposal to enter into a grant funding agreement with Arts Council England to progress with the development and delivery of Stockport’s Creative Campus.

The Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive (in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economy and Regeneration and the Cabinet Member for Resources, Commissioning & Governance) have then:-

(1) Noted the report and the requirements of the Cultural Development Fund grant offer.

(2) Given approval:-

(a) to enter into the Grant Funding Agreement, and its associated terms, with Arts Council England, acting on behalf of DCMS in its role as accountable body for the Cultural Development Fund.

(b) to receive and administer the Cultural Development Fund on behalf of all delivery partners.

(c) to agree to source Council resources as necessary, where not already committed through other projects, this equates to existing staff resource up to £52,716 over the three-year project period.

(3) Authorised the Director of Development and Regeneration to:-

(a) agree the terms of partnership agreements, and any other necessary contractual arrangements; to authorise the distribution of the CDF grant to partner organisations and grant recipients; and to agree all other documentation to fulfil the requirements of the Grant Funding Agreement and deliver the Creative Campus project.

(b) take all other necessary steps to deliver the Creative Campus project.

(3) Authorised the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance) to do all things necessary or incidental to the implementation of the above-mentioned resolutions.

(NOTE: The report contains 'not for publication' appendices that have been circulated to the decision-makers only).

Lead officer: Robert Goulsbra