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Decisions published

01/05/2024 - Proposed Utilisation of Household Support Fund 5 Grant Allocation ref: 5173    Recommendations Approved

To allocate grant funding of £2,419,369.23 from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) to Oldham Council to deliver the Household Support Fund over the period 1 April to 30 September 2024.

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Building a Better Oldham

Decision published: 09/05/2024

Effective from: 16/05/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Option 2 reflects a balanced scheme that considers the broadest reach in balancing support across the breadth of low-income households as close to the first point of contact as possible whilst fulfilling the grant funding criteria within the limited time allocation.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Fran Lautman


01/05/2024 - Oldham Green New Deal Delivery Partnership - grant acceptance and appointment of consultants ref: 5171    Recommendations Approved

To accept £1.3m grant funding from the DESNZ Local Net Zero Accelerator programme via GMCA;
To accept £30K grant funding from the Innovate UK Net Zero Living Pathfinder Places programme;
To appoint Ernst & Young to the role of Independent Assurance Provider to support the 15-year delivery programme, at a cost of circa £725K, £400K of which will be covered by the DESNZ grant funding and the remainder will be covered by contributions from the main Oldham Green New Deal Delivery Partner over the 15-year lifetime of the programme.
To appoint Womble Bond Dickinson as the Council’s Legal advisors for both the Oldham Green New Deal Delivery Partnership (at a cost of £100K, to be funded from the DESNZ grant) and the Oldham Low Carbon Heat Network Commercialisation work (at a cost of £150K, to be funded from the Green Heat Network Fund grant)
To appoint Carbon Co-op and First Choice Homes Oldham to deliver specific aspects of the Oldham Green New Deal Delivery Partnership project, to be funded from the DESNZ grant.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Value for Money & Sustainability and Deputy Leader

Decision published: 03/05/2024

Effective from: 14/05/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Option 2 (preferred option) – accept the grant funding and appoint consultants. Under this option the work to establish a Green New Deal Delivery Partnership will progress.

Lead officer: Andrew Hunt


24/04/2024 - Grant Acceptance, Environment Agency Grant in Aid – Golburn Cough, Greenfield ref: 5170    Recommendations Approved

Oldham Council has secured funding from the following source:

• Environment Agency – Grant in Aid

The purpose of this report is to confirm the value of the grant currently available to Oldham - £110,000 and to notify the Portfolio Holder of the intention to bring this additional resource into the transport capital programme to commence delivery of the scheme.

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive -

Decision published: 03/05/2024

Effective from: 24/04/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Option 1: accept the grant offer and deliver the
above scheme in an appropriate timescale

Lead officer: Jason Denniston