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09/05/2022 - Household Support Grant Funding Allocation ref: 4437    Recommendations Approved

The purpose of the report is to request approval from the Chief Executive to allocate the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) £2,419,369.23 Household Support Grant funding for Oldham over the period 1 April 2022 to 30 September 2022. The report sets out the proposed allocation of funding across several initiatives including food support for children and young people over the school holiday periods and help with the cost of fuel and essential items for pensioners and vulnerable households.
It is important that the Council does not delay in mobilising financial support to vulnerable residents

Decision Maker: Chief Executive/Accountable Officer NHS Oldham CCG

Decision published: 17/05/2022

Effective from: 25/05/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That the Household Support Grant funding is spent in full with regard to option one (see below). Any decision to increase the fund with Council resources to augment the offer during the period April to September 2022 will be deferred until there is greater clarity on future Government funding intentions.

Lead officer: Caroline Lee


05/05/2022 - Grant Acceptance: Environment Agency Grant in Aid – Golburn Clough, Greenfield ref: 4434    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 of £269,941 (a £180,668 contingency is also available if required funded by Grant in Aid and Local Levy Fund) 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: Executive Director for Place & Economic Growth - Emma Barton

Decision published: 17/05/2022

Effective from: 25/05/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Accept the grant offer and deliver the above scheme in an appropriate timescale.

Lead officer: Eleanor Sykes


04/05/2022 - Proposal to allocate Section 106 resources from DB414 - Land at former Counthill School, Counthill Road, Oldham (PA/341339) to fund the implementation of a traffic calming scheme and associated improvements to the highway on Counthill Road including ref: 4433    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the allocation of resources secured through Section 106 planning obligations to fund the implementation of a traffic calming scheme and associated improvements (including the removal of the zebra crossing and speed cushions adjoining the site) to the highway on Counthill Road, Oldham including the junction at Ripponden Road

Decision Maker: Executive Director for Place & Economic Growth - Emma Barton

Decision published: 17/05/2022

Effective from: 25/05/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
To approve the allocation of £86,945.07 Section 106 resources from DB 414 – Land at former Counthill School, Counthill Road, Oldham (PA/341339) for the purposes of the implementation of a traffic calming scheme and associated improvements (including the removal of the zebra crossing and speed cushions adjoining the site) to the highway on Counthill Road, Oldham including the junction at Ripponden Road.

Lead officer: Eleanor Sykes


16/05/2022 - Additional agency workers in targeted early help district teams ref: 4438    Recommendations Approved

The report seeks approval to recruit five agency Family Workers to increase capacity in the targeted early help district teams on temporary contracts to 31 December 2022.

Decision Maker: Managing Director, Children and Young People - Gerard Jones

Decision published: 16/05/2022

Effective from: 23/05/2022

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: five agency Family Workers be recruited in the targeted early help district teams to 31 December 2022

Lead officer: Bruce Penhale