Decision Maker: Leader of the Council: Property & Development
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
The Government has provided funding to local authorities to support businesses in Tier 2 and Tier 3 (also known as Covid High or Very High areas) which did not have to legally close, but which have been severely impacted by the local restrictions. The Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open) (LRSG (Open)) is one of these grant programmes. The guidance is intended to support Ipswich-based businesses applying to Ipswich Borough Council for a grant from the LRSG (Open) Fund.
The proposed Ipswich Borough Council Policy for the Covid-19 'Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open)' for the administration of this grant scheme is set out in Appendix 1.
To adopt the attached Policy set out in Appendix 1 and authorise the Chief Executive to determine any applications submitted in accordance with the Policy.
Reason: To enable the Council to effectively administer the new grant.
Note: This decision is exempt from call-in to enable the Policy to be implemented and grants to be issued early in 2021.
Urgent item?: Yes
Publication date: 22/12/2020
Date of decision: 22/12/2020