Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek approval from Cabinet to act as
accountable body for a bid submitted by the Morecambe Bay
Partnership for funding from the Coastal Communities Fund to the
value of £1.62m. CC currently provides support to the
Morecambe Bay Partnership (MBP) as Accountable Body for 2 specific
funding streams (and associated projects): Coastal Communities Fund
(and the 700 Days programme) and heritage Lottery Fund (and the
Headlands to Headspace programme). The deadline for this bid is
The Corporate Director – Environment and Community Services presented a report to Cabinet which sought approval for the Council to act as Lead Organisation for a Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) bid in respect of the Morecambe Bay Coastal Communities Scheme to be delivered by Morecambe Bay Partnership (MBP) Officers. The Council was already acting in the same capacity for an earlier CCF Scheme awarded in February 2013.
The bid was a competitive process with the application being for £1.62 million over 2 years to help reinvigorate the visitor economy and support economic growth around the Bay.
RESOLVED,that the Council be the Lead Organisation and submit the Stage 2 application to Coastal Communities Fund.
Report author: Martin Allman
Publication date: 28/10/2014
Date of decision: 23/10/2014
Decided at meeting: 23/10/2014 - Cabinet
Effective from: 05/11/2014