The subject of the decision:
This report sought approval from Cabinet and Council for the acceptance of a Government grant of £4,724,763 to assist the Council in implementing a range of initiatives that aimed to significantly reduce the carbon emitted by its leisure centres.
Alternative options considered:
The reason for the decision:
The reduction in carbon emissions from the Council’s leisure facilities was integral to the Council’s Caring for the Environment priority.
That Cabinet agrees and recommends to Council that:-
(1) the grant offer detailed within section 1 of the report is formally accepted; and
(2) any significant changes to the Capital Programme as a consequence of implementing the decarbonisation initiatives are brought to Cabinet for its consideration.