Decision details

Mobile Warden Scheme Expression of Interest 2024-25

Decision Maker: Communities Manager

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

On 24 August 2023 the Lead Cabinet Member for Resources approved the sum of £100,000 to provide a one-year extension in funding for 2024-25 to Mobile and Community Warden Schemes operating in the district currently in receipt of funding. This included a contingency fund for any new schemes expressing an interest in setting up in the 2024-25 period. (see agenda item 6 of the Grants Advisory Committee meeting reports pack).

 

A total of £15,908 has been allocated for any new schemes expressing an interest in setting up in the 2024-25 period. This includes £10,000 from the above sum of £100,000 plus an agreed amount of £5,908 of Care Together Seed Funding that was provided to SCDC by Cambridgeshire County Council to enable individual Mobile and Community Warden Schemes across South Cambridgeshire to seek innovative ways to promote and expand their service at a very local level. (see agenda item 4of the September 2023 Grants Advisory Committee meeting reports pack).

The maximum award available for any new scheme is £5,000.

 

After consideration of these applications by officers, it has been decided that:

 

1.    AGE UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (WTDRPXRD) be approved and funded at the full amount requested of £5,000 to set up and run a new scheme in Great Abington, Little Abington and Hildersham

 

2.    Melbourn and District Warden Scheme (GBPDCPFL) be approved and funded at the full amount requested of £5,000 to set up and run a new scheme in Haslingfield.

Decision:

To award:

·         AGE UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough (WTDRPXRD) the full amount requested of £5,000 to set up and run a new scheme in Great Abington, Little Abington and Hildersham.

 

·         Melbourn and District Warden Scheme (GBPDCPFL) the full amount requested of £5,000 to set up and run a new scheme in Haslingfield.

Reasons for the decision:

The awards meet the criteria for the Expression of interest in funding for New Mobile Warden Schemes 2024-25.

Alternative options considered:

To reject the application, giving reasons.

To defer the application, pending further information.

Publication date: 09/05/2024

Date of decision: 09/05/2024

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