Issue details

Amendments to s47 Discretionary Rate Relief Policy in respect of the Covid Additional Relief Fund

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/01/2022

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: Between 24 Jan 2022 and 31 Jan 2022 by Urgent Decisions

This report provides details of the guidance issued to local authorities on the Covid Additional Relief Fund (CARF). The report describes the additions to the existing s47 Discretionary Rate Relief Policy. The report makes recommendations that the Covid Additional Relief Fund scheme is applied in accordance with the guidance and available funding. The report will also make recommendations regarding the eligibility criteria for the ARG within the guidance provided. The report will further delegate authority to the Director of Housing, Regeneration and Planning in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Local Investment and Economic Growth decisions to amend the level of payments to categories of businesses to maximise the disbursement of available funds.

Lead member: Cabinet Member for House Building, Place-Making and Development

Lead director: Director of Finance

Contact: Director of Finance.

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