Sarah Nurden (Kent and Medway Economic Partnership Strategic Programme Manager) was in attendance for this item)
1. Mrs Nurden introduced the report which asked the cabinet committee to consider and endorse or make recommendations on a proposed decision to be taken by the Leader of the Council.
2. Resolved to endorse the proposed decision of the Leader of the Council:
(a) to agree that the Getting Building Funding (GBF) be used to support the third-party project that the South East Local Enterprise Partnership’s Strategic Board prioritised to receive GBF at its board meeting on 11 December 2020.
(b) That Kent County Council acts as the accountable body for third-party projects within Kent’s geographical boundaries that are selected by the SELEP to receive GBF grant funding.
(c) to delegate to the Section 151 Officer the authority to sign on KCC’s behalf a grant agreement or equivalent, where this is required to draw down funds following business case approval.