Decision details

Rough Sleeping Initiative (RSI) Services 2022-2025

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval to submit a funding bid to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) to reduce rough sleeping in the city for 2022/25 and if successful accept and spend the funding.

Decision:

Cabinet:

  1. Authorised the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration in consultation with Cabinet Member Housing Delivery and Homes to enter into a grant agreement to accept and spend the funding of £10,160,931 from DLUCH to reduce rough sleeping in the city for 2022/25.
  2. Authorised the Executive Director, Growth and Regeneration to accept and spend the 2022-23 Quarter 1 funding award from DLUHC for £690,345 received on 20th December 2021.
  3. Authorised the Executive Director, Growth and Regeneration to award interim grant agreements to the three flexible floating support services until 31st December 2022 up to the value of £576,442.50
  4. Authorised the Executive Director, Growth and Regeneration in consultation with Cabinet Member Housing Delivery and Homes to procure and award the contract(s) necessary for the implementation of recommendations 1 and 2, in-line with the procurement routes and maximum budget envelopes outlined in this report noting the associated Legal commentary.
  5. Authorised the Executive Director of Growth & Regeneration to invoke any subsequent extensions/variations specifically defined in the contract(s) being awarded, up to the maximum budget envelope outlined in this report.

 

Report author: Paul Sylvester

Publication date: 05/04/2022

Date of decision: 05/04/2022

Decided at meeting: 05/04/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/04/2022

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