Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek approval
to use the Green Recovery Fund (GRF) grant from the West of England
Combined Authority (WECA) to install floating eco-systems around
new pontoons, providing additional berths in the harbour at
To seek approval for future bids to be submitted to WECA’s Green Recovery Fund to undertake similar cost neutral projects in Bristol’s Harbour.
1. Approved the revised scope of the Capricorn Quay project as outlined in this report.
2. Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Mayor, to take all steps to accept and spend £480,000 of WECA funding to install floating eco-systems around new pontoons at Capricorn Quay.
3. Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Mayor, to make further applications to WECA’s Green Infrastructure Fund for funding of eco system projects in the harbour (including for sums in excess of £500k).
4. Noted the Harbour Authority have been consulted and have ratified the proposals put forward by this report.
Report author: Jonathan James
Publication date: 07/03/2023
Date of decision: 07/03/2023
Decided at meeting: 07/03/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 15/03/2023