Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Customer and Community Services
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
That the Protocol be adopted
Reason for the decision
To ensure Dorset Council issues competitive grants to the VCS in a standardised way, regardless of the department issuing.
Alternation Options considered and rejected
People and Health Overview Committee (6th July 2021) advised of 2 additions to the protocol, both subsequently agreed by Cllr. Jill Haynes:
1. Provision of bank by local town or parish council if the organisation could not get one
2. Local member involvement for all applications – agreed summary of application would be sent to local member/s for comment on the project / organisation with a 5 working day return.
People and Health Overview Committee (6th July 2021)
Officer steering group consisting of:
Paul Rutter – Service Manager for Leisure
Tracey Old – Strategic Commissioner Children’s
Tracy Cooper – Community and Culture Officer
Fiona Thomas – Community Engagement Project Officer
Vicky De Witt – Museums Officer
Legal Implications Any Conflict of Interest
This is a protocol so not legally binding
Any Conflict of Interest
At People and health Overview Committee, all Councillors noted a conflict in interest, Jonathan Mair advised as this is for process and not for individual grants and therefore no conflict.
People and Health Overview Committee paper and protocol, appendix 1 (6thJuly 2021) Agenda for People and Health Overview Committee on Tuesday, 6th July, 2021, 10.00 am - Dorset Council (wdwp.local)
The Grants Protocol was approved.
Publication date: 13/07/2021
Date of decision: 13/07/2021