Decision details

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

RESOLVED that

a)    the following four Scrutiny Panel B recommendations be approved:

 

·         the four priority war memorials, identified in the report, are professionally cleaned and restored in readiness for remembrance events in November 2019;

 

·         the Council continues with the submission of a grant application to the War Memorials Trust to secure funding for the professional cleaning and restoration work as required;

 

·         in conjunction with b) above, the Council immediately identifies sufficient funding for the professional cleaning and restoration work required, should the grant application to the War Memorials Trust prove unsuccessful;

 

·         a communications plan be developed ensuring the public is fully informed of the proposed cleaning and restoration works and any other events or plans relating to the District’s war memorials;

 

b)    the Council to also match fund the cost of professionally cleaning and restoring a suitable war memorial located within the Rural areas, once identified, following discussions with the War Memorial Maintenance Association and its representatives.

Report author: Shane Wright

Publication date: 18/07/2019

Date of decision: 15/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 15/07/2019 - Cabinet

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