Issue details

Support for residents and businesses whose homes or business premises have been flooded

To seek approval for the launch of hardship schemes to residents and businesses whose homes or business premises have been flooded.

The hardship schemes would consist of a Community Recovery Grant, to help families with their immediate recovery and a Business Recovery Grant, for eligible small and medium-sized businesses.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Strategic nature / impact on communities;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/11/2019

Special urgency notice

This item is subject to the Special Urgency procedure. It is proposed to take a key decision on the decision date shown below. It would be impracticable to defer the decision and it is not possible to proceed under the General Exception procedure by virtue of the date by which it is proposed to take this decision. The chairman of the relevant overview and scrutiny committee has agreed to the use of the Special Urgency procedure in this case.

Reason for urgency:
The decision is urgent in nature due to the need to award funding to affected households and businesses as soon as practicable.

Decision due: 6 December 2019 by Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Lead member: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Lead director: Director of Economy and Place

Department: Economy and Place

Contact: Mairead Lane, Acting Assistant Director for Highways and Transport / Head of Infrastructure Delivery Email: mlane@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 260944.

Consultees

Group leaders to be consulted

Documents

  • Support for residents and businesses whose homes or business premises have been flooded