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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, equivalent to £500 per eligible household, to help families with their immediate recovery and a Business Recovery Grant, which will provide up to £2,500 per eligible small and medium-sized business.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Strategic nature / impact on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

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

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

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: 9 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.

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