RECOMMENDED that Council approve: -
(1) The successful application and receipt of Garden Communities capacity funding to support the Liveable Exeter programme and a budget of up to £475,000, to be funded by an earmarked reserve, to progress work related to the Liveable Exeter programme;
(2) the successful application and grant of One Public Estate funding to support the progression of feasibility and technical work on Marsh Barton in line with the Liveable Exeter vision and approval of a budget of up to £150,000, funded by claims to Devon County Council as lead partner, to progress the work; and
(3) the creation of two new, fixed-term posts within the Liveable Exeter team to be funded utilising a proportion of the Garden Communities capacity funding.
Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.