Dingle Esplanade

The following is taken from details of the executive board meeting on 23rd Nov 07 which can be found on the Liverpool City Council website.

With respect to Physical Improvements to Otterspool Promenade Phase 2 : Dingle Esplanade (REG/21)

Physical Improvements to Otterspool Promenade Phase 2 : Dingle Esplanade (REG/21)

REG.21 Mersey Waterfront Pride in our Promenade Plan

Resolved that –
(i) Liverpool City Council (Regeneration Parks and Environment Division) act as project managers for the project delivery stage and directly employ 2020 Liverpool to design and tender the project;
(ii) authority be granted for the Assistant Executive Director Regeneration (Policy and Programmes) to accept ERDF grant up to £710,000 and NWDA grant up to £ 626,600 over the life of the project as a contribution to the costs. The City Council will thereby accept the role of the Accountable Body and ensure that the grant is administered appropriately;
(iii) the Divisional Manager for Policy and Programmes be appointed as the nominated officer for monitoring compliance with the terms and conditions of grant. This includes maintaining a constant review of risk of grant being clawed back under grant rules and regulations and making budgetary provision to cover any requirement to repay grant in the financial year which the liability arises;
(iv) authority be granted for the Assistant Executive Director (Regeneration Services) to tender the works and to accept tenders in accordance with City Council standing orders;
(v) the City Council’s capital budget be amended to reflect additional expenditure funded by NWDA 2007/8 (£500,000) 2008/9 (£126,600) and ERDF grant income in 2007/8 (£210,000), 2008/9
(£500,000); and
(vi) further reports be brought forward as necessary regarding progress with external fund raising for further phases of this project.

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