Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Strategic Management and Economic Development - Tuesday, 21st April, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: CC2, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Simon Bailey  Democratic Services Officer

Note: ++ Please note, the Lead Member will not be present in person, but will take the decisions remotely + 

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Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 2 April 2020 pdf icon PDF 69 KB


18.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 2 April 2020.




19.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.



Local Growth Fund grant agreement - Eastbourne Fisherman's Quayside and infrastructure development project pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport


20.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.




20.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to (1) Approve grant funding to the value of £1.08m to the Eastbourne under 10m Fishermen’s Community Interest Company (Eu10CIC) to fund the delivery of Eastbourne Fisherman’s Quayside and infrastructure development project (subject to the approval of the business case by the SELEP Accountability Board on  3 July 2020); and


(2) Delegate authority to the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport to agree the terms of the grant agreement and to take all other necessary actions in respect of Recommendation 1.




20.3     The Eastbourne Fisherman’s Quayside and Infrastructure Development project supports the delivery of the SELEP’s strategic objectives as outlined in the LEP’s Economic Strategy Statement 2019 and emerging Local Industrial Strategy, the East Sussex Growth Strategy strategic priorities and the County Council’s core priorities in ‘driving sustainable economic growth’ and ‘making best use of resources by maximising the funding available through external bidding’.