Decision details

Parish councils - concurrent functions grant aid applications for assistance 2022-23

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Make grants




(1)    That the grant budget for 2022-23 be set at £90,000, subject to final confirmation by the Council at its budget meeting in February 2022.


(2)    That consideration of future years’ budget for Concurrent Functions Grant Aid, from 2023-24, be referred to an EAB for further discussion together with a review of the award criteria, following the Director of Resources’ recommendation to reduce it to £60,000 p.a.


(3)    That the parish council requests for grant aid for 2022-23, as set out in Appendix 3 to the report submitted to the Executive, be approved.


(4)    That the remaining balance of £7,109 be met from the Parish Council Urgent Schemes Reserve.




(1)    To assist parish councils with expenditure on concurrent function schemes in 2022-23.


(2)    To enable parish councils to take account of financial assistance from Guildford Borough Council when calculating their precept requirements for 2022-23.


Other options considered and rejected by the Executive:



Details of any conflict of interest declared by the Leader or lead councillors and any dispensation granted:


Report author: Michele Rogers

Publication date: 24/11/2021

Date of decision: 23/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 23/11/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 02/12/2021

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