A Vibrant Economy

Action

Cost

Funding Source

MidKent College Skills Hub

60,000

Recovery fund

Invest in industrial and warehouse premises to help de risk new employment sites coming forward

 

To be confirmed in the Capital Programme

Capital Programme

Develop and deliver a town centre strategy (year 1 costs)

175,680

Recovery fund

Vibrant Visitor Economy

32,000

Business Rates Pool

Capacity to develop projects and bids to take advantage of new funding opportunities

45,000

Recovery fund

Total from Recovery Fund

280,680

 

Total from Capital Programme

TBC

 

Total from Business Rates Pool

32,000

 

 

Resilient Communities

Action

Cost

Funding Source

Establish Community Compact

Built into staffing resource for community hub

Contain Outbreak Management Fund

Support and Encourage Volunteering in the Borough.

 

25,000

Recovery Fund

Online Community Participation

 

15,000

Recovery Fund

Equip Trinity Foyer to be a Community Hub

 

30,000

Recovery Fund

Love Where You Live and Get Involved.

 

35,000

Recovery Fund

Financial Inclusion Strategy and Actions

 

34,320

Recovery Fund

Community Resilience Fund

150,000

Recovery Fund

Total from Recovery Fund

289,320

 

 

 

The Way We Work

Action

Cost

Funding Source

Ensure staff have the right equipment (office and home) to enable new ways of working

IT equipment replacement programme part of existing budgets

Capital Programme

Embedding new ways of working and ensuring the office is fit for purpose

50,000

 

40,000

Recovery Fund

 

Capital Programme

Increase HR capacity to facilitate agile working and new ways of working

 

50,000

Recovery Fund

Total from Recovery and Renewal Fund

100,000

 

Total Capital Programme

40,000

 

 


 

 

Responding to Increased Demands Arising from COVID-19

 

Action

Cost

Funding Source

Business Grant Distribution

30,000

New Burdens Funding

Revenues and Benefits post funded with Citizens Advice

18,000

Contain Outbreak Management Fund

Planning Development Control Additional Post

 

 

35,000

Recovery Fund

Planning Enforcement Additional Post

35,000

Recovery Fund

Increased capacity in Heritage and Landscape

 

70,000

Recovery Fund

Increase capacity within Data Analytics to provide support for recovery and renewal projects

50,000

Recovery Fund

 

Total from Recovery Fund

190,000

 

 

Total From Contain Outbreak Management fund

18,000

 

Total from New Burdens Funding

30,000

 

 


 

Total Funding

Recovery Fund

 

860,000

Contain Outbreak Management Fund

 

18,000

New Burdens Funding

30,000

Business Rates Retention

 

32,000

Capital Programme

 

40,000

Total Spend across the action plan

980,000