Decision details

Approval to apply to Charity Commission for permission to incur expenditure

Decision Maker: Barham Park Trust Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:


The Trust Committee will be asked to authorise officers to seek the permission of the Charity Commission to incur expenditure from the Trust’s restricted funds on items relating to the building and park at Barham Park

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

i)  that the proposed additional expenditure of £10,000 (from £5,000 to £15,000) on the events field drainage survey and design to be paid from the Trust’s restricted funds and permanent endowment arising from the sale proceeds of 776 and 778 Harrow Road, Wembley HA0 2HE, be approved and that officers be authorised to seek permission of the Charity Commission to spend the additional aforementioned sum from the Trust’s restricted funds using the procedure set out in section 282 of the Charities Act 2011.

 

ii) that officers be authorised to submit the necessary application for permission to the Charity Commission and delegate authority to the Operational Director Environmental Services to progress the application and deal with any issues, requirements and queries arising that are raised by the Charity Commission.

 

iii) that officers be authorised to give public notice of this resolution if it is directed to do so by the Charity Commission pursuant to section 283 of the Charities Act 2011.

 

iv) that officers be authorised to co-ordinate and submit a planning permission application to Brent Council’s Planning Committee for the renovation works for exterior and appearance of the Barham Park building.

 

v) that progress on other matters as set out in the report to the committee be noted.

Contact: Chris Whyte, Operational Director, Environmental and Employment Services Leslie Williams, Project Officer, Parks Service, Environmental Services, Regeneration & Environment, Brent Council. Tel: 020 8937 5628 Email: chris.whyte@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 5342.

Report author: Chris Whyte

Publication date: 04/09/2019

Date of decision: 03/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Barham Park Trust Committee

Effective from: 12/09/2019

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