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Decision details

Month 10 Capital Approvals

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

This report provides details of the additions and variations to the Capital Programme for approval by Cabinet.

Decision:

13.1

The Executive Director, Resources, submitted a report providing details of proposed changes to the Capital Programme as brought forward in Month 10 2018/19.

 

 

13.2

RESOLVED: That Cabinet:- 

 

 

 

(a)

approves the proposed additions and variations to the Capital Programme listed in Appendix 1 of the report, including the procurement strategies and delegates authority to the Director of Finance and Commercial Services or nominated Officer, as appropriate, to award the necessary contracts;

 

 

 

 

(b)

subject to acceptance of funding from the Environment Agency in accordance with the recommendation below in relation to Appendix 2a, approves the proposed addition to the Capital Programme listed in Appendix 1a of the report, including the procurement strategies and delegates authority to the Director of Finance and Commercial Services or nominated Officer, as appropriate, to award the necessary contract;

 

 

 

 

(c)

approves the acceptance of accountable body status of the grant funding detailed at Appendix 2 of the report; and

 

 

 

 

(d)

approves the acceptance of accountable body status of the grant funding detailed at Appendix 2a of the report, subject to the grants being offered in line with the terms as described; in the event that that grant terms vary significantly from those outlined, delegates authority to the Head of Commercial and Business Development, in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance, to negotiate acceptable terms.

 

 

 

13.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

13.3.1

The proposed changes to the Capital Programme will improve the services to the people of Sheffield.

 

 

13.3.2

To formally record changes to the Capital Programme and gain Member approval for changes in line with Financial Regulations and to reset the Capital Programme in line with latest information.

 

 

13.3.3

Obtain the relevant delegations to allow projects to proceed.

 

 

13.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

13.4.1

A number of alternative courses of action are considered as part of the process undertaken by Officers before decisions are recommended to Members. The recommendations made to Members represent what Officers believe to be the best options available to the Council, in line with Council priorities, given the constraints on funding and the use to which funding is put within the Revenue Budget and the Capital Programme.

 

 

13.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

13.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

13.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Eugene Walker, Executive Director, Resources

 

 

13.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee

 

Report author: Damian Watkinson

Publication date: 25/03/2019

Date of decision: 20/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 20/03/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/03/2019

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