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Month 6 Capital Approvals

20/11/2019 - Month 6 Capital Approvals


The Executive Director, Resources, submitted a report providing details of proposed changes to the Capital Programme 2019/20, as brought forward in Month 6.




RESOLVED: That Cabinet:-





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 contract; and





approves the making of grants as identified in Appendix 2 of the report, and where the identity of any recipients is not known or to be confirmed, delegated authority be given to the Head of Strategic Transport and Infrastructure to determine grant award in line with the objectives of the Clean Bus Technology Fund project, where no existing authority within the Leader’s Scheme of Delegation exists.




Reasons for Decision




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




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.




Obtain the relevant delegations to allow projects to proceed.




Alternatives Considered and Rejected



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.




Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted








Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration








Respective Director Responsible for Implementation




Eugene Walker, Executive Director, Resources.




Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In




Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee.