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Decision details

Month 6 Capital Approvals

Decision Maker: Co-operative Executive

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:

16.1

The Executive Director, Resources submitted a report providing details of proposed changes to the Capital Programme as brought forward in Month 06 2018/19.

 

 

16.2

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)

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

 

 

 

 

(c)

in accordance with the details in Appendix 3 of the report, delegates authority to the Head of Commercial Business Development, in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance, to:-

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

accept ERDF funding in respect of the Grey To Green 2 project if offered;

 

 

 

 

 

(ii)

authorise the corresponding budget increase to the project; and

 

 

 

 

 

(iii)

award the resulting increased construction contract..

 

 

 

16.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

16.3.1

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

 

 

16.3.2

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.

 

 

16.3.3

Obtain the relevant delegations to allow projects to proceed.

 

 

16.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

16.4.1

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.

 

 

16.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

16.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

16.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Eugene Walker, Executive Director, Resources

 

 

16.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee

 

Report author: Damian Watkinson

Publication date: 22/11/2018

Date of decision: 21/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 21/11/2018 - Co-operative Executive

Effective from: 29/11/2018

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