Decision details

Month 10 Capital Approvals 2020/21

Decision Maker: Co-operative Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes


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



The Executive Director, Resources, submitted a report providing details of proposed changes to the Capital Programme as brought forward in Month 10 2020/21.




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 delegate authority to the Director of Finance and Commercial Services or nominated Officer, as appropriate, to award the necessary contracts;


(b) approves the acceptance of the DfE grant as detailed at Appendix 2 of the report; and


(c) approves the making of grants to 3rd parties as detailed at Appendix 2a of the report.




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


Report author: Damian Watkinson

Publication date: 18/03/2021

Date of decision: 17/03/2021

Decided at meeting: 17/03/2021 - Co-operative Executive

Effective from: 25/03/2021

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