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Decision details

Month 8 Capital Approvals 2021/22

Decision Maker: Co-operative Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Purpose:

This report provides details of the additions and variations to the Capital Programme for approval by Cabinet, alongside details of procurement strategies and any capital grants for acceptance or issue.

 

Decision:

13.1

The report provided details of proposed changes to the Capital Programme as brought forward in Month 8 2021/22.

 

 

13.2

RESOLVED: That Co-operative Executive:-

 

 

1.    Approve the proposed additions and variations to the Capital Programme listed in Appendix 1 (with the exception of Townhall Square Animation item in Section A) and Appendix 2, 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;

 

2.    Delegates authority to the Executive Director of Resources in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance to accept grant funding in respect of the Townhall Square Animation scheme and authorise inclusion of the related expenditure into the capital programme;

 

3.    Approve the variations to the Housing Capital Programme as part of the annual programme refresh as detailed in Appendix 3 of the report;

4.    Approve the acceptance of grants as detailed at Appendix 4 of the report; and

5.    Approve the making of grants to 3rd Parties as detailed at Appendix 5 of the report.

 

 

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

 

 

 

Executive Director, Resources

 

 

11.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee

 

Report author: Damian Watkinson

Publication date: 25/01/2022

Date of decision: 19/01/2022

Decided at meeting: 19/01/2022 - Co-operative Executive

Effective from: 01/02/2022

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