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Agenda item

Month 9 Capital Approvals 2020/21

Report of the Executive Director, Resources

Decision:

11.1

The Executive Director, Resources, submitted a report providing details of proposed changes to the Capital Programme as brought forward in Month 9 2020/21.

 

 

11.2

RESOLVED: That Cabinet:-

 

 

(a) approves the proposed additions and variations to the Capital Programme listed in Appendix 1, 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; and

 

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

 

 

11.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

11.3.1

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

 

 

11.3.2

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.

 

 

11.3.3

Obtain the relevant delegations to allow projects to proceed.

 

 

 

11.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

11.4.1

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.

 

 

11.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

11.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

11.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Eugene Walker, Executive Director, Resources

 

 

11.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee

 

Minutes:

11.1

The Executive Director, Resources, submitted a report providing details of proposed changes to the Capital Programme as brought forward in Month 9 2020/21.

 

 

11.2

RESOLVED: That Cabinet:-

 

 

(a) approves the proposed additions and variations to the Capital Programme listed in Appendix 1, 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; and

 

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

 

 

11.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

11.3.1

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

 

 

11.3.2

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.

 

 

11.3.3

Obtain the relevant delegations to allow projects to proceed.

 

 

 

11.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

11.4.1

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.

 

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