Issue - decisions

Month 8 Capital Approvals 2020/2021 (and associated Revenue Procurement Strategy Approval)

20/01/2021 - Month 8 Capital Approvals 2020/21


The Executive Director, Resources, submitted a report providing details of proposed changes to the Capital Programme as brought forward in Month 8 2020/21.




RESOLVED: That Cabinet:-



(a) approves the proposed additions and variations to the Capital Programme

listed in Appendix 1 and Appendix 2, including the procurement strategies

(including a Measured Term Contract for Asbestos Removal that will also be

utilised for revenue activity) and delegate authority to the Director of Finance

and Commercial Services or nominated Officer, as appropriate, to award the

necessary contracts;


(b) approves the variations to the Housing Capital Programme as part of the

annual programme refresh as detailed in Appendix 3; and


(c) approves the making of grants to 3rd Parties as detailed at Appendix 4.




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.




To 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