Decision - Education Capital Resources and Capital Investment Programme 2019/20

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Education Capital Resources and Capital Investment Programme 2019/20

Decision Maker: Policy, Resources & Growth Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report informs the committee of the level of available capital resources and to recommend a Capital Investment Programme


RESOLVED: That the Committee –


(i)            Noted that the level of available capital resources totalling £6.671million for investment relating to education buildings financed from capital grant


(ii)          Agreed the allocation of funding as shown in Appendix4 and that this was included within the Council’s Capital Investment Programme 2019/20.


(iii)         Agreed the allocation of £5.573m for Capital Maintenance as set out in Appendix 3 incorporating the Condition works set out in Appendix 4, and £28.000m for Basic Need in 2019/20 as set out in Appendix 3


(iv)         Agreed a minimum budget of £12m as set out in Appendix 3 to implement the outcomes of the SEND Review. Requested that officers bring a report to the next PR&G Committee Meeting setting out plans for any additional refurbishment required at Downs View School in order to ensure the entire estate is fit for purpose. The report should identify additional funding required and potential funding opportunities and options.


(v)          Requested officers bring a report to the next PR&G Committee setting out a broad strategy and plan for the Central Hub, which sets out the likely allocation of the £4m funding identified in 3.38 and included in Appendix 3. The report should identify whether the funding is sufficient to ensure the delivery of a fit for purpose facility.


(vi)         Granted delegated authority to the Assistant Director of Property & Design to procure the capital maintenance and basic need works and enter into contracts within these budgets, as required, in accordance with Contract Standing Orders in respect of the entire Education Capital Programme.


Report author: Richard Barker

Publication date: 21/03/2019

Date of decision: 21/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 21/03/2019 - Policy, Resources & Growth Committee

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