Decisions for issue Education Capital Resources and Capital Investment Programme 2018/2019
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Education Capital Resources and Capital Investment Programme 2018/2019
(i) That the agreed allocation of funding as shown in Appendices 3 and 4to the report be approved for inclusion within the Council’s Capital Investment Programme 2018/19;
(ii) That the Committee approved the funding necessary to enable all necessary building, adaptation and other associated works undertaken at Dorothy Stringer School to accommodate the “misplaced 38” children for September 2018;
(iii) That an urgency meeting of the Children, Young People & Skills Committee be convened to consider the allocation the balance of the Government funded £15m in (ii) (above) on the remainder of the qualifying school estates;
(iv) That Officers convene an urgent meeting of relevant parties required to agree the parameters for swift implementation of the works required to accommodate the ‘Misplaced 38.’ This meeting is likely to include the Head Teacher, the Chair of Governors, appropriate BHCC property officers among others;
(v) That the Committee authorise the Executive Director, Families, Children & Learning to consider the conclusions of this urgent meeting in the expectation that facilities will be in place for September 2018;
(vi) That the Assistant Director of Property & Design be granted delegated authority to procure the capital maintenance and basic needs works and enter into contracts with these budgets, as required, in accordance with Contract Standing Orders in respect of the entire Education Capital Programme.
RESOLVED: That the Committee agreed –
1. That the level of available capital resources totalling £6.487 million for investment relating to education buildings financed from capital grant be noted.
2. That the Committee agree the allocation of funding as shown in Appendices 3 and 4 and recommend this to Policy Resources and Growth Committee on 29 March 2018 for inclusion within the council’s Capital Investment Programme 2018/19.
3. That the Committee agree to recommend to Policy & Resources and Growth Committee that they grant 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.