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Education, Children & Young People's Capital Programme: Proposed School Maintenance Schemes and Basic Need Programme 2018/19

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: The report will set out proposals for those schemes which have been identified and are being recommended to commence during the 2018/19 financial year. The schemes will include both school capital maintenance projects and projects where it is proposed to make alterations to school buildings to accommodate more pupils.


Members will be asked to approve expenditure on both schools capital maintenance and basic needs projects for the 2018/19 financial year.




Resolved:  (i)      That the resources available in the CEC Capital Programme for maintenance and Basic Need be noted.


                   (ii)      That approval be given to vire £2.083m from Basic Need to School Maintenance in 2018/19, to increase the number and range of schemes that can be carried out during the summer of 2018.


                   (iii)     That the School Maintenance schemes to be developed from the estimated available resource within the 2018/19 Capital Programme be approved, subject to final affordability once overall funding and detailed cost estimates are available.


                   (iv)    That the three individual schemes estimated to cost in excess of £500k, as detailed in paragraphs 24-27 in the report, be approved.


Reason:     To maximise the programme of maintenance within the maintained schools estate in 2018/19 and deal with the most urgent maintenance issues within this estate, and to enhance school buildings and allow for the increase of pupil numbers.


Report author: Mark Ellis

Publication date: 16/03/2018

Date of decision: 15/03/2018

Decided at meeting: 15/03/2018 - Executive

Effective from: 21/03/2018

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