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Decision details

Future Libraries Investment Programme

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report sets out to members the strategic approach to the future libraries investment programme, in delivering the vision for libraries and archives buildings.


Resolved:  (i)      That the approach, scope and governance arrangements for the Future Libraries Investment Programme be approved.


Reason:     To ensure that roles and responsibilities are clear between Explore and City of York Council for the successful delivery of the Programme.


                   (ii)      That a budget of £150k, funded from the £4m capital budget, be approved to appoint a project manager and provide an operational budget for the first two years of the Programme, commissioning the professional services referred to in paragraphs 18 and 23 of the report.


Reason:     To allocate the resources required to deliver the Programme’s first phase.

Report author: Andrew Laslett

Publication date: 25/10/2019

Date of decision: 24/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 24/10/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 29/10/2019

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