Decision details

Capital Programme 2019-20

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To recommend to Council the annual budget.


The Executive RECOMMENDS to Council  that:


a)    the General Fund capital funding of £33.437m for 2019/20 in respect of those schemes listed in Annexes A – E of the Director: Finance’s report.


b)    the inclusion of an additional budget of £1m for Invest to Save schemes.


c)    the inclusion of £1.145m of expenditure to be funded from S106 and SANG as outlined in paragraph 5.33 of the Director: Finance’s report.


d)    those schemes that attract external grant funding are included within the Capital Programme at the level of funding received.


e)    tS106 funding of £0.1m be approved for works at Easthampstead Park School as outlined in paragraph 5.28 of the Director: Finance’s report.


1.    capital schemes that require external funding can only proceed once the Council is certain of receiving the grant.


Reasons for the decision:

The reasons for the recommendations are set out in Director: Finance’s report.

Alternative options considered:

The alternative options are considered in the Director:Finance’s report.

Reason Key: Expenditure >£400,000 & Affects more than 1 ward.;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Council’s annual budget.

Making Representations: In writing to the Director: Finance.

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Targeted consultation exercises will be undertaken with business rate payers, the Over 50’s Forum, the Schools Forum, Parish Councils and voluntary organisations. In addition, this report and all the supporting information will be publicly available to any individual or group who wish to comment on any proposal included within it. Internal consultation is via officers, members and more specifically the Overview & Scrutiny Commission and its panels.


Business rate payers, the Over 50’s Forum, the Schools Forum, Parish Councils and voluntary organisations.

Contact: Calvin Orr, Head of Finance & Business Services Email: Tel: 01344 352125.

Report author: Calvin Orr

Publication date: 12/02/2019

Date of decision: 12/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 12/02/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 20/02/2019

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