Decision details

Capital Programme 2019/2020

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To recommend to Council the annual budget.


That the Executive recommends to the Council:


       i.          General Fund capital funding of £19.225m for 2020/21 in respect of those schemes listed in Annexes A D of the Director:Finance’s report.


a)     The inclusion of an additional budget of £1m for Invest to Save schemes.

b)     The inclusion of £3.97m of expenditure to be funded from S106 and SANG as outlined in paragraph 5.15 of the Director:Finance’s report.

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


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


     iii.          Confirms its support to investing land and cash to help secure development through a Property Joint Venture once it is established, noting that the financial parameters will be clearly set out in an initial Business Plan that will be approved by the Council later this year.

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

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Council's annual budget

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

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 and Scrutiny Commission and its panels.


Business rate payers, the Over 50s 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: 11/02/2020

Date of decision: 11/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 11/02/2020 - Executive

Effective from: 20/02/2020

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