Decision details

Capital Programme 2021/22

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 Council:


      i.        General Fund capital funding of £12.221m for 2021/22 in respect of those

schemes listed in Annexes A – D of the Chief Executive/Director: Resources’ report.


     ii.        That they approve the inclusion of £5.363 of expenditure to be externally funded (including £1.524m of S106 funding) as outlined in paragraph 5.21 of the Chief Executive/Director: Resources’ report.


    iii.        That those schemes that attract external grant funding are included within

the Capital Programme at the level of funding received.


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


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

Reasons for the decision:

The reasons for the recommendations are set out in the report.

Alternative options considered:

The alternative options are considered in the report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


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 of Resources

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: 09/02/2021

Date of decision: 09/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 17/02/2021

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