Decision details

Capital Programme 2023/24

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the Council’s budget proposals for budget consultation.


1          That a Council funded capital programme of £6.427m for 2023/24 be approved for consultation.


2          That the inclusion of £5.866m of expenditure to be externally funded (including £1.153m of Section 106 funding) be approved for consultation.


3          That the inclusion of an additional budget of £1m for Invest-to-Save schemes be approved for consultation.

Reasons for the decision:

The reasons for the recommendations are set out in the Executive Director: Resources’ report.

Alternative options considered:

The final budget proposals will include consideration of any alternative options highlighted during the required consultation period.

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 Executive 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 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: 13/12/2022

Date of decision: 13/12/2022

Decided at meeting: 13/12/2022 - Executive

Effective from: 21/12/2022

Accompanying Documents: