Decision details

Capital Programme 2019/2020

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



       i.          a Council funded capital programme of £4.79m for 2020/21 as set out in paragraph 5.11 of the Director:Finance’s report and summarised in Annex A, including the new schemes listed in Annexes B C is approved for consultation.


      ii.          the inclusion of £13.91m of expenditure to be externally funded (including £3.97m of S106 funding) as outlined in paragraph 5.12 of the Director:Finance’s report Is approved for consultation.


     iii.          the inclusion of an additional budget of £1m for Invest-to-Save schemes is approved for consultation.

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: 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 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: 17/12/2019

Date of decision: 17/12/2019

Decided at meeting: 17/12/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 26/12/2019

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