Decision details

Capital Programme 2022/23

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Transformation & Finance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To recommend to Council the annual budget.




a)         General Fund capital funding of £16.311m for 2022/23 in respect of those schemes listed in Annexes A – D

b)         Approve the inclusion of £7.037 of expenditure to be externally funded (including £1.133m of S106 funding) as outlined in paragraph 5.19.

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

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

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

f)          Approve the virement of £35k within the 2021/22 Schools Capital Programme as outlined in paragraph 5.29


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 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 50s Forum, the Schools Forum, Parish Councils and voluntary organisations.

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

Publication date: 08/02/2022

Date of decision: 08/02/2022

Effective from: 16/02/2022