Decision details

Addition to Capital Programme for Fleet Vehicles - City Lighting

Decision Maker: Deputy City Mayor - Environment and Transportation

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve the addition of £508k to the corporate capital programme for the purchase of fleet vehicles, to be financed from prudential borrowing.

 

Decision:

Approve an additional £508k to the capital programme for fleet vehicles, for the purchase of vehicles for City Lighting. Vehicles to be leased back to the operational service are:

  • Mobile workshop Van with Elevating Work Platform up to 14m (GVW 3.5T)
  • Mobile workshop Van with Elevating Work Platform up to 14m (GVW 7.5T)
  • 18T HGV Drop-side Lorry with Hydraulic Crane
  • 7.5T Drop-side Lorry with Hydraulic Crane
  • Van (GVW 1.5T) x 2
  • Forklift – counterbalance

Reasons for the decision:

Changes and additions to the capital programme require City Mayor approval.

Alternative options:

1)         Continue to hire required vehicles from external vehicle hire suppliers.

2)         Purchase vehicles using the capital programme and recharge the operational service over  a 12 year period.

Publication date: 12/10/2021

Date of decision: 12/10/2021

Effective from: 20/10/2021

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