Executive and Officer Decisions

Decisions published

12/10/2021 - Addition to Capital Programme for Fleet Vehicles - City Lighting ref: 1224    Recommendations Approved

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

 

Decision Maker: Deputy City Mayor - Environment and Transportation

Decision published: 12/10/2021

Effective from: 20/10/2021

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

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McAvoy


14/10/2021 - ADDITIONAL SCHOOL PLACES SEND PHASE 2 KNIGHTON FIELDS CENTRE AND SEND TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION ref: 1223    Recommendations Approved

To approve the capital funding required to complete the build scheme ready for occupancy in the Autumn 2021 term, release funding to enable siting of temporary accommodation at Ellesmere College and add £2.8m to the capital programme from government grant provided for SEND places.

Decision Maker: Assistant City Mayor - Education and Housing

Decision published: 06/10/2021

Effective from: 22/10/2021

Decision:

  1. To approve the addition of £2.8m for works required at the Knighton Fields Centre, to be funded from government grant provided to support additional SEND school places

 

  1. Approve the earlier transitioning 60 pupils from mainstream settings into Ellesmere college.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sean Atterbury


06/10/2021 - CAPITAL MONITORING 2021/22 PERIOD 3 ref: 1221    Recommendations Approved

To show the position of the capital programme for 2020/21 as at the end of Period 3.

Decision Maker: City Mayor (Individual Decision)

Decision published: 28/09/2021

Effective from: 14/10/2021

Decision:

To Note the following savings:

 

1.         £7.1m for New School Places Policy Provision, see Appendix E, para 1.3.

 

2.         £750k for Leicester Flood Strategy, see Appendix B, para 3.3. This was fully funded by corporate resources and will now be available for the future capital programme.

 

3.         £200k for Community & Environmental Works, see Appendix B, para 3.19. This was fully funded by the Housing Revenue Account.

 

To Approve the following transfers:

 

1.         £1,639k of budgets from various schemes to energy reduction works at Aylestone Leisure Centre, as detailed at Appendix A, Public Health, para 2.3.

 

2.         £800k of budget from Council Housing Boiler Replacements to Council Housing External Property Works, as detailed at Appendix B, para 3.18.

 

3.         £252k of budgets from various schemes to fund the installation of solar panels at Leycroft Road, as detailed at Appendix A, Estates and Building Services, para 2.4.

 

4.         £200k of budget from various HRA project underspends to the Goscote House demolition, as detailed at Appendix A, Housing, para 2.2.

 

To Approve the following additions:

 

5.         £840k towards the improvement of Saffron Brook, to  be funded by government grant and £40k of match funding from the Leicester Flood Strategy, see Appendix A, para 2.4.

 

6.         £672k for Bus Engine Retrofitting, funded by DfT grant.

 

7.         £450k to install first time central heating, funded by the Warm Homes Fund.

 

8.         £362k for Highways Maintenance to expand the current programme of works, funded by DfT grant.

 

9.         £350k for Ashton Green, funded by future earmarked Ashton Green capital receipts, Appendix A, Planning, Development & Transportation, para 2.2.

 

10.       £150k for Parks, Plant and Equipment, this is part of the annual programme for machinery replacements and will be funded by prudential borrowing.

 

11.       £120k for Potential Strategic Development Sites Assessment, funded by future earmarked Ashton Green capital receipts, Appendix B, para 3.4.

 

12.       £50k for the Leisure Centre Improvement Programme, to be funded by money set aside for COVID, Appendix A, Public Health, para 2.1

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ben Matthews