Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Report requesting the release of capital funding for the replacement of the roof at Whinfield Primary School and the release of Section 106 funding for Hurworth Primary and Hurworth Secondary Schools capital works.
The Cabinet Member with the Children and Young People Portfolio introduced the report of the Group Director of People (previously circulated) requesting that consideration be given to the release of £1,124,000 of capital funding for the replacement of the roof at Whinfield Primary School, as agreed in the Medium Term Financial Plan, and to the release of £108,603.69 of Section 106 funding, from Miller Homes, to enhance educational facilities in Hurworth Primary and Hurworth Secondary School.
The submitted report stated that all projects would be managed in line with the Corporate Capital Process procedures.
It was requested at the meeting that should any asbestos be found at Whinfield Primary School whilst undertaking the work on the roof, that it be recorded.
RESOLVED – (a) That £1,124,000, agreed in the Medium Term Financial Plan, to re-roof Whinfield Primary School, be released.
(b) That the Section 106 funding of £108,603.69 from Miller Homes, be released, to enhance educational facilities in Hurworth Schools.
REASONS – (a) The roof at Whinfield Primary School is beyond economical repair and releasing the funding will enable the roof to be replaced.
(b) The release of the Section 106 funding will allow the Hurworth schools to enhance their educational facilities, targeting capital investment in the areas identified as greatest need.
Report author: Sarah Foster
Publication date: 10/03/2023
Date of decision: 07/03/2023
Decided at meeting: 07/03/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 18/03/2023