Decision details

Capital Programme Review

Decision Maker: Assistant Director Transport and Capital Projects

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

A Capital Programme Review in relation to COVID 19 and the restarting of Capital Projects and prioritising the programme in recovery phases.
The Capital Programme was reviewed in terms of COVID-19. Projects at different stages of progress were considered and were prioritised in consultation with Cabinet. Categories of projects included those to: Restart on Site, Start on Site, Continue on site, Project Development priorities and those that were not considered a priority for development.
The review was circulated on 21/05/2020 to all councillors by the Managing Director as part of a wider update report on the preparations for recovery.
Financial/staffing/health & safety (incl virus transmission risks)/service delivery impacts/other risks and impacts considered:
An assessment of these factors was considered in the review attached.
Equality Impacts:
The Projects in the Capital Programme are considered individually for equality impacts.

Decision:

That the recommendations included in the attached report are agreed in consultation with Cabinet and Chief Officers.
Reason: To safely recommence delivery of Projects within the Capital Programme and prioritise the resources.

Alternative options considered:

See attached report for considerations.

Publication date: 25/11/2020

Date of decision: 18/05/2020

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