Decision details

Capital Projects, Controls and Procurement

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Assistant Director, Housing and Building Services, Assistant Director, Transport and Capital Projects, and the Head of Capital Projects, gave a presentation which provided an overview of the control processes in place within the capital project methodology and the procurement process within projects, including the three levels of control, with a focus on the corporate processes and the project specific procedures.


Members entered into discussion on the management systems in place for capital projects, the involvement of Members in project consultation stages, the need for early analysis to identify anticipated outcomes and benefit cost ratio, the mechanisms in place for quality assurance, and Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) thresholds. 


RESOLVED – That the presentation be noted

Publication date: 16/01/2019

Date of decision: 13/09/2018

Decided at meeting: 13/09/2018 - Efficiency and Resources Scrutiny Committee