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 releasing the 2022/23 school condition allocation of £159,235 for the schools’ summer works programme 2023 and the devolved formula capital of £42,257 to the maintained schools.
The submitted report stated that the 2022/23 School Condition Allocation (SCA) funding would be used to fund works including condition, electrical and mechanical surveys, works identified as a priority and any urgent works arising, across the Darlington’s maintained schools during summer 2023; the 2022/23 Devolved Formula Capital (DFC) was a formula-based grant provided to all maintained schools to help support their ongoing capital needs; and that all the projects would be managed in line with the Corporate Capital Process procedures.
RESOLVED - (a) That the 2022/23 School Condition Allocation of £159,235, be released, to support the 2023 maintained schools’ summer works programme.
(b) That the 2022/23 Devolved Formula Capital (DFC) of £42,257, be released.
REASON - The release of the School Condition Allocation and Devolved Formula Capital will enable capital investment to be undertaken in the areas identified with the greatest need, in terms of asset management priorities.