Decision details

Capital Investment Strategy 2021-2031

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


That it be recommended to Council that*:


1.  The Capital Programme and Capital Programme Financing (Appendices A and B to the report CAB3283) be approved.


2.  The Minimum Revenue Provision (MRP) Policy Statement (Appendix E) be approved.


3.  The Flexible Use of Capital Receipts Strategy (Appendix G) including the proposed use of capital receipts towards severance costs be approved.


4.  The Prudential indicators detailed in the report and its appendices be approved.


*NB recommendations to Council are not subject to call-in



The following recommendations were approved by Cabinet (subject to call in):


5.  That subject to Council approval of the capital programme, IMT equipment and software expenditure (£534,000 in 2021/22) be approved as detailed in paragraph 11.8.6 of report CAB3283.


6.  That, subject to Council approval of the capital programme, approves additional expenditure of £250,000 on essential repairs to the Weirs as detailed in paragraph 11.2.2 of report CAB3283.


7.  That authority be delegated to the S151 officer, in consultation with the Cabinet member for Housing and Asset Management to approve expenditure of up to £260,000 on decarbonisation works to City Offices, as outlined in paragraph 11.2.2, to enter into the grant agreement with Salix and to implement the project, subject to a satisfactory business case and Council approval of the capital programme.


8.  That the requirement to ensure Members have the right knowledge and skills to undertake their governance role be noted.


Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Neil Aitken, Finance Manager Email:

Report author: Neil Aitken

Publication date: 11/02/2021

Date of decision: 11/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 11/02/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/02/2021

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