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Decision details

Review of Capital Programmes - CHI/17/153

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


(i)       to instruct the Chief Executive to bring forward as part of the Council Operating Structure – Senior Management report to Council on 23rd August all options on securing a Programme Director to oversee and be responsible for all Council Capital spend;

(ii)      to note the revised terms of reference for the Strategic Asset and Capital Board, attached at Appendix 1;

(iii)      to note the amended governance arrangements for Strategic Infrastructure Plan and Capital Plan delivery as outlined in this report and attached at Appendix 2, incorporating the delivery of City Centre Masterplan projects within these governance arrangements;

(iv)     to note that the Interim Director of Communities, Housing and Infrastructure be responsible for the Capital Programme until the restructure is undertaken;

(v)      to note the Capital Governance Review Action Plan which is attached at Appendix 3; 

(vi)     to instruct the appropriate senior officer under the new structure to report in Audit Quarter 4 on project management governance as set out in paragraph 3.2 of the report; and

(vii)     to approve that a monthly Members Reference Group, for the Capital Programme be established with a membership of 5 Councillors, 3 nominated from the Administration and 2 nominated from the Opposition, and delegate authority to the Interim Director of Communities, Housing and Infrastructure, following consultation with Group Leaders, to set the Terms of Reference for this group.

Publication date: 03/07/2017

Date of decision: 27/06/2017

Decided at meeting: 27/06/2017 - Audit, Risk and Scrutiny Committee

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