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Agenda and decisions

Venue: Council Chamber, Town House

Contact: Karen Finch, tel 01224 522723 or email  kfinch@aberdeencity.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

2.1

Determination of Exempt Business

Decision:

in terms of Section 50A(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, to exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of items 9.1 (Countesswells Primary School – exempt information) and 9.2 (Torry Heat Network – exempt information).

3.1

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 264 KB

Decision:

the following declarations of interest were intimated:-

Councillor Yuill declared an interest in item 8.4 (Replacement Milltimber School) due to a family member being involved with a contract for the school and he considered that the nature of his interest did not require him to leave the meeting, therefore he remained in the meeting at that item.

5.1

Minute of Previous Meeting of 25 May 2021 pdf icon PDF 198 KB

Decision:

to approve the minute as a correct record.

6.1

Committee Planner pdf icon PDF 273 KB

Decision:

to note the content of the business planner.

8.1

Provost Skene's House Update - RES/21/203 pdf icon PDF 787 KB

Decision:

(i)       that the Committee notes the progress achieved in the delivery of Provost Skene’s House refurbishment and that the internal fit-out works are now nearing completion;

(ii)      that the Committee notes:

(a)  all work carried out externally/internally had been done in accordance with the Listed Building Consent;

(b)  the lime mortar mix was carefully specified to match the original mortars used in the building, even down to hot mixing on site in the traditional manner. Moreover, the work was carried out by experienced masons

(c)   a local North East specialist contractor was appointed with experience in working on historical buildings using traditional skills by highly competent stonemasons and operatives to carry out this work; and

(iii)      that the Committee instructs the Director of Resources to put the Provost Skene’s House Redevelopment forward for appropriate national awards.

 

8.2

Union Terrace Gardens Update - RES/21/204 pdf icon PDF 795 KB

Decision:

(i)       to note the progress achieved to deliver the Union Terrace Gardens redevelopment; and

(ii)       to note that a Service Update in relation to the allocation of the monies transferred from Union Terrace Gardens Project to the Queen Street Project would be circulated at a future date.

 

8.3

Torry Community Hub and Primary School - RES/21/206 pdf icon PDF 378 KB

Decision:

8.4

Replacement Milltimber Primary School - RES/21/190 pdf icon PDF 616 KB

Decision:

(i)       to note that the project formed part of the Education New Build Programme presented to the Capital Programme, Strategic Commissioning and City Growth and Resources Committees in September 2018 and that the project would also contribute to the delivery of Aberdeen City Council’s Early Learning and Childcare Expansion Programme of works;

(ii)       to note the current on-going work leading to completion of the construction of the Replacement Milltimber Primary School in spring 2022;

(iii)      to note that the Chief Officer – Capital would circulate a response by email relating to whether there were additional developer contributions available for the project; and

(iv)      to note that the interim Chief Officer – Strategic Place Planning would circulate a response by email relating to the whether the developer contributions that were agreed were based on the construction costs at the time of application.

 

 

8.5

Replacement Riverbank Primary School - RES/21/191 pdf icon PDF 560 KB

Decision:

(i)       to note that the project formed part of the Education New Build Programme presented to the Capital Programme, Strategic Commissioning and City Growth and Resources Committees in September 2018 and that the project would also contribute to the delivery of Aberdeen City Council’s Early Learning and Childcare Expansion Programme of works; and

(ii)      to note the current on-going work leading to completion of the construction of the Replacement Riverbank Primary School in Summer 2023.

 

8.6

ELC Programme Progress Report - RES/21/209 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Decision:

(i)       to note that the Early Learning and Childcare Expansion Programme of works fored part of the overall Council Capital Programme;

(ii)      to note the significant progress made with the overall delivery of projects despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic; and

(iii)      to congratulate all staff involved with the project.

8.7

NESS Energy Project - RES/21/210 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Decision:

(i)       to note the progress achieved to date; and

(ii)      to note the financial position for the project.

8.8

Countesswells Primary School - RES/21/205 pdf icon PDF 373 KB

Decision:

8.9

Torry Heat Network - RES/21/207 pdf icon PDF 366 KB

Decision:

to note the current on-going work leading to the anticipated completion of the construction of the approved phase of the Torry Heat Network by late 2023.

9.1

Countesswells Primary School - RES/21/205

Decision:

to note the exempt information.

9.2

Torry Heat Network - RES/21/207

Decision:

to note the exempt information.