Decision details

School Expansion Programme - Phase 2 Permanent Primary School Expansion Works Contract, Preston Manor and Portfolio Update

Decision maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To delegate authority to award the works contracts for the Phase 2 Permanent Primary School Expansion projects to the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Growth in consultation with the Borough Solicitor and the Lead Member for Regeneration and Growth; Delegate authority to resolve and settle matters in relation to covenants at Preston Manor School to the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Growth; to note the update for information and decision on school place planning and pupil projections, to note the update for information and decision on the current status of the Temporary Primary School Expansion Programme 2013/14; Note the update for information and decision on the current status of the Phase 1, 2 and Phase 3 Permanent Primary School Expansion Programmes; Note the update on the Priority Schools Building Programme/Phase 2 Secondary School Expansion Programme.

Decision:

(i)         that the update on school place planning and pupil projections be noted;

(ii)        that the update on the current status of the Temporary Primary School Expansion Programme 2013/14 be noted;

(iii)       that the update on the current status of the Phase 1 and 2 Permanent Primary School Expansion Programmes be noted;

(iv)       that authority be delegated to the Strategic Director of Regeneration & Growth in consultation with the Director of Legal & Procurement and the Lead Member for Regeneration & Growth to award the works contracts for the following Phase 2 Permanent Primary School Expansion projects: Harlesden Primary, St Josephs Primary, Wembley High Technology College and Preston Park Primary;

(v)        that in the event that the current procurement process referred to in paragraphs 3.16-3.24 fails to provide a  tender that can be accepted, approval be given to a further procurement process via an open or restricted tender procedure through an OJEU advertisement as set out in Appendix 1, and agreement to the pre-tender considerations for this as set out in Appendix 2;

(vi)       that the update on the current status of the Phase 3 and 4 Permanent Primary School Expansion Programmes, in particular the inclusion of Islamia Primary School within the Phase 3 expansion programme be noted;

(vii)      that the update on the Secondary School Expansion Programme, including the Priority Schools Building Programme and free school be noted;

(viii)     that the update on the current status of Schools Capital Portfolio including SEN programme be noted;

(ix)       that authority be delegated to award a services contract for Project Management/Employers Agent services for the Schools Capital Portfolio using a framework to the Strategic Director of Regeneration & Growth in consultation with the Director of Legal & Procurement and the Lead Member for Regeneration & Growth.

(x)        that the Borough Solicitor be authorised to finalise and complete all required legal documentation in relation to the Phase 2 Permanent Primary School Expansion projects outlined in the report and in relation to the external project manager referred to at recommendation (ix).

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Cheryl Andani, Programme Manager, Inward Inestment and Capital Delivery Email: cheryl.andani@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 3227, Sara Williams, Operational Director, Early Help and Education Email: sara.williams@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 3510.

Report author: Cheryl Andani

Publication date: 13/11/2013

Date of decision: 11/11/2013

Decided at meeting: 11/11/2013 - Executive

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