Universal Infant Free School Meals - allocation and use of capital grant funding
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
To delegate authority to the Operations Director - Property and Projects to approve a business case identifying a programme of works at specific schools including the utilisation of non ring-fenced capital grant funding to enable the implementation of Universal Infant Free School Meals; to delegate authority to the Operations Director - Property and Projects to approve the procurement of any works identified within the programme to enable both the commencement of procurement and the award of contracts.
(i) that be noted that the Operational Director for Regeneration and Growth (Property and Projects would develop a costed programme of works at schools as described in the report for the delivery of Universal Infants Free School Meals for agreement by the officer-level Major Projects Review Panel.
(ii) that approval be given to the use of capital from the sources described in this report to deliver the programme of works once agreed;
(iii) that authority be delegated to the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Growth to agree the pre-tender considerations (including evaluation criteria) for the procurement of a works contractor or contractors for the delivery of the programme, and for the procurement of design services if not delivered in-house;
(iv) that authority be delegated to the Strategic Director of Regeneration & Growth in consultation with the Chief Finance Officer to award the contract(s) referred to in paragraph (ii) above.
Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings > 30% of budget for the function in question;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Contact: Christine Moore, Property and Asset Management Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 020 8937 3118.
Report author: Christine Moore
Publication date: 26/03/2014
Date of decision: 24/03/2014
Decided at meeting: 24/03/2014 - Executive