Decision details

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

Purpose:

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. 

 

Decision:

(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: christine.moore@brent.gov.uk 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

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