Decision details

County Hall A Block Final Business Case Approval

Decision status: For Consideration

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet:

1.     Approved the Final Business Case for A Block refurbishment (Confidential Appendix)

2.     Recommended to Council that the cost of £2.5million to complete the A Block refurbishment project is committed and approved as part of the 2019/20 capital programme at their meeting in February 2019

3.  Delegated authority to the Lead Director for Economic and Community Infrastructure and Director for Commissioning, in consultation with the Head of Corporate Property, to enter the contract to deliver refurbishment of  A Block, County Hall subject to:

a) allocation of the cost of the project by the Council within the 19/20 Capital programme by the County Council (see recommendation 2 above); and

b) receipt of Listed Building Consent (Planning Portal reference 4/38/18/0385/OB), expected January 2019;

c) receipt of a final tendered contract cost which falls within the available budget;

d) the requirement that all items of recommended contingency spend under the contract are reviewed and agreed by the Head of Corporate Property or an officer of higher seniority before approval;


ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS CONSIDERED: As set out in the officer report


REASON FOR DECISION: As set out in the officer report


Publication date: 19/12/2018

Date of decision: 19/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 19/12/2018 - Cabinet

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