Cabinet will recommend to Full Council:
a. To approve the priority of the procurement projects set out in Appendix A2, take all steps required to select the appropriate procurement route and to award the contracts (including any above the key decision threshold), in line with the Councils procurement rules and regulations
b. To adjust and/or defer (from within the current year’s programme, including those set out in Appendix A2) any project(s) to fund the increased cost of any other project and/or to accommodate other changes in the programme, and
c. To add to, or substitute, projects within the HIP programme as circumstances dictate.
9. Authorised the Executive Director of Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Section 151 Officer, Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance and Performance and Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homes (with appropriate legal and procurement advice) and, subject to keeping within the approved overall HDP budget, to implement the HRA Development Programme set out in Appendix A3 including:
a. all steps necessary to procure and award contracts (including goods, works and professional services) during 2022/23 to deliver the HRA Development programme capital investment plans detailed in Appendix A3 (notwithstanding those individual contracts may exceed the key decision threshold).
b. agree the allocation of financial expenditure on schemes within the Programme
c. to determine the appropriate nature/mix of tenure appropriate for each scheme
d. to identify suitable sites and properties for the programme, including both Council property and acquiring additional land or properties.
10. Noted the Consultation report at Appendix B.