Decision details

Replacement of Parks Equipment 2018/19

Reference: D48487

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The Chief Officer Parks & Countryside is requested:-

To approve the authority to spend £494k on replacement of equipment for the Parks & Countryside service.  The expenditure is included in the Capital Programme and appropriate revenue provision has been made within the service

Decision:

1.  That the Chief Officer Financial Services approved the injection an additional £494.0K into the capital programme funded by departmental prudential borrowing from the Parks & Countryside service.

2.  The Chief Officer of Parks and Countryside gave authority to spend £494.0k on replacement machinery and equipment.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

If exempt from Call-In, the reason why Call-In would prejudice the interests of the Council or the public:: The comprehensive replacement list has not been able to be completed until the machinery has been fully evaluated under the winter maintenance regime. There is now an urgent need leaving a four week period to procure new machinery for the start of the Spring/Summer season, with implementtion of the decision by 31st March.

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Executive member has been consulted

Consultees

Executive member for Environment and Active Lifestyles

Contact: Joanne Clough, Trading and Operational Support Manager 0113 3786002 Email: joanne.clough@leeds.gov.uk.

Publication date: 14/03/2019

Date of decision: 22/03/2019

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