Decision details

Contract and financial decisions to deliver the ERDF funded Transformational Insulation in Back to Backs project

Reference: D50193

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To provide authority to enter into an ERDF grant agreement for TIBB to insulate back to back houses owned by Leeds City Council.

To inject ERDF grant funding into the Capital Programme with match funding provided from the non traditional and hard to treat budget, within the approved Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme;

To provide authority to spend to deliver the entire TIBB programme.

To provide authority to award a contract to deliver this work to a competitively selected contractor.

Decision:

The Director of Resources and Housing:

a)  Gave authority to enter into an ERDF grant agreement for £5,256,713 for the TIBB programme;

b)  Approved the request to inject  £5,256,713 of ERDF grant funding into the Housing Leeds Capital Programme with match funding of £5,068,759 provided from the non-traditional and hard to treat budget within the approved Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme;

c)  Gave authority to spend for £10,137,519 to deliver the entire TIBB programme;

d)  Gave authority to procure a contractor to deliver this work from an approved framework.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: Armley; Beeston and Holbeck; Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Gipton and Harehills; Hunslet and Riverside;

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Housing Leeds and Finance have been involved in the project since its inception in September 2017.  Ward Members in two of the areas were approached in the early days about a form of innovative EWI.  Ward members in all areas will be briefed on the project and will be kept informed as decisions are made on grant and contract award.  The Executive Members for Communities and Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development will be separately consulted.

Consultees

Housing Leeds Capital Programme

Chief Officer Property and Contracts

Finance

Environment Programme Board

Ward Members Armley, Beeston and Holbeck, Burmantofts and Richmond Hill, Gipton and Harehills, Hunslet and Riverside

Executive Member for Communities

Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development

Contact: Sandy Rutherford, Programme Manager 0113 378 5878 Email: sandy.rutherford@leeds.gov.uk.

Publication date: 08/10/2019

Date of decision: 16/10/2019

Effective from: 24/10/2019

Current call-in Count: 0

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