Issue details

Works to adapt and refurbish parts of the former St Mary's School

Decision

 

To enter in to contract for phase 1 of works to adapt and refurbish parts of the former St Mary’s School premises for SEND use.

 

Reason for the Decision

To enable construction works to commence at the earliest opportunity.

 

Alternative Options considered and rejected

Not to agree budget allocation and not to enter into contract, which means this element of the project cannot progress.

 

Consultees

Executive Director for People (Children)

Executive Director for Place

Cllr R Bryan (Portfolio Holder for Highways, Travel and Environment

 

Budget implications

Not to exceed budqet cost of £1 .4m. Funding allocated within SEND Capital Strategy allocation.

 

Legal Implications

None, other than ability to enter in to contract with chosen contractor.

 

Reference documents

Dorset Centre of Excellence - Expenditure request forms SE 3 and SE 10. Cabinet - 29 April 2021

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/10/2021

Decision due: 29 Sep 2021 by Portfolio Holder for Children, Education, Skills and Early Help

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Children, Education, Skills and Early Help

Lead director: Executive Director, People - Children

Contact: Paul Scothern, Manager- Assets & Property Email: paul.scothern@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.

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