Approval to proceed with design &
development and to enter into contract with building contractor to
deliver the 1FE Goat Lees Primary School. The School includes for
hard and landscaping to provide sports pitches and Multi Use Games
Area to enhance sporting facilities.
How the decision relates to BS4K and Corporate Objectives
The decision is needed which directly supports 3 of the Bold Steps for Kent. Firstly it references the target that all pupils meet their full potential. Secondly, it promotes the delivery of ‘Kent Environment Strategy’ and thirdly Kent’s cultural and sporting offer for residents.
Impact/costs and risks of proposed decision
The impact of the decision is that the project will be able to proceed to tender stage and enter into contractual arrangements to achieve targeted completion of August 2013. The value of the project is estimated at £3.9m.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/01/2013
Decision due: October 2012 by Cabinet Member for Business Strategy, Performance & Health Reform, Cabinet Member for Education, Learning & Skills
Department: Strategic & Corporate Services
Contact: Rebecca Spore, Director of Infrastructure Email: email@example.com Tel: 01622 221151.
Notify all Members of the Council
There are no additional requirements to consult. Planning approval was granted in October 2011 and as part of this process Ashford Borough Council, a Consortium Group of Head Teachers and public consultations were undertaken. These groups formed positive and constructive feedback which has been addressed in the original planning application.
Aims and level(s) of consultation (KCC consultation levels attached)
Key consultee groups
Start and finish dates of consultation.
Equalities Impact Assessment included in the consultation documentation. Please state where this can be found.
Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment
Has the matter already been discussed by a Cabinet Committee? If not when will be it discussed by the Cabinet Committee and the date of the meeting
Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?
There is reference to the project in the 2012/13 approved Budget Book. (Section 3, Basic Need Individual Projects)
This is a Basic Need Capital project to provide additional pupil places in the Ashford area.
Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Is it All Members?
All Members - specifically Richard King, Ashford Rural West; Mike Whiting and Gary Cooke as Education, Learning and Skills Cabinet members.
Financial implications: Rebecca Spore, Director of Property & Infrastructure Support Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org , 01622 221151
Legal implications: 12/01914
Equalities implications: Significant service developments, reduction, changes in delivery