Issue - decisions

Capital Expenditure to Enable Bulge Classes at the Avonbourne Schools

17/12/2021 - Capital expenditure to enable bulge classes at the Avonbourne Schools

RESOLVED that Cabinet: -

(a)     approves removal of the £.977m from the 2021/22 capex budget initially provisioned to erect a new building to provide 300 temporary places to accommodate bulge classes at Avonbourne Schools; and

(b)    approves expenditure of up to £500k to facilitate the provision of bulge classes at the Avonbourne Schools for 150 temporary places.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Council Priorities and Delivery

Reason

To ensure the council can meet its statutory obligation to provide sufficient school places for school age children resident in the borough.