Agenda Item No. 13(d)

 

THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL

 

COUNCIL MEETING: 28 FEBRUARY 2018

 

REFERENCE FROM CABINET:  19 FEBRUARY 2018

 

 

C242      COLDBROOK CATCHMENT FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT SCHEME – UPDATE (NST) (EXEMPT INFORMATION – PARAGRAPH 14) (SCRUTINY COMMITTEE – ENVIRONMENT AND REGENERATION) -

 

Cabinet was informed of the progress made in delivering the Coldbrook Catchment Flood Risk Management Scheme and advised of an additional increase in scheme costs. Approval was sought to allocate the Council's additional match funding element and to apply for and accept additional grant provision from Welsh Government.

 

This was a matter for Executive decision

 

Cabinet, having considered the report and all the issues and implications contained therein

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)       ................

 

(2)       T H A T an increase in construction contract cost to £8,374,602 (formerly £7,932,000) be approved.

 

(3)       T H A T an increase in the design & development (including site supervision) contract cost to £1,149,737 (formerly £1,034,000) be approved.

 

(4)       T H A T the Capital Programme for the Construction Phase of the Coldbrook Catchment FRMS be amended for 2017/18 and 2018/19 up to £525,000 and £58,000, respectively. The increase would be funded by the additional capital Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management grant, subject to formal Welsh Government funding approval being obtained, existing capital budget allocation and Visible Services Reserves.

 

(5)       T H A T a report detailing the Coldbrook Catchment Flood Risk Management Scheme be tabled at a future meeting of the Scrutiny (Environment and Regeneration) Committee for information.

 

(6)       T H A T the Director of Environment and Housing, in consultation with the Head of Finance and the Cabinet Member for Neighbourhood Services and Transport, be authorised to accept a corresponding increase in Welsh Government Grant in Aid Funding for the scheme.

 

(7)       T H A T delegated authority be granted to the Head of Legal Services in consultation with the Director of Environment and Housing and the Cabinet Member for Neighbourhood Services and Transport to enter into an appropriate agreement with Natural Resources Wales to recover the costs of works on main river upon receipt of the necessary instructions.

 

(8)       T H A T the use of 14.14 of the Council's Constitution (Urgent Decision Procedure) be authorised for resolutions 2-7 above.

 

Reasons for decisions

 

(1)       ................

 

(2)       To enable the Council to continue to meet its contractual obligations for funding delivery of the scheme and ensure compliance with the Council's Financial Regulations and Standing Orders.

 

(3)       To enable the Council to continue to meet its contractual obligations for funding delivery of the scheme and ensure compliance with the Council's Financial Regulations and Standing Orders.

 

(4)       To make adequate provision in the Capital Programme for delivery of the scheme.

 

(5)       To enable the appropriate Scrutiny Committee to continue to have oversight of this scheme.

 

(6-8)    To enable the Council to continue to meet its contractual obligations for funding delivery of the scheme and ensure compliance with the Council's Financial Regulations and Standing Orders.