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Option appraisal and funding agreement for heating system and decarbonisation measures at Carterton Leisure Centre

Decision Maker: Cabinet (for meetings after 18 January 2023 see "Executive"), Chief Executive & Head of Paid Service - Giles Hughes

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Councillor Andrew Prosser, Cabinet Member for Climate Change, introduced the options appraisal report to Cabinet. This report was to note the process being followed to enable the options for new heating systems at Carterton Leisure Centre to be considered and to delegate decision making on the option to be progressed and whether a grant offer for Private Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) funding should be accepted.

Councillor Prosser proposed to agree recommendations surrounding Carterton Leisure Centre. This was seconded by Councillor Dan Levy, and was agreed unanimously by Cabinet.


Cabinet Resolved to delegate authority to Chief Executive in consultation with the Deputy Chief Executive and Section 151 Officer, Cabinet Members for Finance and for Climate Change, to:

a) Agree the selection of a preferred option based on the optioneering report commissioned from consultants.

b) Agree whether a PSDS grant offer should be accepted, if the option selected is (a), is eligible for funding.

c) Agree to underwrite the additional pre contract revenue costs required to complete the IGP, once an option is selected and costs can be confirmed.

d) Include the Capital and Revenue implications associated with the selected option, in the revised Medium Term Financial Strategy.


Councillor Andy Graham, Leader of The Council, closed the meeting by thanking members of the public for their attendance.

The meeting closed at 3.47pm.

Report author: Claire Locke

Publication date: 13/01/2023

Date of decision: 11/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 11/01/2023 - Cabinet (for meetings after 18 January 2023 see "Executive")

Effective from: 21/01/2023

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