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Decision details

Funding for Decarbonisation Scheme – Carterton Leisure Centre

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Councillor Andrew Prosser, Executive Member for Climate Change, introduced the report, which presented the business case for the decarbonisation of Carterton Leisure Centre and agree a strategy for funding the scheme.


At the invitation of the Leader, Councillor Michele Mead queried the amount of money that had been spent on the project to date, and whether current finances could be redistributed to other project parts. It was confirmed by officers that circa £400,000 had already been spent on the project, and that a statement of finances was to be prepared showing what monies had been spent in relation to the project. Officers also confirmed that the total amount did not include any wasted works, and that all funding had been received through grant funding and eligible funding that did not need to be repaid.


Councillor Andrew Prosser proposed that the Executive agree to the recommendation as listed on the report. This was seconded by Councillor Tim Sumner, was put to a vote, and was unanimously agreed by the Executive.


The Executive Resolved to:

  1. Agree to pause the current project to decarbonise Carterton Leisure Centre, informing Salix that here will be no further expenditure of PSDS 3b funding, and to reapply for more PSDS funding in Autumn 2024 to enable the scheme to proceed.


The Leader drew the meeting to a close by highlighting that the meeting was the last in the current cycle of Executive meetings. The Leader put on record his thanks to both Executive colleagues and Officers for their continued hard work and dedication in support of both the Executive and wider Council during the civic year.

Report author: Claire Locke

Publication date: 19/04/2024

Date of decision: 17/04/2024

Decided at meeting: 17/04/2024 - Executive

Effective from: 28/04/2024

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