Decision details

Transfer of Play Areas - Release of Monies

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Approval is sought for the release of £234,545.75 to transfer Breckland equipped play areas to Swaffham Town Council and Thetford Town Council.

Decision:

That:

 

1)           the amount of £234,545.75 be released to transfer the current equipped play areas to Swaffham Town Council and Thetford Town Council; and

 

2)           the Environmental Services Department, in conjunction with Capita Symonds, be authorised to lead on the production of a framework to allow new play areas to be transferred directly from the developer to the Town or Parish Council in which the site is located.

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure the facilities in the play areas are kept to a standard acceptable by the Town Councils and the facilities available could be changed in response to the town appraisals.

Alternative options considered:

To approve or not to approve the release of £234,545.75.

Report author: Zoe Footer

Publication date: 24/02/2011

Date of decision: 22/02/2011

Decided at meeting: 22/02/2011 - Cabinet

Effective from: 04/03/2011

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