Members' ICT Options (Agenda Item 6)
Decision Maker: Business Improvement and Projects Sub-Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This report forms a follow up to a report previously considered by the Business Improvement Sub-Committee of 30 March 2011. This report focuses upon the two options for Member ICT that received most favour by the Joint Audit and Scrutiny Panel of 1 March 2011, and provides additional detail for these options to assist Members in selecting a final preferred option.
(1) Option 1, direct provision of a laptop/desktop and printer from the Council, with on-going support and maintenance from the IT department be approved;
(2) a review of the provision of Member IT support be carried out in order to ensure that it is provided in the most cost-effective manner; and
(3) £34,020 funding be released from the Refresh budget.
Reasons for the decision:
Alternative options considered:
1. Laptops/desktops provided by the Council.
2. Members’ Allowance.
Publication date: 15/04/2011
Date of decision: 12/04/2011
Decided at meeting: 12/04/2011 - Business Improvement and Projects Sub-Committee
Effective from: 27/04/2011