Decision details

Merstham Recreation Ground Refurbishment

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Seek authority to issue detailed planning application and progress the build stage. Also seek to approve officer authority to use capital fund to deliver the project.

Decision:

RESOLVED that the Executive:

 

1.    Approve the Merstham Recreation Ground Master Plan as set out in Annex 1 of the report.

 

2.    Approve the phased implementation of the refurbishment as set out in the report.

 

3.    Authorise the Head of Finance to make the necessary arrangements to allocate funds to the first phase of the project in accordance with the exempt information outlined in the report and the approved Capital Programme.

 

4.    Authorise the Head of Place Delivery in consultation with the Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services and the Executive Member for Planning and Place Delivery to make a Planning Application for the refurbishment of Merstham Recreation Ground and any other planning applications on other sites that may be required to bring the project forward as necessary.

 

5.    Authorise the Head of Place Delivery in consultation with the Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services and the Executive Member for Planning and Place Delivery to procure and make any necessary consultancy and contractor appointments for the project, to prepare the necessary documentation and to obtain competitive tenders for the design and build as set out in the report.

 

6.    Authorise the Head of Place Delivery in consultation with the Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services and the Executive Member for Planning and Place Delivery to award, finalise, agree, sign and execute construction contracts relating to the project.

 

7.     Authorise the Head of Place Delivery in consultation with the Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services and the Executive Member for Planning and Place Delivery to alter the scope of works as necessary, should further project funding be secured or if necessary, to ensure that expenditure remains within the budget set out in the exempt part of the report.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Corporate Priorities : A great place to live and work.;

Wards Affected: Hooley, Merstham and Netherne;

Contact: Bruno Amador, Open Space Development Manager Email: Bruno.Amador@reigate-banstead.gov.uk Tel: 01737 276301.

Publication date: 22/11/2021

Date of decision: 18/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 18/11/2021 - Executive

Date comes into force if not called in: 30/11/2021

Call-in deadline date: 29/11/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

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