To consider a report of the Director of Culture, Communities and Business Services giving an update on the County Council’s repair and maintenance programmes.
The Panel considered a report of the Director of Culture, Communities and Business Services (Item 7 in the Minute Book) on the County Council’s repair and maintenance programmes and budget recommendations for 2018/19.
The Director reported on a number of areas including the work Property Services had undertaken on fire safety and on a range of actions on the priority buildings in the Corporate and Schools’ Estates. Works to the residential care accommodation and higher risk office buildings, comprising over 300 individual items of work were now complete and works to SCOLA buildings were progressing well with works to three and four storey buildings mostly complete and a total of over 450 individual items of work completed.
i. Notes the progress being made against the 2018/19 planned and revenue repairs programme across the Maintained Schools and Corporate estates.
ii. Notes the updated proposals for investment in the corporate office accommodation portfolio, to enable its increased utilisation as part of the wider strategy.
iii. Supports the additional planned schools programme works contained within this report to be procured through an OJEU compliant procurement route.