Issue details

Issue details

East Oxford Community Centre and Housing Development

Cabinet, at its meeting on 10 November 2021,  delegatedto the Executive Director Development in consultation with Executive Director Communities and People, the S151 officer, Head of Law and Governance, Cabinet Members for Finance and Asset Management and Inclusive Communities the authority to award and enter into the construction contract for the Community Centre refurbishment and new build to Oxford Direct Services Ltd subject to the full tender submission being within the agreed budget and an independent quantity surveyor demonstrating that this is value for money and ensuring unlawful subsidy is avoided.

 

At its meeting on 10 November 2021 Cabinet also delegated to the Executive Director Development in consultation with the Executive Director Communities and People, the S151 officer, Head of Law and Governance, Cabinet Members for Finance and Asset Management, Affordable Housing, Housing Security and Homelessness the authority to award and enter into the construction contract for the new build Housing scheme subject to the full tender submission being within the agreed budget and a legally compliant procurement process being followed.

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of £500,000 or greater;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: Cowley; Donnington; St Clement's; St Mary's; Temple Cowley;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/09/2021

Decision due: Before 31 May 2023 by Executive Director (Development)

Considered on: 29 Nov 2021 by Council

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Inclusive Communities and Culture, Cabinet Member for Housing

Lead director: Executive Director (Development)

Department: Community Services

Contact: Hagan Lewisman, Active Communities Manager Email: hlewisman@oxford.gov.uk Tel: 01865 252706.

Consultation process

The Council has consulted through a variety of different ways including having consultation events that were held at the existing community centre on 20 Sept 2019 and 12 November 2019. We have also had regular reference group meetings and have had regular 1-1 stakeholder and tenant meetings.

Reason date could change: Confirmed for this meeting

Is the date subject to change: No

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