Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
The subject of the decision:
This report set out the business case for the development of a crematorium and sought support for the project.
Alternative options considered:
The reason for the decision:
Cabinet was satisfied that the proposals for the development of a crematorium would provide a beneficial service which was not currently available within the District.
That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that:-
(1) the principle of providing a crematorium is approved;
(2) that £250,000 is included in the capital programme to develop the project;
(3) authority is delegated to the Chief Executive:
(i) to approve (in consultation with the Leader) the final design of the crematorium;
(ii) to submit a planning application for approval for the crematorium; and
(iii) following receipt of planning approval to tender for the services of a building contractor to construct the crematorium;
(4) following the receipt of the building contract tenders, a report be submitted to Cabinet at the earliest opportunity setting out the:
(i) full costs of and the funding required to deliver the crematorium; and
(ii) options for operating the crematorium.
Reason Key: Expenditure > £50,000;
Wards Affected: All Wards;
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: Hannah Heinemann, Head of Service - Commercial and Programme Management Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Report author: Hannah Heinemann
Publication date: 04/09/2019
Date of decision: 03/09/2019
Decided at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Cabinet