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Declarations of Interest


Items for Decision - Part 1 (Open to the Public)


Replacement of IT Equipment for SCL Staff pdf icon PDF 76 KB


Salford City Council - Record of Decision




I, Councillor David Lancaster, Lead Member for Environment and Community Safety, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council’s Constitution do hereby:


1. Approve the virement of £0.168m within the 2019/20 Place capital programme to

    finance the replacement of Salford Community Leisure IT equipment.


2. Give delegates authority to the Strategic Director, Place to raise a purchase order

    for the IT equipment to the value of £0.168m


The Reasons:


Salford Community Leisure (SCL) employees are currently furloughed as a result of Covid 19. In order to allow employees to work remotely once furlough ends, new IT equipment and software to replace current equipment that does not meet the required specification.


The vired resource will allow an order to be raised to purchase of the IT equipment and software in time for the return of SCL employees.   


Assessment of Risk is Medium:  Any delay in agreeing the virement impacts in meeting timescales to place an order and securing delivery of the IT equipment in time for the return of SCL staff


The source of funding: 2020/21 Place capital programme with repayment from SCL over the remaining period of the management agreement


Legal Advice obtained:  

Tony Hatton, Principal Solicitor, Shared Legal Service (Property).


Financial Advice obtained:  Alison Woods, Finance Officer, Corporate Finance.


Procurement Advice obtained:

Emma Heyes, Category Manager. Procurement Manager


Climate Change Implications obtained:

Mike Hemingway, Principal Officer Climate Change 


The following documents have been used to assist the decision process:

Report submitted to Environment and Community Safety Lead Member Briefing on

28 September 2020


Contact Officer:

Ian Thompson, Principal Programme Manager, Tel No 0161 793 2415


This decision is not subject to consideration by another lead member/

strategic director


The appropriate scrutiny panel to call-in the decision is the Growth and Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.



Signed: Councillor David Lancaster

Environment and Community Safety Lead Member

Date: 28 September 2020



This decision was published on 28 September 2020.

This decision will come in force at 4.00 pm 5 October 2020 unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision-making process rules.



Exclusion of the Public


Items for Decision - Part 2 (Closed to the Public)

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