Council to vote on £4m Capital Programme
The Council of the Isles of Scilly is to vote on its proposed £4 million programme of capital spending for the next financial year.
The one-year plan for schemes that are either in progress or start in 2018-19 will be discussed by Members at the meeting of Full Council tomorrow (Thursday November 8th).
The total programme has a cost of £3.95 million, with £2.25 million forecast in 2018/19.
Some £3.12 million of the total amount will be financed by grants or external contributions.
The projects in the 2018/19 Capital Programme are:
Garrison Play Park - £20,000
IFCA Replacement Vessel - £106,723
Waste Management Vehicles - £50,000
Bryher Water Operations Utility Vehicle - £15,000
Hot Fire Behavioural Unit - £10,000
St Mary's Fire Station Staff Accommodation - £25,000
Airport Asset Replacement Plan - £288,000
Refurbishment of Old Town Bio-Bubble - £120,000
Flood & Coastal Erosion Risk Management - £200,000
Waste Transfer Station - £140,000
Porthcressa Flats - £20,000
Housing Improvements/Energy Efficiency - £200,000
Early Years Provision at Carn Gwaval inc. Craftikids Nursery - £470,197 Education Basic Needs - £44,661
School Condition Grant - £424,235
There are also two schemes relating to the Smart Islands project, which are part of another report. These will be added to the Capital Programme if the Smart Islands recommendations are approved.
GOEV Electric Vehicle Car Share Project - £1,422,058 Business Energy Efficiency Scheme - £390,595
The programme will be funded as follows: Grant/ External Contributions - £3,120,996 Capital Receipts - £18,000 Revenue - £23,000 Reserves - £213,723 Borrowing - £570,750 Total Funding - £3,946,469