Agenda and decisions

Delegated Decisions by Cabinet Member for Finance - Friday, 12 April 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Room 1 - County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND. View directions

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Declarations of Interest




Questions from County Councillors

Any county councillor may, by giving notice to the Proper Officer by 9 am two working days before the meeting, ask a question on any matter in respect of the Cabinet Member’s delegated powers.


The number of questions which may be asked by any councillor at any one meeting is limited to two (or one question with notice and a supplementary question at the meeting) and the time for questions will be limited to 30 minutes in total. As with questions at Council, any questions which remain unanswered at the end of this item will receive a written response.


Questions submitted prior to the agenda being despatched are shown below and will be the subject of a response from the appropriate Cabinet Member or such other councillor or officer as is determined by the Cabinet Member, and shall not be the subject of further debate at this meeting. Questions received after the despatch of the agenda, but before the deadline, will be shown on the Schedule of Addenda circulated at the meeting, together with any written response which is available at that time.





Petitions and Public Address

Members of the public who wish to speak at this meeting can attend the meeting in person or ‘virtually’ through an online connection.


Requests to speak must be submitted by no later than 9am four working days before the meeting.  Requests to speak should be sent to .


If you are speaking ‘virtually’, you may submit a written statement of your presentation to ensure that if the technology fails, then your views can still be taken into account. A written copy of your statement can be provided no later than 9 am 2 working days before the meeting. Written submissions should be no longer than 1 A4 sheet.





St Nicholas Primary School, Wallingford pdf icon PDF 220 KB

Cabinet Member: Finance

Forward Plan Ref: 2023/039

Contact: Liz Clutterbrook, Head of Major Projects


Report by Executive Director of Resources and Section 151 Officer


The Cabinet Member for Finance is RECOMMENDED to:


a)    Approve the sealing of a Funding Agreement between the council and Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust (ODST).  The Funding Agreement will enable ODST to draw down funding provided by the council for the construction of a new primary school on the Slade End Strategic Housing Development in Wallingford.


b)    Approval for the Council to release funding greater than £1m to ODST.





Deddington Depot Salt Barn pdf icon PDF 286 KB

Cabinet Member: Finance

Forward Plan Ref: 2024/055

Contact: Liz Clutterbrook, Head of Major Projects,


Report by Executive Director of Resources and Section 151 Officer


The Cabinet Member of Finance is RECOMMENDED to approve:

a)         The Deddington salt barn, washdown facility and demolition of condemned site cabins (Phase 1) proceeding into Stage 3 and entering a JCT D&B 2016 contract with Ryebridge Ltd.

Note: the above is subject to receiving full planning permission by 5th April 2024, prior to going into contract with Ryebridge Ltd to commence the Phase 1 main construction works. 

b)         Progressing with the tender of the design, planning and installation of new site offices and then entering a contract as long as the total project cost of Phase 1 and Phase 2 does not exceed £2.830m.