To consider a report by County Councillor Phyl Davies, Portfolio Holder for Education and Property.
Cabinet was asked to give approval to enter into a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with Welsh Education Partnership Co (WEPCo). Entering SPA would give the Council the opportunity to deliver a 21st Century Schools Programme education and community facilities project via The Mutual Investment Model revenue funding stream. It did not commit the Council to using the MIM but gave another option for funding improvements to the school estate.
1. To approve the Strategic Partnering Agreement with Welsh Education PartnershipCo (WEPCo) to facilitate the delivery of education and community facilities.
2. To approve the appointment of the Chief executive as Programme SRO as ‘Participant Representative’ to sit on the Strategic Partnering Board.
3. To give delegated authority is given to Chief Executive in consultation with the monitoring officer, to agree the final terms of the SPA and make any necessary minor amendments to it, should these be required.