Decision details

Customer Payments & Security - approval of capital spending

Decision Maker: Director Finance - Section 151 Officer

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To ensure compliance with security standards to make sure the Council can continue to receive debit and credit card payments, and to upgrade feeder systems in order to manage payments by electronic means and associated security requirements.

There was consultation with the Deputy Council Leader and Cabinet Member for Resources.


To fully approve capital amounting to £204k from the provisional capital programme item Customer Payments & Security of £204k.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - Do Nothing - this has not been chosen as failure to maintain compliance and security standards will mean excessive fines, reputational damage to the Council and inability to receive electronic payments in future.

Publication date: 12/06/2019

Date of decision: 11/06/2019