Question –

Why have I paid BAM £60,361.02 for construction work in October 2012 when the school has been opened well over a year?

Answer received – 13/03/13 at 15.31

Dear Mrs Oliver,

I am writing in response to your request for information (ref FOI 6704). The relevant Council Service(s) has searched for the requested information and our response is as follows.

The payment is part of the ongoing process of settling the contract final account. This interim payment of £60,361.02 includes the valuation of the following items:

1. Additional works to reception area

2. External works delayed/postponed due to weather/time of year

3. Firming up final costs within the account