Focus for 2017-2019
- Investing in infrastructure needed for the future.
- Maintaining Jersey’s unique environment.
- Continuing to deliver a high standard of public services.
Savings & New Revenue
By 2016 the Infrastructure department will have made savings of £2.8 million. The department is now committed to making a further £5 million of recurring savings and new revenue between 2017 and 2019 by:
- Continual services reviews
- Outsourcing where it is beneficial and creates better value
- Introducing charges for commercial green waste
In 2016, the Department received £6.9 million of additional funding for pressures on income budgets and new growth for the essential maintenance of the health estate. The Department has been allocated a further £4.6 million additional funding to address service pressures largely relating to pressures on income from tipping fees, and new growth for States payment of rates and funding of the new sewage treatment works.
Part of this additional funding is £600,000 proposed for allocation to a concessionary travel scheme for people with disabilities.
The Department is responsible for the delivery of the majority of the capital programme of £168 million of capital projects between 2016 and 2019 including:
- £43 million for the Department’s infrastructure, a large proportion of which is for a new sewage works, but also to provide structural maintenance for roads, bridges and sea walls
- £56 million for Les Quennevais, Grainville and St Mary’s Schools
- £14 million for replacement of equipment operated by the Department