Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2824)

Marc MacSharry

Question:

2824. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the status of capital projects within the remit of her Department; the amount spent on each project to date; and the anticipated completion date. [34201/19]

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Written answers (Question to Employment)

My Department’s capital allocation is split across three subheads i.e. A.2. (v) Office Equipment and External IT Services, A.2. (vi) Office Premises Expenses and A.2. (ix) eGovernment Related Projects.

The following table outlines the status of the 2019 capital projects within my Department, the amount spent on each project to date, and the anticipated completion date.

A.2. (v) Office Equipment and External IT Services

Project

Status of capital projects

2019 Spend to date

Anticipated completion date

Ongoing purchase of computer hardware, photocopiers, other non-IT office machinery, software licenses including storage technology, investment in server infrastructure and in virtualisation technology etc.

This relates to ongoing purchase of a range of equipment and software to support the Department in its daily functions.

2,587,224

Not applicable

Intreo Centre Online Self- Service

Project has commenced.

20,770

2019

Sub Total

2,607,994

A.2. (vi) Office Premises

Project

Status of capital projects

2019 Spend to date

Anticipated completion date

Dungarvan

Contract issued. Work to begin shortly.

Nil

2019

Lifford

OPW negotiating lease on premises. Design team in place.

Nil

2020

Fermoy

OPW progressing project. Design Team being assembled.

Nil

2020

Killybegs

OPW preparing to go to tender.

Nil

2019

Mallow

OPW progressing project and preparing to appoint Design Team.

Nil

2020

Clonakility

OPW to undertake upgrade works.

Nil

2020

Limerick City - Consolidation

At feasibility stage.

Nil

2020

Blanchardstown - Expand public office

Additional space to be allocated. Feasibility studies to take place.

Nil

2020

Kilmainham

Under review. Likely 2020.

Nil

2020

Kilbarrack

Specification for works required in progress.

Nil

2020

Bantry

Lease progressing and tender documents prepared.

Nil

2020

Nenagh

OPW progressing project. Design Team being assembled.

Nil

2020

Ballybofey Residual

Fit out of new office premises completed and building occupied.

8,647

2019

Longford

Project nearing completion.

4,123

2019

Sligo - residual

Project nearing completion.

Nil

2019

Buncrana

Work commenced on 15 July 2019.

Nil

2019

Gandon

Specification for works required in progress.

Nil

2020

Infinity

Tender documents for works prepared.

Nil

2020

Generators - Residual

Generator installation project ongoing.

114,853

2019

AMD Building Projects - Canteen /M&E Services

Canteen and office refurb completed.

635,884

2019

Energy Efficiency - LED lighting/EV charging points

OPW preparing tender for installation of two EV chargers at 3 sites.

Nil

2020

Digital Signage Programme

Specification for new office and signage in progress - Trial in Kilbarrack.

Nil

2020

AMD - Building Refurbishment - Plans

Initial Plans due from OPW shortly. Some remedial works underway (see above).

Nil

2019

Sub-Total

843,507

A.2.(ix) eGovernment Related Projects

Project

Status of capital projects

2019 Spend to date

Anticipated completion date

No current projects

No current projects

0

Not applicable