Decisions

Use the below search options to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the Combined Authority’s decision making bodies and key officers.

Please note that we migrated to a new system on 26 May 2017. Decisions taken before that date can be viewed through the Committees page by browsing to the relevant committee and agenda, or through the Search documents page to search for the item you require information about.

Decisions published

08/09/2017 - Proposed disposal of two parcels of land located within 3/5 Alma Road, Leeds ref: 251    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2017 - Transport Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2017

Effective from: 19/09/2017

Decision:

Resolved:  To approve the disposal of two separate parcels of land (both located within 3/5 Alma Road, Leeds LS6 2AH), to the original owners, as required under the terms of an Agreement dated 27 January 2011, and to delegate authority to the Head of Legal and Governance Services to progress the matter to completion.

Lead officer: Sarah Lofthouse


08/09/2017 - Proposed disposal of part of a parcel of land at Barnsley Road, Flockton ref: 250    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2017 - Transport Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2017

Effective from: 19/09/2017

Decision:

Resolved:  To approve the disposal of part of a parcel of land situated at Barnsley Road, Flockton, Wakefield on the terms set out in the submitted report and to delegate authority to the Head of Legal and Governance Services to progress the matter to completion.

Lead officer: Sarah Lofthouse


08/09/2017 - Road Networks Update ref: 249    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2017 - Transport Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2017

Effective from: 19/09/2017

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)                 That the Memorandum of Understanding for the collaborative management of a Key Route Network for West Yorkshire be agreed.

 

(ii)               That the work by Transport for the North to create a Major Road Network for the North be noted and that WYCA undertakes further work to identify and prioritise priorities.

 

(iii)             That a workshop session on Key Route Network implementation and Major Road Network proposals is held with Transport Committee and Portfolio Holders to provide updates on activity and input to actions and priorities.

Lead officer: Steve Heckley


08/09/2017 - East Midlands Rail Franchise Consultation ref: 248    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2017 - Transport Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2017

Effective from: 19/09/2017

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)                 That the proposed approach to the EM consultation, as summarised in the submitted paper, be endorsed, and to delegate to the Chair and WYCA Managing Director to submit a corresponding response document after circulation to Transport Committee members.

 

(ii)               That WYCA officers continue to work with the three bidders shortlisted for the EM franchise, and with Rail North, to pursue positive outcomes for the Leeds City Region from the specification of the new franchise.

Lead officer: Michael Sasse


08/09/2017 - Trans-Pennine Route Upgrade ref: 247    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2017 - Transport Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2017

Effective from: 19/09/2017

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)                 That the contents of the report be noted.

 

(ii)               That the greater involvement of WYCA in the development of the TRU scheme, including the forthcoming choices about scope and outputs, directly and through Rail North and Transport for the North, be endorsed.

 

(iii)             That a shared statement to Government be developed to articulate how important the TRU scheme is to West Yorkshire and the wider City Region, and that further actions be explored and pursued in order to lobby government in favour of the TRU scheme.

Lead officer: James Nutter


08/09/2017 - Minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 7 July 2017 ref: 245    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2017 - Transport Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2017

Effective from: 08/09/2017

Decision:

Resolved:  That the minutes of the Transport Committee held on 7 July 2017 be approved and signed by the Chair.

Lead officer: Dathan Tedesco


08/09/2017 - HS2 and the HS2 Growth Strategy ref: 246    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2017 - Transport Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2017

Effective from: 19/09/2017

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)                 That the development of HS2 and the Leeds City Region (LCR) HS2 Growth Strategy be noted.

 

(ii)               That the principles of WYCA’s response to the HS2 consultation on its rolling stock depot location, as outlined in paragraph 2.22 of the submitted report, be endorsed and developed further for a report to WYCA in October.

Lead officer: Tom Gifford