Decision details

Capital Spending and Project Approvals

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

Resolved:

 

a)    That in respect of future approvals, the Combined Authority approves that the schemes in the funding programmes shown in paragraph 4.3 of the submitted report are allocated to the indicated thematic committee also shown in paragraph 4.3 of the submitted report.

b)    That in respect of the York Northern Outer Ring Road, the Combined Authority approves:

 

i)       The change request to the York Northern Outer Ring Road project to bring together the roundabout junction upgrade scheme and the dualling scheme and their associated funding allocations, into one combined scheme, with total scheme costs of £65,193,000, and for development costs of £3,438,000 from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund to progress the combined scheme to full business case, bringing the total development costs to £9,019,000 from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund.

ii)     That the Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with City of York Council for expenditure of up to £9,019,000 from the West Yorkshire + Transport Fund.

iii)    That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in the submitted report.

c)     That in respect of the Department for Transport Capability Fund (Revenue), the Combined Authority approves that:

i)       The Department for Transport Capability Fund (revenue) scheme proceeds through decision point 4 (full business case) and work commences on activity 5 (delivery).

ii)     Approval of £1,351,341 which will be funded through Department for Transport Capability Fund (revenue).

iii)    Approval is delegated to the Director of Delivery to enter into small grant agreements with community organisations and businesses for expenditure up to £50,000 from the DfT’s Capability Fund, as agreed by the scheme’s Programme Board.

iv)   Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in the submitted report.

d)    That in respect of the EZ Langthwaite Extension Phase 1, the Combined Authority approves that, subject to the conditions set by PAT stated in the submitted report:

i)       The Enterprise Zone Langthwaite Business Park Extension Phase 1 scheme proceeds through decision point 4 (full business case) and work commences on activity 5 (delivery).

ii)     Approval is given to the Combined Authority’s contribution of £2,217,000 of which £417,000 is from the Local Growth Fund and £1,800,000 is from the Getting Building Fund.

iii)    The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing Funding Agreement with Wakefield Council for expenditure up to £1,246,000 from the Getting Building Fund.

iv)   Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined.

e)    That in respect of the Wellington House Accommodation Project, the Combined Authority approves the recommendations set out in the exempt appendix 5 of the submitted report.

 

Publication date: 10/09/2021

Date of decision: 09/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 09/09/2021 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Effective from: 18/09/2021

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