Decision details

Capital Spending and Project Approvals

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)          That in respect of Active & Sustainable Travel in Leeds City Centre (Bishopgate) Active Investment Committee recommends to the Combined Authority:

(a)        That the Active & Sustainable Travel in Leeds City Centre (Bishopgate) package of schemes proceeds through decision point 2 (strategic outline case) and work commences on bringing individual schemes through at activity 3 (outline business case).

 

(b)        That an indicative approval to the total package value of £39.5 million of which £39.5 million is being funded from the Transforming Cities Fund with full approval to spend being granted once individual schemes have progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5.

 

(c)         That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report including at decision point 5 through a delegation to the Combined Authority’s Managing Director following a recommendation by the Combined Authority’s Portfolio Appraisal Team. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.

(ii)         That in respect of the East Leeds Demand Responsive Transport scheme the Investment Committee recommends to the Combined Authority:

(a)        That the East Leeds Demand Responsive Transport scheme proceeds through decision point 3 and work commences on activity 5 (full business case with finalised costs).

(b)        That an indicative approval to the total project value of £2.234 million, is given with the Combined Authority’s funding contribution of £1.466 million (Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP) – £763,000, Local Transport Plan – Integrated Transport Block Programme - £703,000) with full approval to spend being granted once the scheme has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5 (full business case with finalised costs).

(c)         That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report including at decision point 5 through a delegation to the Combined Authority’s Managing Director following a recommendation by the Combined Authority’s Programme Appraisal Team. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.

(iii)       The in respect of The City Connect Phase 3: Castleford Greenway Phase 4 project the Investment Committee recommends to the Combined Authority:

(a)        That the City Connect Phase 3: Castleford Greenway Phase 4 project proceeds through decision point 4 and work commences on activity 5 (full business case with finalised costs).

(b)        That an indicative approval to the total project value of £371,686 is given from the West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund with full approval to spend being granted once the scheme has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5 (full business case with finalised costs).

(c) That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report including at decision point 5 through a delegation to the Combined Authority’s Managing Director following a recommendation by the Combined Authority’s Programme Appraisal Team. This will be subject to the scheme remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.

 

 

 

 

 

Publication date: 14/05/2020

Date of decision: 13/05/2020

Decided at meeting: 13/05/2020 - West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee

Effective from: 22/05/2020

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