Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Approval for the scheme to progress through
Activity 2 (Strategic Outline Case).
Resolved: In respect of CIP Phase 2 Delivery –
That following a recommendation from the Investment Committee, the Combined Authority approves:
(i) That the CIP Phase 2 Programme proceeds through decision point 2 (strategic outline case) and work commences on individual schemes to activity 3 (outline business case).
(ii) That an indicative approval to the total programme value of £47.35 million is given from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund with full approval to spend being granted once the schemes have progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5 (full business case with finalised costs).
(iii) That approval be given to development costs of £4 million from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund of which £3 million to fund business case development costs in order to progress schemes within CIP Phase 2 to decision point 3 (outline business case) and £1 million to be allocated to support programme resilience and contingency.
(iv) That the Combined Authority enters into a funding agreement with: Kirklees council for expenditure up to £600,000; Calderdale council for expenditure up to £600,000; Bradford council for expenditure up to £670,000; Wakefield council for expenditure up to £1.13 million; all from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund.
(v) That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted report including at decision point 4 (full business case) and decision point 5 (full business case with finalised costs) 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 the report.
Report author: James Bennett
Publication date: 07/09/2020
Date of decision: 04/09/2020
Decided at meeting: 04/09/2020 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Effective from: 15/09/2020