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 Transforming bus and active travel opportunities between Dewsbury and Bradford (A638) -
That following a recommendation from the Investment Committee, the Combined Authority approves:
(i) That the Transforming bus and active travel opportunities between Dewsbury and Bradford (A638) package proceeds through decision point 2 (strategic outline case) and work commences on activity 3 (outline business case)
(ii) That an indicative approval to the total value of Combined Authority funding £16 million is given from the Transforming Cities Fund to spend once the package has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5 (full business case with finalised costs).
(iii) That the Combined Authority approve further development costs to progress this scheme to decision point 3 (outline business case) of £80,000, taking the total approved to £350,000 and enter into an amended funding agreement with Kirklees Council for an additional £80,000 from the Transforming Cities Fund.
(iv) That future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in the submitted 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 package remaining within the tolerances outlined in the report.
Report author: Fiona Limb
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