Agenda and decisions

West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee
Wednesday, 8th July, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting - To be livestreamed here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCazjNSGpqZZT41Vibn2ZK9A/live (copy and paste the link in your browser).

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

3.

Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

4.

Minutes of the Meeting of the West Yorkshire and York Investment Committee held on 9 June pdf icon PDF 178 KB

5.

Governance Arrangements pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Additional documents:

6.

Capital Programme Update pdf icon PDF 241 KB

7.

Capital Spending and Project Approvals pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Decision:

(i)          That in respect of West Yorkshire Mass Transit programme the Investment Committee recommended to the Combined Authority that:

(a)        The West Yorkshire Mass Transit programme proceeds through decision point 1 (Strategic assessment) and work commences on activity 2 (Strategic outline case) 

(b)        An approval for development funding is agreed for £2.041 million from WY+TF Transformational Fund to develop the feasibility of the scheme.

(c)        Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report 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. 

(ii)         That in respect of the A64 Bus Priority and Park and Ride the Investment Committee recommended to the Combined Authority that:

(a)        The A64 Bus Priority & Park & Ride package proceeds through decision point 2 (Strategic outline case) and work commences on activity 3 (Outline business case).

(b)        An indicative approval of £7 million is given from the Transforming Cities Fund with full approval to spend being granted once the scheme package has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5 (Full business case with finalised costs).

(c)        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 package remaining within the tolerances outlined in this report.

(iii)           That in respect of the Integrated Corporate System project the Investment Committee recommended to the Combined Authority that:

(a)        The Integrated Corporate Systems project proceeds through decision point 2 (Strategic outline case) and work commences on activity 4 (full business case).

(b)        An indicative approval to the total project value of £1.5 million is given from the Combined Authority’s own capital programme and reserves. with full approval to spend being granted once the scheme has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 4.

(c)        Development costs of £150,000 are approved in order to progress the scheme to decision point 4 (Full business case).

(d)        Future approvals are made in accordance with the assurance pathway and approval route outlined in this report including at decision point 4 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.

(iv)           That in respect of the Bradford Strategic Transport Model the Investment Committee recommended to the Combined Authority that:

(a)        The Bradford Strategic Transport Model project proceeds through Decision Point 2 (Strategic outline case) and work commences on Activity 5 (full business case with finalised costs).

(b)        An indicative approval to the Combined Authority’s contribution of £367,000 (which will be funded through the West Yorkshire Transport Fund) is given. The remainder of the funding is from City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (£342,000). The total  ...  view the full decision text for item 7.

7a

A629 (Phase1b) – Elland Wood Bottom to Salterhebble Hill

Decision:

(i)              That in respect of the A629 Phase 1b the Investment Committee recommended that:

(a)        The A629 phase 1b project proceeds through decision point 4 and work commences on activity 5 (Full business case with finalised costs).

(b)        An indicative approval to the total project value of £27.83 million 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)        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.