Decisions

Use the below search options to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the Combined Authority’s decision making bodies and key officers.

Please note that we migrated to a new system on 26 May 2017. Decisions taken before that date can be viewed through the Committees page by browsing to the relevant committee and agenda, or through the Search documents page to search for the item you require information about.

Decisions published

13/01/2022 - Internal Audit Charter ref: 1148    Recommendations Approved

The Managing Director attended the Governance and Audit Committee informal consultative meeting on 13 January and had regard to both the report presented to that meeting and the views expressed by the members of the Committee before making the decision.

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision published: 18/01/2022

Effective from: 13/01/2022

Decision:

That the Internal Audit Charter be approved

Lead officer: Ben Still


07/01/2022 - Harrogate Road – New Line ref: 1147    Recommendations Approved

Change Request - Approval for the scheme to progress through Activity 6 (Delivery) and work commence on Activity 7 (Close and Review)

Increase of spend from £12.327m to £13.754m (£1.427m) due to unknown utilities, COVID-19 and issues with suppliers.

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from: 15/01/2022

Decision:

(i)          The change request to the Harrogate Road – New Line is approved to increase the total value of Combined Authority funding from the current approval of £7,665,000 to £8,812,000 (increase of £1,147,000) due to exceptional circumstances.  CBMDC match funding has been increased from £2,736,000 to £3,016,000 (increase of £280,000). The total project value is £13,754,000.

(ii)         The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing Funding Agreement with Bradford Council for expenditure of up to £8,812,000 from the West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund.

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

 

Lead officer: Freedom.Info@westyorks-ca.gov.uk


07/01/2022 - Leeds City Centre Network and Interchange Package - Armley Gyratory ref: 1146    Recommendations Approved

Approval for the scheme to progress through Activity 4 (Full Business Case)

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from: 15/01/2022

Decision:

(i)           Phase 1 of the Leeds City Centre Package Armley Gyratory scheme proceeds through decision point 4 and work commences on activity 5 (Delivery).

(ii)         Approval of £27,930,000 for Phase 1 of the Leeds City Centre Package Armley Gyratory scheme is given from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund, bringing the total approved to £31,510,000.

(iii)        Phase 2 of the Leeds City Centre Package Armley Gyratory scheme continues to develop its Final Business Case.

(iv)        Indicative Approval of £10,460,000 for Phase 2 of the Leeds City Centre Package Armley Gyratory scheme is given from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund.

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

Conditions

The following conditions have been set by PAT to gain Approval to Proceed to Delivery for Phase 1:

(i)           Complete detailed design to inform a Target Cost (price) affordable to the scheme.

(ii)         Conclude land acquisition and secure required licenses.

(iii)        Evidence pre-scheme (Autumn 2021) Monitoring & Evaluation data capture

Lead officer: Freedom.Info@westyorks-ca.gov.uk


06/01/2022 - York Castle Gateway ref: 1145    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from: 15/01/2022

Decision:

(i)          The York Castle Gateway scheme proceeds through decision point 3 and work commences on activity 4 (Full business case)

(ii)         An indicative approval to the total value of £4,600,000 is given from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund with full approval to spend once the package has progressed through the assurance process to decision point 5.

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

 

Lead officer: Freedom.Info@westyorks-ca.gov.uk


06/01/2022 - Bus Franchising Assessment Scheme ref: 1144    Recommendations Approved

Approval for the scheme to progress through Activity 2 (Strategic Outline Case)

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision published: 07/01/2022

Effective from: 15/01/2022

Decision:

(i)          The Bus Franchising Needs Assessment project proceeds through decision point 2 (strategic outline case) and work commences on activity 4 (full business case).

(ii)         An indicative approval to the total project value of £7,000,000 is given with full approval to spend being granted once the scheme has progressed through the assurance process to Decision Point 5.

(iii)       Development costs of £1,000,000 are approved in order to progress the scheme to Decision Point 5, taking the total project approval to £1,000,000.

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

 

Lead officer: Freedom.Info@westyorks-ca.gov.uk