Decisions

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Decisions published

09/09/2021 - Business Productivity and Resilience Plan ref: 1093    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 09/09/2021 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision published: 10/09/2021

Effective from: 18/09/2021

Decision:

Resolved: That the Combined Authority endorses publication of the priorities and indicative actions of the Business Productivity and Resilience Plan as part of the region’s Strategic Economic Framework.

 


09/09/2021 - DfT Capability Fund (Revenue) ref: 1096    Recommendations Approved

Approval for the scheme to progress through Activity 5

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 09/09/2021 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision published: 10/09/2021

Effective from: 18/09/2021

Decision:

Resolved: That in respect of the Department for Transport Capability Fund (Revenue), the Combined Authority approves that:

i)       The Department for Transport Capability Fund (revenue) scheme proceeds through decision point 4 (full business case) and work commences on activity 5 (delivery).

ii)     Approval of £1,351,341 which will be funded through Department for Transport Capability Fund (revenue).

iii)    Approval is delegated to the Director of Delivery to enter into small grant agreements with community organisations and businesses for expenditure up to £50,000 from the DfT’s Capability Fund, as agreed by the scheme’s Programme Board.

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

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


09/09/2021 - Economic Recovery ref: 1092    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 09/09/2021 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision published: 10/09/2021

Effective from: 18/09/2021

Decision:

Resolved: That the Combined Authority:

a)    Notes the update on COVID-19 support in West Yorkshire.

b)    Comments on the refreshed draft of the West Yorkshire Economic Recovery Plan and commits to review further at future meetings as the economy develops.

 


09/09/2021 - Wellington House Accommodation Project ref: 1098    Recommendations Approved

Change Request

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 09/09/2021 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision published: 10/09/2021

Effective from: 18/09/2021

Decision:

Resolved: That in respect of the Wellington House Accommodation Project, the Combined Authority approves the recommendations set out in the exempt appendix 5 of the submitted report.

Lead officer: Louise Porter


09/09/2021 - Getting Building Fund: Enterprise Zones Expansions - Wakefield Langthwaite ref: 1097    Recommendations Approved

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

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 09/09/2021 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision published: 10/09/2021

Effective from: 18/09/2021

Decision:

Resolved: That in respect of the EZ Langthwaite Extension Phase 1, the Combined Authority approves that, subject to the conditions set by PAT stated in the submitted report:

i)       The Enterprise Zone Langthwaite Business Park Extension Phase 1 scheme proceeds through decision point 4 (full business case) and work commences on activity 5 (delivery).

ii)     Approval is given to the Combined Authority’s contribution of £2,217,000 of which £417,000 is from the Local Growth Fund and £1,800,000 is from the Getting Building Fund.

iii)    The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing Funding Agreement with Wakefield Council for expenditure up to £1,246,000 from the Getting Building Fund.

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

Lead officer: Rob Tranmer


09/09/2021 - Transport Fund: York Northern Outer Ring Road - CR5 ref: 1095    Recommendations Approved

Approval for the CR5 Change Request

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 09/09/2021 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision published: 10/09/2021

Effective from: 18/09/2021

Decision:

Resolved: That in respect of the York Northern Outer Ring Road, the Combined Authority approves:

 

i)       The change request to the York Northern Outer Ring Road project to bring together the roundabout junction upgrade scheme and the dualling scheme and their associated funding allocations, into one combined scheme, with total scheme costs of £65,193,000, and for development costs of £3,438,000 from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund to progress the combined scheme to full business case, bringing the total development costs to £9,019,000 from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund.

ii)     That the Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with City of York Council for expenditure of up to £9,019,000 from the West Yorkshire + Transport Fund.

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

Lead officer: David Sheard


09/09/2021 - Capital Spending and Project Approvals ref: 1094    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 09/09/2021 - West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Decision published: 10/09/2021

Effective from: 18/09/2021

Decision:

Resolved:

 

a)    That in respect of future approvals, the Combined Authority approves that the schemes in the funding programmes shown in paragraph 4.3 of the submitted report are allocated to the indicated thematic committee also shown in paragraph 4.3 of the submitted report.

b)    That in respect of the York Northern Outer Ring Road, the Combined Authority approves:

 

i)       The change request to the York Northern Outer Ring Road project to bring together the roundabout junction upgrade scheme and the dualling scheme and their associated funding allocations, into one combined scheme, with total scheme costs of £65,193,000, and for development costs of £3,438,000 from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund to progress the combined scheme to full business case, bringing the total development costs to £9,019,000 from the West Yorkshire plus Transport Fund.

ii)     That the Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with City of York Council for expenditure of up to £9,019,000 from the West Yorkshire + Transport Fund.

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

c)     That in respect of the Department for Transport Capability Fund (Revenue), the Combined Authority approves that:

i)       The Department for Transport Capability Fund (revenue) scheme proceeds through decision point 4 (full business case) and work commences on activity 5 (delivery).

ii)     Approval of £1,351,341 which will be funded through Department for Transport Capability Fund (revenue).

iii)    Approval is delegated to the Director of Delivery to enter into small grant agreements with community organisations and businesses for expenditure up to £50,000 from the DfT’s Capability Fund, as agreed by the scheme’s Programme Board.

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

d)    That in respect of the EZ Langthwaite Extension Phase 1, the Combined Authority approves that, subject to the conditions set by PAT stated in the submitted report:

i)       The Enterprise Zone Langthwaite Business Park Extension Phase 1 scheme proceeds through decision point 4 (full business case) and work commences on activity 5 (delivery).

ii)     Approval is given to the Combined Authority’s contribution of £2,217,000 of which £417,000 is from the Local Growth Fund and £1,800,000 is from the Getting Building Fund.

iii)    The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing Funding Agreement with Wakefield Council for expenditure up to £1,246,000 from the Getting Building Fund.

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

e)    That in respect of the Wellington House Accommodation Project, the Combined Authority approves the recommendations set out in the exempt appendix 5 of the submitted report.

 


08/09/2021 - Finance Overview ref: 1091    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Finance, Resources, and Corporate Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2021 - Finance, Resources, and Corporate Committee

Decision published: 10/09/2021

Effective from: 18/09/2021

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)      That the Committee notes the financial position as reported.

 

(ii)     That in reference to the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme Review Part 2 the Finance, Resources and Corporate Committee approved:

(a)        The reprofiled (updated) indicative allocations, as set out in the updated version of Appendix 2 (table 2).

(b)        The Leeds City Council costs for rail package schemes, as set out in the updated Appendix 2 (table 3).

(c)        That the Combined Authority issues addendums to the existing Funding Agreements with Leeds City Council for expenditure from the LPTIP Fund for the LCC costs for rail package schemes.

(iii)       That in relation to the funding for Leeds City Council on the bus delivery package schemes the Finance, Resources and Corporate Committee approved:

(a)    The LCC costs for bus delivery package schemes, as set out in Appendix 2 (table 4). 

(b)    That the Combined Authority issues addendums to the existing Funding Agreements with Leeds City Council for expenditure from the LPTIP Fund.

(iv)       That in relation to the Leeds Integrated Station Masterplan expenditure the Finance, Resources and Corporate Committee approved:

(a)        That the Combined Authority issues an addendum to the existing Funding Agreement with Leeds City Council for expenditure of £1,000,000 from the LPTIP Fund to the Leeds Integrated Station Masterplan (LISM) project. 

 


27/08/2021 - White Rose Station ref: 1090    Recommendations Approved

To enable funding to be in place for preparatory work to continue on the White Rose Station scheme in advance of the signing of a new Grant Agreement with the developer. The station will be a new rail station with associated access situated on the existing Leeds – Huddersfield Line alongside the White Rose Office Park, Millshaw, Leeds, between Morley and Cottingley on the Transpennine route.

Decision Maker: Director of Corporate Services

Decision published: 02/09/2021

Effective from: 27/08/2021

Decision:

To approve that
• The change request to re-profile the existing LPTIP allocation on the scheme to use the unspent £741,000 from the LPTIP Grant Agreement 1 approval to fund immediate works, required to maintain the contractors programme and hit key pre booked possession dates, is approved.

• The Combined Authority enters into a deed of variation to the existing Grant Agreement with the developer.

Lead officer: Angela Taylor


27/08/2021 - TCF Early Wins – York, Scarborough Bridge ref: 1089    Recommendations Approved

To enable ongoing work to continue to complete this scheme which will enhance the recently completed Scarborough Bridge in York by making a number of improvements on the Scarborough Bridge to Bootham Park route, aimed to make it easier and help encourage greater use of the river crossing by pedestrians, cyclists and the disabled

Decision Maker: Director of Corporate Services

Decision published: 02/09/2021

Effective from: 27/08/2021

Decision:

To approve that
• The change request to the TCF Early Wins York Scarborough Bridge project to extend construction completion dates for 3 elements of the scheme with a final completion date of 31 March 2022 is approved.

• The Combined Authority enters into an addendum to the existing funding agreement with City of York Council (CYC) for expenditure of up to £280,000 from the Transforming Cities Fund – Tranche 1 for York Scarborough Bridge scheme

Lead officer: Angela Taylor