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York Railway Station Gateway – Project Delivery

27/11/2020 - York Railway Station Gateway – Funding and Delivery

Resolved:  (i)      That the scope, budget, delivery and procurement strategy of the project be approved.

 

Reason:     To enable arrangements to be put in place to purchase land, place orders with utility companies and proceed with the detailed design and procurement of Packages 1, 2 and 4 of the scheme.

 

                   (ii)      That the Station Gateway budget be increased by £12.250m to reflect the WYCA Transforming Cities grant funding.

 

Reason:     To ensure that the capital programme reflects the latest funding position.

 

                   (iii)     That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Economy & Place, in consultation with the s151 Officer and the Director of Governance or her delegated officers, to draw down further funds from the West Yorkshire-Plus Transport Fund to complete the land purchase negotiations and take such steps as are necessary to enter into the resulting legal agreement(s).

 

Reason:     In order to acquire land from Canada Life (George Stephenson House) and Network Rail to enable the delivery of the scheme.

 

                   (iv)    That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Economy & Place, in consultation with the s151 Officer and the Director of Governance or her delegated officers, to draw down funds from West Yorkshire-Plus Transport fund to place orders with utility companies to fund Package 1: Enabling Works (package value £2.04m) to divert services from Queen Street Bridge through the station car park.

 

Reason:     To enable delivery of Package 1: Enabling Works.

 

                   (v)     That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Economy & Place, in consultation with the s151 Officer and the Director of Governance or her delegated officers, to draw down funds from West Yorkshire-Plus Transport fund to issue a task order to commence detailed design of the scheme.

 

Reason:     To enable the production of detailed cost plans and to progress the scheme to procurement.


 

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