Issue - decisions
Active Travel Programme – Project Scope
i. Approved the project outlines including the extension of the Acomb Road scheme to include the section from Beckfield Lane to Hebden Rise, with a number of individual changes to the documents detailed in the minutes. To delegate to the Director of Environment, Transport and Planning in consultation with the Executive Member further amendments to the outlines of the projects.
Reason: To enable officers to progress projects effectively within the Active Travel Programme.
ii. Agreed to delegate to the Director of Environment, Transport and Planning in consultation with Director of Governance and Chief Finance Officer the procurement of design resource for the ‘A19 Cycle Scheme’ and the A1237 section over the River Ouse’ scheme.
Reason: To support progress of the identified projects.
iii. Confirmed and approved the proposed prioritisation of projects within the programme.
Reason: To support the creation of more accurate programme timescales and allow more effective assignment of resource.
iv. Confirmed and approved the budget allocation follows the above prioritisation in decision iii. This approach being one that assigns funding to projects as and when the necessary feasibility information becomes available, rather than waiting for information on all projects within the programme.
Reason: To ensure an appropriate balance is reached between obtaining value for money and the expeditious delivery of schemes.