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Iron Lane – Stechford Junction Improvements – Full Business Case
Urgent Decision - Not in Forward Plan
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Report of Strategic Director of Economy
Implementation Date (not before meeting on)
Tue 16 May 2017
To seek approval to the Full Business Case
Key Portfolio
OLD - Development, Transport and the Economy
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more than £1m Capital and more than 1 Ward
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On 16 May 2017, Cabinet:- (i) In its capacity as the Council and as Accountable Body for the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, approved the Full Business Case for the Iron Lane Junction Improvement Scheme as detailed in Appendix A to the report and the project cost breakdown as detailed in the private report, at a total capital cost of £12.984m including fees; (ii) Authorised the Assistant Director, Transportation and Connectivity to enter into a funding agreement and accept £5m of Local Growth Fund grant funding through the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership; (iii) Approved the making of a Compulsory Purchase Order under sections 239, 240 and 250 of the Highways Act 1980 in respect of the land and rights within the areas shown edged black on drawing CA_02709_S1_001 Rev J (Appendix F to the report); (iv) Authorised the City Solicitor to carry out all preparatory work for the Compulsory Purchase Order (including land referencing), and make and submit the order to the Secretary of State for Transport for confirmation, preparation for Public Inquiry (if required) and to serve all necessary notices to give effect to the Compulsory Purchase Order and its implementation, including High Court Enforcement Officer Notices and (if granted power to do so) to confirm the Compulsory Purchase Order; (v) Authorised the Assistant Director of Property (Interim) to negotiate and complete the acquisition (and disposal if required) of any interest to facilitate the building of the new highway including easements and drainage in the adjoining land connected to the scheme, in advance of and alongside the confirmation of the Compulsory Purchase Order and to agree costs and compensation relating to the Compulsory Purchase Order, and authorise the City Solicitor to complete such acquisitions or disposals or easements and seal any documents in connection therewith; (vi) Authorised the City Solicitor to draft and submit for confirmation an Order in accordance with Section 14 and Section 125 of the Highways Act 1980 (or other such similar Orders as may be required) to support the Compulsory Purchase Order; (vii) Authorised the City Solicitor to advertise of the loss of Public Open Space within the area shown edged black on the plan at Appendix G, in accordance with Section122(2A) of the Local Government Act 1972, and consideration by the Leader of any objections to the appropriation; (viii) Subject to the Leader being satisfied after consideration of any such objections in respect of (vii) above, or if no objections are received, approved the appropriation of the open space land from Place Directorate to Economy Directorate for Transportation use; (ix) Noted the use of £7.038m Bus Lane Enforcement Surplus to fund this project in line with the Updated Transportation and Highways Funding Strategy 2017/18 to 2022/23 Programme Definition Document Report to Cabinet 16th May 2017; (x) Authorised the City Solicitor to negotiate, execute and complete all necessary agreements and documentation to give effect to the above recommendations. THE DEADLINE FOR CALL IN IS 1600 HOURS ON MONDAY 22 MAY 2017.
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(OLD) Hodge Hill; (OLD) Stechford and Yardley North; (OLD) Washwood Heath


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Economy, Skills and Transport Overview and Scrutiny Committee

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29/06/2015 15:31:45Janet HinksBusiness Item Created 
29/06/2015 15:31:45Janet HinksCommittee AddedCabinet
29/06/2015 15:31:45Janet HinksOS Committee AddedEconomy, Skills and Sustainability Overview and Scrutiny Committee
29/06/2015 15:31:46Janet HinksWorkflow AssignedWorkflow ID 6874EBAC-9EEF-4FAE-BF80-70E220F13C21
29/06/2015 15:31:55 Status ChangedDecision Scheduled [1]
29/06/2015 15:32:17Janet HinksMeeting Added28/09/2015 1:30PM
29/06/2015 15:33:29Janet HinksContacts Edited 
29/06/2015 15:35:33Janet HinksConsultation/Comments Edited 
29/06/2015 15:35:33Janet HinksContacts Edited 
29/06/2015 15:36:02Janet HinksWard AddedHodge Hill


Workflow ActionUserRequested DateResponse Due DateResponded DateResponseResponse Comment
Approve Janet Hinks Mon 29 Jun 2015 - 03:31 Fri 31 Dec 9999 Mon 29 Jun 2015 - 03:31 Accepted