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Status:
Implemented
Title:
Local Growth fund - Longbridge Connectivity Scheme FBC
Reference:
000302/2015
Urgent Decision - Not in Forward Plan
No
Details for Agenda Sheet
Joint report of the Director of Planning and Regeneration and the Acting Assistant Director of Transportation and Connectivity.
Implementation Date (not before meeting on)
Tue 8 Dec 2015
Purpose
To submit a full business case to Cabinet for delivery of the infrastructure projects that comprises the Longbridge Connectivity scheme.
Key Portfolio
OLD - Transparency, Openness and Equality
Include item on Forward Plan/ Key Decision
Yes
Decision Maker
Cabinet
Reason For Key Decision
Project will deliver infrastructure schemes across two wards above fin limit
Relevant Documents
Decision Type:
Committee
Decision Maker:
Cabinet
Directorate
Other Information
Private Reason
Decision Outcome
Cabinet on 8 December 2015:- (i) Approved the Full Business Case for the Longbridge Connectivity Scheme at Appendix A of the report at an estimated capital cost of £10.669m, including fees, subject to receiving an offer letter as per paragraph ‘(v)’; (ii) Approved the highway proposals on Longbridge Lane, Lickey Road, Bristol Road South and Tessall Lane as attached in Appendix F to the report; (iii) Approved the acceptance of a grant totalling £2.470m from St. Modwen Properties PLC between 2016/2017 and 2017/2018, and land referenced in section 5.9 of the report, to deliver the Longbridge Connectivity Scheme. Letter of support attached at Appendix K to the report; (iv) Accepted an offer of £4.860m of grant funding from the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) Local Growth Fund as part of the Longbridge Connectivity Scheme - Phase 1, which is attached as Appendix J to the report; (v) Accepted £1.970m of grant funding from the GBSLEP Local Growth Fund as part of the Longbridge Connectivity Scheme - Park and Ride, subject to receipt of an offer letter; (vi) Delegated to the Director of Planning and Regeneration the authority to grant aid £1.1m to Network Rail as station owner to deliver Longbridge Railway Station improvements, subject to completion of a funding agreement; (vii) Subject to receiving an offer letter as per paragraph ‘(v)’, delegated to the Director of Planning and Regeneration the authority to grant aid £2.17m to Centro for implementing an extension to the Park and Ride, new Bus Shelters and Wayfinding signage at Longbridge, subject to the completion of a funding agreement; (viii) Delegated to the Director of Property Services the authority to acquire two areas of private land at nil cost to deliver the highway scheme at A38 Bristol Road South and Lickey Road and A38 Bristol Road South and West Works site entrance from St Modwen in order to facilitate the proposed highway junction improvements at these two locations contained in Appendix H to the report; (ix) Noted that the City Council is acting as the accountable body for the Local Growth Fund when providing grant funding to third parties in the delivery of these projects; (x) Authorised the Acting Assistant Director, Transportation and Connectivity to appoint contractors through the City Council’s Highways and Infrastructure Works Framework Contract 2014-18 and, subject to the contract award and works cost being within the pre-estimate, to place orders for the execution of the highways works up to £6.840m; (xi) Authorised the Acting Assistant Director of Transportation and Connectivity to place orders up to the value of £2.094m for the diversion of statutory undertakers’ apparatus in the public highway; (xii) Authorised the Acting Assistant Director, Transportation & Connectivity to appoint contractors through the City Council’s Landscape Construction Framework Agreement 2015-2019 for the removal of trees in advance of the main contract works, subject to the contract award and works cost being within the pre-estimate; (xiii) Authorised the Director of Legal Democratic Services to negotiate, execute, seal and complete all necessary agreements and documentation to give effect to the above recommendations. THE DEADLINE FOR CALL IN IS 1600 HOURS ON TUESDAY, 15 DECEMBER 2015.
Rating:
None
Is the Decision Maker Aware of the Decision:
No
Is the Head of Services Aware of the Decision:
No
Is Decision County Wide:
No
Would the recommended decision be contrary to the budget and policy framework:
No
Further Information:
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Overview and Scrutiny

Economy, Skills and Sustainability Overview and Scrutiny Committee May 15 - May 16

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Decision History

DateTimeCreatedUserFullnameStatusDescriptionDetails
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Page size:
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29/06/2015 11:45:39Janet HinksBusiness Item Created 
29/06/2015 11:45:39Janet HinksCommittee AddedCabinet
29/06/2015 11:45:39Janet HinksOS Committee AddedEconomy, Skills and Sustainability Overview and Scrutiny Committee
29/06/2015 11:45:39Janet HinksWorkflow AssignedWorkflow ID 37C62E07-7457-468C-970E-F0E9BAF69B5E
29/06/2015 11:46:02Janet HinksMeeting Added21/09/2015 1:30PM
29/06/2015 11:49:24Janet HinksContacts Edited 
29/06/2015 11:53:49Janet HinksConsultation/Comments Edited 
29/06/2015 11:53:49Janet HinksContacts Edited 
29/06/2015 11:53:59 Status ChangedDecision Scheduled [1]
14/08/2015 14:49:42Janet HinksMeeting Deleted21/09/2015 1:30PM

Approval/Comments

Workflow ActionUserRequested DateResponse Due DateResponded DateResponseResponse Comment
Approve Janet Hinks Mon 29 Jun 2015 - 11:53 Fri 31 Dec 9999 Mon 29 Jun 2015 - 11:53 Accepted