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Investing in Sheffield's Local Transport System: Progress on the 2014/15 Capital Programme and the Draft 2015/16 Programme

Report of the Executive Director, Place

Decision:

6.1

The Executive Director, Place submitted a report outlining progress on the Council’s overall transport capital programme for 2014/15; and to provide early guidance on the 2015/16 Local Transport Plan programme.

 

 

6.2

RESOLVED: That:-

 

 

 

(a)

current progress on the overall 2014/15 transport programme be noted;

 

 

 

 

(b)

the draft outline 2015/16 LTP transport programme and Better Buses Programme be endorsed, subsequent to the Council’s overall budget setting process; and

 

 

 

 

(c)

officers be instructed to seek appropriate financial approval for each project through the Council’s formal Capital Approval process.

 

 

 

6.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

6.3.1

Council officers have worked with South Yorkshire partners and the relevant Cabinet Lead Member to ensure that the draft proposals for inclusion in the 2015/16 transport capital programme meet the objectives of ‘A Vision for Excellent Transport’, ‘Standing up for Sheffield’ and the Sheffield City Region Transport Strategy. They are also compatible with the Sheffield Bus Partnership Investment Plan and the Council’s Public Health plan and the emerging Cycling Strategy and Green Commission.

 

 

6.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

6.4.1

The alternative options for prioritising the allocations of transport funding were also discussed and endorsed in December 2013.

 

 

6.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

6.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

6.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Simon Green, Executive Director, Place

 

 

6.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Economic and Environmental Wellbeing

 

Minutes:

6.1

The Executive Director, Place submitted a report outlining progress on the Council’s overall transport capital programme for 2014/15; and to provide early guidance on the 2015/16 Local Transport Plan programme.

 

 

6.1.1

In response to a question from Councillor. Chris Rosling Josephs over proposals for the Hackenthorpe scheme, the Executive Director, Place advised that the proposed schemes were at a draft stage and be would be consulted upon before decisions were taken to implement them.

 

 

6.2

RESOLVED: That:-

 

 

 

(a)

current progress on the overall 2014/15 transport programme be noted;

 

 

 

 

(b)

the draft outline 2015/16 LTP transport programme and Better Buses Programme be endorsed, subsequent to the Council’s overall budget setting process; and

 

 

 

 

(c)

officers be instructed to seek appropriate financial approval for each project through the Council’s formal Capital Approval process.

 

 

 

6.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

6.3.1

Council officers have worked with South Yorkshire partners and the relevant Cabinet Lead Member to ensure that the draft proposals for inclusion in the 2015/16 transport capital programme meet the objectives of ‘A Vision for Excellent Transport’, ‘Standing up for Sheffield’ and the Sheffield City Region Transport Strategy. They are also compatible with the Sheffield Bus Partnership Investment Plan and the Council’s Public Health plan and the emerging Cycling Strategy and Green Commission.

 

 

6.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

6.4.1

The alternative options for prioritising the allocations of transport funding were also discussed and endorsed in December 2013.

 

 

6.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

6.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

6.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Simon Green, Executive Director, Place

 

 

6.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Economic and Environmental Wellbeing

 

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