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Agenda item

Investing in Sheffield's Local Transport System: The 2014/15 Capital Programme

Report of the Executive Director, Place

Decision:

8.1

The Executive Director, Place submitted a report confirming the previously reported overall transport Capital Programme for the Council in 2014/15.

 

 

8.2

RESOLVED: That:-

 

 

 

(a)

the previously outlined draft 2014/15 Local Transport Plan programme be confirmed subsequent to the Council’s overall budget setting process; and

 

 

 

 

(b)

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

 

 

 

8.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

8.3.1

Council officers have worked with South Yorkshire partners and the relevant Cabinet Lead Member to ensure that the proposed LTP Capital Programme for 2014/15 and the LSTF and “Better Buses” programmes meet the objectives of ‘A Vision for Excellent Transport’, ‘Standing up for Sheffield’ and the Sheffield City Region Transport Strategy.

 

 

8.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

8.4.1

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

 

 

8.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

8.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

8.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Simon Green, Executive Director, Place

 

 

8.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Economic and Environmental Wellbeing

 

Minutes:

8.1

The Executive Director, Place submitted a report confirming the previously reported overall transport Capital Programme for the Council in 2014/15.

 

 

8.2

RESOLVED: That:-

 

 

 

(a)

the previously outlined draft 2014/15 Local Transport Plan programme be confirmed subsequent to the Council’s overall budget setting process; and

 

 

 

 

(b)

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

 

 

 

8.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

8.3.1

Council officers have worked with South Yorkshire partners and the relevant Cabinet Lead Member to ensure that the proposed LTP Capital Programme for 2014/15 and the LSTF and “Better Buses” programmes meet the objectives of ‘A Vision for Excellent Transport’, ‘Standing up for Sheffield’ and the Sheffield City Region Transport Strategy.

 

 

8.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

8.4.1

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

 

 

 

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