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Issue - decisions

Parkwood Access Road

15/03/2021 - Parkwood Access Road

Agreed that the Leader of the Council:

 

1) Approves a £300k feasibility budget to be funded from an existing Sheffield City Region (“SCR”) loan. If the Council are successful in being awarded an up to £6m grant from SCR, which is currently being applied for, it is expected that the loan will be accounted for from the SCR grant. In the event of the scheme not proceeding and the SCR loan and or grant funding having to be repaid then the £300k to be covered from CIF revenue.

 

2) Confirms support to and endorses the Council’s bid for up to £6m of grant funding from SCR for this project and in principle agrees to the Council accepting the funding should the Council be successful subject to the grant terms being received and agreed by the delegated officers.

 

3) Delegates authority to the Executive Director of Place in consultation with the Director of Legal and Governance and the Director of Finance and Commercial Services to accept the grant of up to £6m from Sheffield City Region and to enter into a grant agreement should the Council be successful.

 

4) Subject to the £6m grant from SCR being accepted, authorises the inclusion of a £6m budget into the capital programme for the delivery of the access road and car park scheme.

 

5) Approves the procurement strategy to enable the design work to be progressed via the Capital Delivery Partner Framework and appointment of a contractor through the YorCivil framework via rotation on a two-stage basis.

 

6) Delegates authority to the Director of Finance and Commercial Services and the Director of Legal and Governance or duly delegated officer to award the contract.

 

7) Delegates authority to the Chief Property Officer and Director of Legal and Governance to negotiate terms for agreements required with landowners to enable the construction and use of the road and car park for the benefit of the project including any reasonable variations to the boundaries as required and that the Director of Legal and Governance be authorised to complete all necessary legal documentation required.

 

8) Delegates authority to the Chief Property Officer and Director of Legal and Governance to negotiate terms for a variation to the existing Agreement for Lease and Lease with Extreme to reflect the construction of the road and car park by Sheffield City Council including any reasonable variations to the boundaries as required and that the Director of Legal and Governance be authorised to complete all necessary legal documentation required.

 

9) To the extent not already delegated to them by the Leader’s Scheme of Delegation, delegates authority to the Executive Director of Place, in consultation with the Director of Legal Services and the Director of Finance and Commercial Services, to take any other decisions necessary in order to meet the aims and objectives of the report.