To note that a decision (number 17/00044) has been taken in accordance with the process set out in Appendix 4 Part 6 of the Council’s constitution to accept the DfT funding to enable the StAR programme to be delivered
(1) Mr Balfour (Cabinet Member for Planning, Highways, Transport and Waste) introduced the report which set out details of an award of £1,452,000 from the Department of Transport following a successful bid. Confirmation of the funding had been received in April 2017 and he had taken a decision between meetings of the Cabinet Committee to enable progress to be made in April, May and June 2017 towards mobilising partners and delivering the project.
(2) Resolved that it be noted that decision number 17/00044 had been taken in accordance with the process set out in Appendix 4 Part 6 of the Council’s constitution to accept the DfT funding to enable the StAR programme to be delivered. Specifically this comprised approval to spend this grant in order to:
i) Pay staffing costs associated with delivering the programme;
ii) Delegate authority to the Director of Highways, Transportation and Waste to procure, award and amend contracts as necessary; and
iii) Make grants to transport operators, community interest companies and businesses, in accordance with our agreement procedures.