As Cabinet Member for Highways & Transport, I give approval to accept the capital grant from Ebbsfleet Development Company and to take the UTMC project through the stages of development and specifically for:
i. Approval for KCC to enter into a funding agreement with EDC subject to the approval of the Corporate Director of Finance, Corporate & Strategic Services
ii. Approval to undertake the design and surveys for the UTMC project. The design work will be undertaken by the KCC Traffic & Network Solutions team.
iii. Approval to progress all statutory approvals or consents required for the schemes, including transfer of land and rights;
iv. Approval to carry out any additional consultation required for the scheme;
v. Approval to enter into construction contracts as necessary for the delivery and future maintenance of the scheme;
vi. Approval for any further decisions required to allow the scheme to proceed through to delivery to be taken by the Corporate Director of Growth, Environment & Transport under the Officer Scheme of Delegations following prior consultation with the Cabinet Member