Decision details

Metrobus Upgrade Package

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval in relation to grant funding from the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) for improvement works, authorisation for use of the Metrobus budget and note measures to improve delivery of capital programmes within City Transport and Highways & Traffic Services.




Metrobus upgrade package

  1. Authorised the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member Transport to submit a grant funding bid to WECA for £649,657.00 and if successful, take all necessary steps to agree the terms of the grant award and spend the funding to deliver the projects outlined in the report including procuring all necessary goods, service and works contracts (which may be over £500k) within the grant funding limit.

Budget Summary Update

  1. Noted the Director Legal and Democratic Services in consultation with the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration s151 Officer and Cabinet Member for Transport will where relevant take all steps required to agree a settlement in relation to the matters set out in exempt appendix I and any other claims within the maximum budget envelope set out in this report which was approved by Full Council on 2 March.


Report author: John Roy

Publication date: 03/03/2022

Date of decision: 03/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 03/03/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 12/03/2022

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