Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To provide an update on the progress of the Portway Park & Ride Rail Station project and seek approval to bid for, accept and spend additional funding from the West of England Combined Authority (WECA).
1. Approved a request for an additional £1.2m from WECA to fund additional NR costs and £0.2m for BCC costs.
2. Approved the request for up to £0.2m of revenue operating costs from WECA over three years.
3. Authorised the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member Transport, to take all steps required to submit the requests for additional funding and if approved, negotiate and enter into any required grant agreements with WECA to enable this funding to be drawn down and spent on the project as outlined in this report.
4. Noted the completion of the Portway Park & Ride Rail Station, which will open to passengers by summer 2023.
Report author: Adam Crowther
Publication date: 07/03/2023
Date of decision: 07/03/2023
Decided at meeting: 07/03/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 15/03/2023