Decision details

Avonmouth Fibre Extension Project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval for the Avonmouth Fibre Extension project to support better broadband connectivity by enabling fibre infrastructure.

Decision:

Cabinet:

  1. Approved the Avonmouth Fibre Extension (AFE) project to support better broadband connectivity for the North West of the city (enabling fibre infrastructure).
  2. Approved the making of an application to DCMS for a grant of £1.7m under the LFFN programme.
  3. Authorised the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Deputy Mayor Finance, Governance and Performance and s.151 Officer - in the event that the DCMS application is successful - to accept the grant and to take all steps required to enter into any agreements or contracts to spend the grant to deliver the Avonmouth Fibre Extension project.

 

Report author: Pete Anderson

Publication date: 06/10/2020

Date of decision: 06/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/10/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/10/2020

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