Venue: Council Chamber, City Hall
Contact: Andrea Dell
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Questions - Written questions must be submitted by 12.00 noon on Thursday 14
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The Board is asked to:
1. Review the contents of all the Value for Money reports.
2. Produce a report for Cabinet outlining OSM Board members’ observations on the Value for Money reports, to contribute to future decision making.
An overview of each session is set out below, including a summary of key points at the conclusion of each session which OSM Board members agreed should be considered in formulating their report to Cabinet.
All 3 sessions were webcast and the discussion can be accessed in full from this link:
Due to the extensive detail that needed to be considered, the OSM Board’s scrutiny of these reports took place over 3 structured sessions:
At this second session, the Board focused on:
At this third session, the Board focused on:
6.1 KEY CONCLUSIONS AND COMMENTS TO CABINET AS SUMMARISED BY THE CHAIR, COUNCILLOR GOLLOP
There appears to be a fair degree of consensus amongst members and across parties. We see that the proposed Arena at Temple Meads is a fully developed project that is ready to start, and that the alternative proposal is very much at its early stages.
We see that KPMG indicate that the potential benefits are greater from the alternative site and alternative use for Arena Island, but KPMG also state that the risks attached to the alternative projects have not been quantified and that has to be considered by the Mayor in making his decision.
We sense that officers favour the Filton proposal. Whilst we understand that in that scenario YTL take the project risk, Members also see that they are the main beneficiary of the significant infrastructure investment.
It is the considered view of OSM members that;