Decision Maker: Director of City Development
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Approval to carry out detail design and construction of the measures to improve signals upgrade on the A660 bus priority corridor.
The Director of City Development has taken the following delegated decisions following the £173.5m Executive Board approval in June 2017:
a) Approved the injections of S106 Developer contributions of £326,016 for the A660 Headingley to Weetwood signals upgrade scheme.
b) Approved the expenditure of £1.25m from the Connecting Leeds programme to construct the A660 Headingley to Weetwood signals upgrade scheme, subject to detail design approval which is delegated to the Chief Officer for Highways and Transportation.
c) Noted that, subject to ongoing consultation with the Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development as appropriate, the Chief Officer, Highways & Transportation will approve the final version of the designs for construction after further consultation with stakeholders and Members.
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Wards Affected: Headingley and Hyde Park; Weetwood;
Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Extensive consultations including the Transport Conversation engagement process in Summer/Autumn 2016. One period of consultation on the A660 corridor in June / July 2018. These consultations comprised an online consultation portal, public drop in events, outreach to the local community with leaflets and flyers, a comprehensive social media campaign and promotion through partner networks and press coverage.
Area Committees, Leeds Transport Expert Advisory Panel, Stakeholders and the Public through drop in events, social media and website.
Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development
Ward Members prior to any works commencing.
Contact: Helen McGrath, Highways Officer 07891 277093 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication date: 28/05/2020
Date of decision: 05/06/2020
Effective from: 13/06/2020