Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To consider the proposed allocation of match
funding to a number of community led local transport improvement
39.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.
39.2 Councillors Anne Jenkins and Robin Ashby of Withyham Parish Council provided an update on fundraising within the Parish for the Blackham to Ashurst footway.
39.3 Councillor Maynard indicated that he supported the Cottage Lane, Westfield footway proposal, subject to the successful completion of negotiations regarding the former Westfield Garage site.
39.4 RESOLVED to: (1) Agree that £60,000 of match funding should be allocated towards four specific community led transport improvement schemes for construction in 2015/16;
(2) Agree that development work on any further community match schemes is not commenced at this time;
(3) Agree that development work on two other previously approved schemes should continue for possible match funding later in 2016/17; and
(4) Agree that the remaining unallocated £48,607 from the match funding available in 2015/16 should be rolled forward to 2016/17 for potential allocation to schemes in the next round of funding in March 2016.
39.5 The resolutions are in line with the recommendations of the Cross Party Member Panel.
Report author: Sarah Valentine
Publication date: 17/11/2015
Date of decision: 16/11/2015
Decided at meeting: 16/11/2015 - Lead Member for Transport and Environment