Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Salford City Council - Record of Decision
I, Councillor Tracy Kelly, Deputy City Mayor, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council constitution do hereby approve the release of additional Mayor’s Challenge Fund (MCF) grant allocated to the Trafford Road Improvements project, to be drawn down on by the NEC Project Manager in consultation with the project team, to make further payments for the construction of the works.
The Reasons are the project budget has been increased by the allocation of £2.422m additional MCF funding. Approval is now given to draw down on that additional funding to meet committed and forecast expenditure for delivery of the project.
High - Funding for the project has already been committed. Growth Deal funds and the original MCF funds have both been expended and reclaimed from GMCA. The additional MCF funds will be reclaimed in 2022. The forecast final expenditure and funding remains to be confirmed following recent Compensation Event notices.
Grant funding - Mayor’s Challenge Fund (MCF)for Cycling and Walking Schemes
Financial Advice obtained: Yes Natalie Birchall, Senior Accountant
Procurement Advice obtained: Yes Heather Stanton, Category Manager
HR Advice obtained: Not applicable
Climate Change Advice obtained: Yes Richard Tindall, principal Engineer
The following documents have been used to assist the decision process:
The report of the Strategic Director of Place submitted to Property and Regeneration Briefing held on 13 June 2022
Tel: 0161 779 4893
This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member.
Publication date: 13/06/2022
Date of decision: 13/06/2022
Decided at meeting: 13/06/2022 - Property / Regeneration Briefing
Effective from: 21/06/2022