The Executive Director of Neighbourhoods and Communities submitted a report that sought approval for the first six months of Local Transport Plan (LTP) funding allocations.
The Mayor's budget statement of November 2013 included his intention to formulate a list of capital projects, with reference to investment in road infrastructure raised as one of the potential options. However it was also indicated that further work, including member input, was required before any future capital projects can be agreed as part of a Capital Programme.
The Local Transport Grant was awarded each year by the Department for Transport based on a local authorities Local Transport Plan document. Listed within the report were the proposed areas the capital grant was allocated to, in accordance with the priorities stated in the Local Transport Plan.
That the allocations and principles outlined in the report be approved, with any changes in the resource allocation to be delegated to the Assistant Director for Environment following consultation with the Executive Member for Environment.
The decision was supported by the following reason:
To expedite works in accordance with the local transport plan priorities.