Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
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(i) that the progress made in delivering the M1 Junction 37 – Phase 2 (Claycliffe) scheme be noted and authorisation be given to the continued development of the individual Work Packages and progression of the scheme to ensure that all external grant funding be secured, whilst ensuring that the overall aims and objectives of the scheme are achieved;
(ii) that approval be given to the acceptance of grant funding from the Sheffield City Region Investment fund (SCRIF) totalling £10.637M to contribute towards the M1 Junction 37 - Economic Growth Corridor – Phase 2 (Claycliffe);
(iii) that the Executive Director Core Services, in consultation with the Executive Director of Place be authorised to:-
a) negotiate the terms and conditions of, and final approval of the Combined Authority SCRIF Grant funding agreement, for the delivery of the infrastructure improvements set out in the appendices attached to this report and conclude the approval and funding processes with Sheffield City Region Combined Authority (SCRCA);
b) accept tenders, appoint, where necessary, a contractor to implement the delivery of the scheme, subject to the costs being contained within the Grant Funding Agreement, and where necessary, apply for any necessary consents, licence arrangements, prepare details of and publish a Side Roads Order under sections 14 and 125 of the Highways Act 1980 to deal with any required changes to the existing highway network to accommodate the scheme; and
c) submit the order to the Secretary of State for Transport for confirmation and to take all necessary steps to secure confirmation of the Order including (if necessary) supporting the order at a local public inquiry.
(iv) that the Corporate Asset Manager be authorised to:-
a) negotiate the terms and conditions of any development agreements required with relevant private developer(s) in order to minimise the financial risks to the Council;
b) where necessary, be authorised to enter into negotiations with any private land owner(s) to acquire privately owned land or property and enter into agreements to occupy land not in the current ownership of the Council. Also to complete any variation to any existing leases on the occupation of land owned by the Council and where necessary, negotiate compensation payments; and
c) carry out title investigations for the lands and rights required to deliver the scheme with a view to pursuing their acquisition by the use of compulsory powers, if necessary, which, if required, will be the subject of a further report to Cabinet.
(v) that the Service Director for Regeneration and Property be authorised to:-
a) submit change variation requests to SCR CA in relation to the approved scheme where necessary to retain external grant funding secured, whilst ensuring that the overall aims and objectives of the scheme are achieved;
b) under the terms of the Barnsley Contract Procedure rules, if necessary, seek tenders for any aspect of the project and appoint the successful tender on the basis of most economically advantageous bid; and to consider whether the works, services or goods can be provided in-house, subject to value for money considerations;
c) in accordance with paragraph 2.3 (b)(i) of the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules (In-House Providers), the Business Park service contract be awarded to NPS Barnsley, under the Joint Venture Service Level Agreement to provide check and challenge on any private sector work packages involved in delivering the Strategic Business Parks.
(vi) that the Executive Director Place be authorised to undertake all necessary steps to secure delivery of the M1 Junction 37 – Phase 2 (Claycliffe) projects;
(vii) that the release of the capital resources required to fund the delivery of the work packages required be approved;
(viii) that the Executive Director Core Services, in consultation with the Executive Director of Place be authorised to negotiate the terms and conditions of, and final approval of the Combined Authority SCRIF Revised Grant funding agreement, for the delivery of this scheme; and
(ix) that the Service Director Business Improvement, Human Resources and Communications be authorised to create a temporary project manager to liaise with Sheffield City Region to oversee and monitor the delivery of the SCRIF funded works.
Publication date: 11/02/2020
Date of decision: 05/02/2020
Decided at meeting: 05/02/2020 - Cabinet
Effective from: 12/02/2020