Decisions

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Alternatively you can visit the officer decisions page for information on officer delegated decisions that have been taken by officers with authority to take delegated decisions for the Combined Authority.

Decisions published

13/02/2024 - South Yorkshire Airport City Outline Business Case ref: 472    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Made at meeting: 13/02/2024 - Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Decision published: 13/02/2024

Effective from: 13/02/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the Board:

1.    Approve the progression of the South Yorkshire Airport City project to Full Business Case

2.    Agree to an update report being brought to the MCA Board in March 2024.

 


13/02/2024 - Adult Education Budget and Skills Programme Approvals ref: 471    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Made at meeting: 13/02/2024 - Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Decision published: 13/02/2024

Effective from: 13/02/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the Board:

1.             Approve the new, simplified three-year framework for procuring skills provision from independent training providers;

2.             Approve the end-of-year positions on the Adult Education Budget and Free Courses for Jobs (FCFJ) budget;

3.             Approve the implementation of DfE’s updated Adult Skills Fund rates and the proposed approach to Multiply allocations;

4.             Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Resources and Investment and Corporate Director of Growth, Business and Skills to use any unallocated Multiply grant funding to award further contracts, in consultation with the Portfolio Lead for Skills; and,

5.             Note the award of grant funding accepted under officer delegations: £0.04m from Careers and Enterprise Company for expansion of Careers Hub Primary Pilot, and £3.00m from DfE for Skills Bootcamps Wave 5

 


13/02/2024 - Investment Zone Update ref: 470    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Made at meeting: 13/02/2024 - Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Decision published: 13/02/2024

Effective from: 13/02/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the Board:

1. Supports the governance arrangements and the interventions outlined in Section 2 of this report.

 


13/02/2024 - Devolution Update ref: 469    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Made at meeting: 13/02/2024 - Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Decision published: 13/02/2024

Effective from: 13/02/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the Board:

1.      Note the publication of the Level 4 Framework and the opportunities this presents to the South Yorkshire MCA.

2.      Note that the MCA has engaged with the formal process of securing Level 4 Framework powers in line with the guidance set out by the Government on the 23rd November 2023.


13/02/2024 - Delegated Authority Report ref: 474    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Made at meeting: 13/02/2024 - Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Decision published: 13/02/2024

Effective from: 13/02/2024

Decision:


13/02/2024 - Programme Approvals ref: 473    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Made at meeting: 13/02/2024 - Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Decision published: 13/02/2024

Effective from: 13/02/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED: that the Board approve:

1.    Progression of “Crossed Wires Podcast Festival” from FBC to full approval and award of £0.30m convertible loan to Crossed Wires Ltd subject to the conditions set out in Assurance Summary B.

2.    Delegate authority to the Head of Paid Service in consultation with Mayor Coppard - in his position as the Portfolio Lead for Transport - for consideration of the “Transport Innovation Fund pilot schemes” as detailed in 1.5

3.    Delegate authority to the Head of Paid Service in consultation with the Section 73 and Monitoring Officer to enter into legal agreements for the schemes above.


13/02/2024 - Minutes of the meeting held on 9th January ref: 468    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Made at meeting: 13/02/2024 - Mayoral Combined Authority Board

Decision published: 13/02/2024

Effective from: 13/02/2024

Decision:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 9th January 2024 be agreed as a true and accurate record.

 


07/02/2024 - Magna Tram Train Stop – Appointment of Network Rail for the Delivery Phase ref: 467    Recommendations Approved

The project has now reached the Project Delivery phase and investment authority is now required to appoint Network Rail to undertake construction of the new station. The appointment will be formalised with the signing of an Implementation Agreement with Network Rail setting out the terms and conditions of the appointment at a budget ceiling of £6,859,649.

Subject to approval of this report and a timely transition to the construction stage, with all necessary contracts signed and in place, it is planned to make a start on site Spring 2024 with forecast completion and entry into service Autumn/Winter 2024.

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Transport

Decision published: 12/02/2024

Effective from: 07/02/2024

Decision:

Appointment of Network Rail for Delivery Phase of Magna Tram Train stop approved.

Lead officer: Pat Beijer


09/02/2024 - Refurbishment of Sheffield Interchange Public Toilets ref: 466    Recommendations Approved

from LNCTS funding to refurbish the male and female public toilets at Sheffield interchange.
Currently the toilets are in a poor state and are a source of complaints from users. They do not currently present a welcoming environment for users of the interchange and detract from the overall impression of SYMCA.
The cost of the works is £53,510 and will come within the budget available.
An open tender was run to select a contractor for the work, this resulted in the winning contractor being Roy Wright

Decision Maker: Section 73 Officer

Decision published: 12/02/2024

Effective from: 09/02/2024

Decision:

Approved.

Lead officer: Michelle Stansfield