Agenda Item No. 7(c)
THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL
COUNCIL: 7TH MARCH, 2012
REFERENCE FROM CABINET: 1ST FEBRUARY, 2012
"C1605 BARRY ISLAND STATION FOOTBRIDGE (EXEMPT INFORMATION - PARAGRAPH 14) (EDR) (SCRUTINY - ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT) -
Cabinet considered a report concerning the project to replace Barry Island Station Footbridge. The project was at a credible and advanced stage and reflected the commitment of the Council to ensuring that new development provided a high level of accessibility for people with impaired mobility. The project also reflected the importance of both the footbridge and station as part of the wider pedestrian network and in shaping the future of Barry Island as a leisure destination and as an attractive place to live and work.
Having considered the report, it was
(1) T H A T ...........
(2) T H A T ...........
(3) T H A T Council be requested to approve the following:
(i) That the Director of Environmental and Economic Regeneration be authorised to accept the terms and conditions of the Department for Transport grant and for the grant funding of £500,000 to be included in the Capital Programme.
(ii) That £4,000 in the 2012/13 Barry Regeneration Partnership Capital Programme budget be allocated to cover the shortfall in the overall total forecast capital cost of the scheme.
(iii) That the element of the £171,167 2011/12 budget that will not be spent by the end of March 2012 be slipped.
Reasons for decisions
(3) (i) To allow the Council to accept the grant offer of £500,000 and for the Capital Programme to be updated.
(3) (ii&iii) To update the Capital Programme and enable the contract to be let and the work to commence at the earliest opportunity."