Issue - decisions

M5 Junction 9 and A46 (Ashchurch) Transport Scheme and Mass Rapid Transit Transport scheme

15/05/2024 - M5 Junction 9 and A46 (Ashchurch) Transport Scheme and Mass Rapid Transit Transport scheme

Cllr David Gray sought Cabinet approval for the Executive Director of Economy, Environment and Infrastructure in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning to procure the continuation of development work (Strategic Outline Business Case (SOC) and Outline Business Case (OBC)) on the M5 Junction 9 and A46 (Ashchurch) Transport Scheme under our Professional Services contract, or other approved procurement route.

He sought approval to undertake a non-statutory public consultation, when appropriate, concerning options for transport scheme development, and to submit the SOC and OBC to the Department for Transport once complete.

 

In addition approval was sought for the Executive Director for Economy, Environment and Infrastructure to continue work towards delivering the Mass Rapid Transit SOC and OBC.

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and

 

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Economy, Environment and Infrastructure in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning to:

1. Procure the professional services required to secure continuation of development work (SOC and OBC delivery) on the M5 junction 9 and A46 (Ashchurch) Transport Scheme, either by commissioning work under the Council’s Professional Services contract, or by awarding a call-off contract or contracts under an alternative, compliant framework, or a combination of both.

2. Identify scheme options for the M5 Junction 9 and A46 (Ashchurch) Transport Scheme, undertake a non-statutory public consultation concerning options, when appropriate, and to consider the outcome of that consultation when identifying the preferred option which will be taken forward within the OBC.

 

3. Approve and submit the M5 Junction 9 and A46 (Ashchurch) Transport Scheme SOC and OBC to the Department for Transport (DfT) once complete.

4. Procure the professional services required to secure continuation of development work (SOC and OBC delivery) on the Mass Rapid Transit Transport Scheme, either by commissioning work under the Council’s Professional Services contract, or by awarding a call-off contract or contracts under an alternative, compliant framework, or a combination of both.