Decision details

*Re-published: call-in no longer applies* Re: Department for Transport Bus Related Funding - Rural Mobility Fund

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Access

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Following consultation with the Corporate Director, Business and Environmental Services and the Corporate Director Strategic Resources that the Executive Member for Access authorises the submission of the funding bids for the Rural Mobility Fund to the DfT in line with proposals outlined in Annex C of the report, after further work to update and complete the Expression of Interest documents, together with authorising the Corporate Director Strategic Resources to accept the funding should the bids be successful.

Reasons for the decision:

*PLEASE NOTE This decision was originally published on or near the date of the decision and so call in no longer applies. It has been re-published as part of the change in committee management system that we use.*

To ensure the council has opportunity to be considered to receive a share of £20 million to trial new on-demand services or to improve existing services in rural and suburban areas.

Alternative options considered:

To not submit any applications for funding. This was rejected on the grounds that it closed of an opportunity for additional financial support, and therefore opportunities to deliver improvements, to the public transport network in North Yorkshire.

Publication date: 26/04/2021

Date of decision: 29/05/2020