Decision details

Acceptance of additional funding for the Digital Infrastructure Programme

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Highways & Transportation, both road and rail. bus services and engagement with Transport for the North

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To accept grant funding in addition to the £3m Getting Building Fund grant funding already secured from the York and North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership


Authorisation for the Corporate Director – Strategic Director to accept the £300k Getting Building Fund (GBF) from the York and North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership. This is in addition to the £3m already authorised for the Digital Infrastructure Programme

Reasons for the decision:

To provide additional funding that will support the delivery of the North Yorkshire Digital Infrastructure Programme

Alternative options considered:

The alternative option considered was to reject the additional grant funding, which would limit the opportunity for delivering additional benefits associated with the Digital Infrastructure Programme

Publication date: 24/08/2021

Date of decision: 19/08/2021

Effective from: 02/09/2021

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