Decision details

Department for Transport Zero Emission Bus Regional Allocation Funding

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

Purpose:

To authorise the submission of a bid for funding

Decision:

Any amendments to the Business Case to further improve the quality of the document as detailed at outlined at section 3.5 of the report prior to submission was authorised;

Submission of the Business Case at Appendix 1 of the report to the Department for Transport Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas Scheme, together with authorising the Corporate Director Strategic Resources to accept the funding should the bids be successful (subject to acceptable grant funding conditions being received).

Reasons for the decision:

If the business case submission is successful in securing the requested funding it will accelerate council plans to decarbonise the bus fleet across North Yorkshire.

Alternative options considered:

The option of not submitting a bid was considered and rejected.


Publication date: 28/01/2022

Date of decision: 21/01/2022

Effective from: 05/02/2022