Agenda item

City Cluster Area - Wellbeing and Climate Change resilience programme implementation (2021-2024)

Report of the Director of the Built Environment


The Sub Committee considered a report of the Director of the Built Environment regarding the City Cluster Wellbeing and Climate Change Resilience Programme. In response to questions from Members, the Director of the Built Environment gave the Sub Committee further detail on the funding strategy, which was subject to funding being secured. Members advised that the programme be co-ordinated with the culture-related Committees and it be ensured that there would be sufficient pedestrian space available accounting for increased numbers of tables and chairs outside.


RESOLVED – That the Streets & Walkways Sub Committee:


  1. Note the estimated implementation budget is a minimum of £1.447m based on current estimates for the projects outlined in this report;


  1. Note that the estimated implementation budget will be further increased by external sponsorship with the exact amount to be confirmed at Gateway 5;


  1. Agree that the 7 projects listed in the Options Appraisal table are approved to be taken forward to Gateway 5, at which point individual project reports will be submitted for approval, in line with the project procedure;


  1. That £90,000 from the Pinnacle and Mitre Square Section 106 agreements is approved for the programme budget to continue the development of the 7 projects to Gateway 5;


  1. Note that further projects listed in Appendix 1, may be developed in future years, subject to funding being confirmed; and


  1. That within the overall programme budget, funds can be moved between the 7 individual projects and between staff costs, fees and works to maintain pace of delivery and maximum efficiency of the process.

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