To consider the report of the Executive Director of Corporate Resources and Portfolio Holder: Transport and Air Quality.
The LCR Combined Authority considered a report of the Executive Director Corporate Services and the Portfolio Holder: Transport and Air Quality which sought approval for the disbursement of funding across the six constituent Local Authorities.
Councillor Liam Robinson explained that all constituent Local Authorities had ambitious plans to develop cycling and walking infrastructure to support the vision of a 600km high quality cycling and walking network right across the City Region. The purpose of the report was to disburse £1.8m of capacity funding to develop and then deliver the next phase of those plans over the next 12 months.
(a) receipt of the Local Authority Capability Fund from Government as identified in paragraph 3.6 be noted, and;
(b) the disbursement of these funds to the constituent local authorities and Merseytravel as indicated in paragraph 4.1, Table 1, be agreed.