Agenda and decisions

Cabinet Member for Economic Growth - Friday, 19th March, 2021

No. Item


Hollis Lane Link Road Phase 1 - Update on project delivery (G000L)

Additional documents:


  1. That the progress and the issues that have arisen, as the legal agreements, final detailed designs and construction cost estimates have been finalised ahead of implementation of the Hollis Lane Link Road Phase 1 project be noted.


  1. That the Council commits further capital expenditure, in accordance with the terms of the collaboration agreement with Derbyshire County Council, to enable the project to continue to be delivered; the expenditure to be met through prudential borrowing and fully financed from the council’s Markham Vale Enterprise Zone Retained Business rates income.


  1. To further recognise the positive outcomes and benefits that the Hollis Lane Link Road Phase 1 will deliver in support of the council’s Chesterfield HS2 Station Masterplan and strategic growth objectives.


  1. That a full review of the project governance arrangements be carried out and reported through to the Joint Growth Board, including any proposals for changes to the arrangements as the project moves forward into the next phase of delivery.


  1. That in accordance with paragraph 14.15 of the Council's Scrutiny Procedure Rules, to determine that the decisions at paragraphs 1 to 4 above constitute an urgent decision exempt from call-in for scrutiny by urgency as the issues which are the subject of this report are linked to the requirement to urgently sign legal agreements, which are critical to the delivery timescale of the project.