Cowley LTNs - cost of deployment

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Dear Oxfordshire County Council,

Please provide me with the most expansive possible breakdown of costs associated with the installation of the three low traffic neighbourhoods around Cowley, Oxford.

Ideally, i would like to know:
the estimate cost of time spend preparing the proposal (i.e. officers' time / resources/ third party consultancy fees). Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.
the costs associated with residents engagement activates, up to and including any evaluation report produced. Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.
the cost of deploying the necessary infrastructure - planters, barriers AND any IT costs associated with granting exemptions for taxis etc. Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.
the costs associated with monitoring traffic flows, pollution, congestion levels etc - internal and external costs. Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.
the estimated budget for dealing with post deployment residents' engagement and feedback evaluation (including IT setup costs). Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.
any contingency funds regarding the deployment. i.e. vandalism, deployment changes, legal challenges etc. Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.
Any other costs associated with this project for which OCC has data. Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.

Yours faithfully,

Richard Parnham

FOI - E&E, Oxfordshire County Council

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Our reference: 17807 EIR

 

Dear Mr Parnham,

 

Thank you for your correspondence received on 23 January 2021 in which you
asked for the following information:

 

 

Please provide me with the most expansive possible breakdown of costs
associated with the installation of the three low traffic neighbourhoods
around Cowley, Oxford.

 

Ideally, i would like to know:

the estimate cost of time spend preparing the proposal (i.e. officers'
time / resources/ third party consultancy fees). Please provide an
itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.

the costs associated with residents engagement  activates, up to and
including any evaluation report produced. Please provide an itemised
breakdown of these costs, if possible.

the cost of deploying the necessary infrastructure - planters, barriers
AND any IT costs associated with granting exemptions for taxis etc. Please
provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.

the costs associated with monitoring traffic flows, pollution, congestion
levels etc - internal and external costs.  Please provide an itemised
breakdown of these costs, if possible.

the estimated budget for dealing with post deployment residents'
engagement and feedback evaluation (including IT setup costs). Please
provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.

any contingency funds regarding the deployment. i.e. vandalism, deployment
changes, legal challenges etc.  Please provide an itemised breakdown of
these costs, if possible.

Any other costs associated with this project for which OCC has data.
Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.

 

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FOI - E&E, Oxfordshire County Council

Our reference: 17807 EIR

 

Dear Mr Parnham,

 

Thank you for your request dated 23 January 2021. Please find the
Council’s response below, in bold.

 

Please provide me with the most expansive possible breakdown of costs
associated with the installation of the three low traffic neighbourhoods
around Cowley, Oxford.

 

Ideally, I would like to know:

the estimate cost of time spend preparing the proposal (i.e. officers'
time / resources/ third party consultancy fees).   Please provide an
itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.

 

Officer time has not been recorded against Cowley Low Traffic
Neighbourhoods specifically and so is not held.

 

Third party consultancy fees for road safety audits and analysis of the
consultation = £8,413 +VAT 

 

The costs associated with resident’s engagement activates, up to and
including any evaluation report produced.

Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.

 

Costs associated with resident engagement to date are £9,452.00 + VAT

 

The cost of deploying the necessary infrastructure - planters, barriers
AND any IT costs associated with granting exemptions for taxis etc.

Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.

 

This information is not currently held. We would expect this may be known
in the coming weeks and could be requested at a later time.

 

The costs associated with monitoring traffic flows, pollution, congestion
levels etc - internal and external costs.  Please provide an itemised
breakdown of these costs, if possible.  AND The estimated budget for
dealing with post deployment residents' engagement and feedback evaluation
(including IT setup costs).

 

This information in relation to both these questions is not currently
held. We would expect this may be known in the coming weeks and could be
requested at a later time.

 

Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.

any contingency funds regarding the deployment. i.e. vandalism, deployment
changes, legal challenges etc.  Please provide an itemised breakdown of
these costs, if possible.

 

There are no contingency funds specifically held for these purposes.

 

Any other costs associated with this project for which OCC has data.
Please provide an itemised breakdown of these costs, if possible.

 

None held.

 

I trust this answers your request.

 

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