Agenda and minutes

Places Scrutiny Panel - Wednesday 25th November 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting Microsoft Teams

Contact: Matthew Nundy  Email: matthew.nundy@northlincs.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

49.

Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests and declarations of whipping arrangements (if any).

Minutes:

There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests, or personal or personal and prejudicial interests.

 

No whip was declared.

50.

Substitutions

Minutes:

Cllr P Clark filled the vacancy at this meeting.

51.

To take the minutes of the meeting of the panel held on 28 October 2020 as a correct record and authorise the chairman to sign. pdf icon PDF 342 KB

Minutes:

Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this panel held on 28 October 2020, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the chairman.

52.

Public speaking request, if any.

Minutes:

There were no requests received.

53.

Local Action Taken to Manage Flood Risk in North Lincolnshire

53a

Discussion and questions with the council’s Mike Simpson, Group Manager – Highways Operations, Sam Cross, Highways Development and Strategic Flood Risk Manager, Mike Brown, Highways Asset Manager and Mick Johnson, Highways Operations Manager.

53b

Next stages (if any).

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed Mike Simpson, Group Manager – Highways Operations, Sam Cross, Highways Development and Strategic Flood Risk Manager, Mike Brown, Highways Asset Manager and Mick Johnson, Highways Operations Manager, to the meeting.  The Chairman explained that the officers had been invited to the meeting to discuss with the Panel current and planned work across North Lincolnshire to minimise and manage the risk of flooding.

 

The Panel received a detailed presentation from the witnesses, which covered the following issues:

 

           NLC Highways Structure

           Roles and Responsibilities in Flooding

           Works and Projects

           Liaison and Meetings

           Statutory Duties

           Emergency Response

           Local Flood Risk Management Strategy

           Flood Study – November 2019

           Highway Development and Sustainable Development Specifications

 

The Chairman then led a comprehensive discussion on issues that arose in the presentation and related matters.  This included consideration of remote monitoring of pumps, links between services involved in managing flood risk and the planning system, the role and operation of the Flood Risk Management Board, and existing works in Barton, South Ferriby, Crowle, and elsewhere.

 

Resolved – (a) That Mike Simpson, Sam Cross, Mike Brown and Mick Johnson be thanked for their attendance, presentation and for answering members’ questions; (b) that the situation be noted and the officers thanked for their ongoing work to minimise flood risk in the community, and (c) that a further meeting be convened to discuss the management of flood risk with the Environment Agency and the water authorities.

54.

Added Item (if any).

Minutes:

There was no added item for consideration at the meeting.

55.

Any other items that the Chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances that must be specified.

Minutes:

There was no other items for consideration at this meeting.