Agenda and draft minutes

Places Scrutiny Panel - Wednesday 3rd February 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting Microsoft Teams

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

Note: Live link to be added 

Items
No. Item

56.

Substitutions

Minutes:

Councillor Clark filled the vacancy at this meeting.

57.

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.

 

58.

To take the minutes of the meeting of the panel held on 25 November 2020 as a correct record and authorise the chairman to sign. pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Minutes:

Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this panel held on 25 November 2020, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the chairman.

59.

Public speaking request, if any.

Minutes:

There were no requests received.

60.

Winter Maintenance of the Council's Highways Infrastructure.

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed the council’s Group Manager – Highways, Highways Operations Manager and Winter Service and Programmed Works Officer to the meeting.  Mr Simpson, Mr Johnson and Mr Denovan had been invited to the meeting to discuss with members the winter maintenance of the council’s highways infrastructure.

 

Mr Denovan delivered a presentation on the following –

 

Ø  Legislation that governs management of the highway

Ø  Current winter service policy

Ø  Salting routes

Ø  Salt bins

Ø  Critical assets

Ø  Snow routes

Ø  Snow wardens

Ø  Decision making hierarchy and process

Ø  Communications

Ø  Issues affecting treatment of the highway infrastructure

 

Following the presentation, the Chairman facilitated a discussion between the panel and Mr Simpson, Mr Johnson and Mr Denovan.

 

Resolved - (a) That the Group Manager – Highways, Highways Operations Manager and Winter Service and Programmed Works Officer be thanked for their attendance, presentation and for answering members questions, and (b) that the presentation be received with thanks.

 

61.

Added Item (if any).

Minutes:

There was no added item for consideration at the meeting.