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Decision details

HTW-02-19 - ADDITIONAL HIGHWAYS FUNDING

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Waste

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve the package of work to be undertaken, using the additional funding provided by the Department for Transport (DfT) and from the Council’s own revenue budgets for 2019/20

Decision:

 

I approve that the package of additional highway works as described in ‘Wiltshire Highways – Additional Funding’ (see Appendix 1) be adopted for implementation, subject to final budget approvals for 2019/20.

 

 

This decision was published on Wednesday 13 February 2019 and will come into force on Thursday 21 February 2019        

 

 

Reasons for the decision:

It is important to ensure that any additional funding for highways is spent in the most effective way, especially in view of the backlog of maintenance required on the highway network and its associated assets

 

Public expectations about the standard of maintenance and cleanliness of the streets remain high.  Budgets have been a constraint in recent years, and the additional funding provides an opportunity to address many of these longstanding issues

Alternative options considered:

(i)         Implement the proposals

 

(ii)        Not implement the proposals

 

(iii)       Implement the proposals with amendments

 

Publication date: 04/02/2019

Date of decision: 12/02/2019

Date comes into force if not called in: 21/02/2019

Call-in deadline date: 20/02/2019

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