Decision - Gulley Cleansing Strategy Update 2024

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Gulley Cleansing Strategy Update 2024

Decision Maker: Transport & Sustainability Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Following a Notice of Motion at Full Council in December 2023, officers are submitting this report to provide an update to the current gulley cleansing strategy that includes changes to the service due to cost increases over the last 12 months.


1)             That Committee notes the change in the cleansing regime in response to increased costs within the industry as detailed in paragraphs 3.5 to 3.13 of this report. 


2)             That Committee notes the various factors that contribute to surface water flooding and the mitigation that is in place as set out in Appendix 1 of this report.


3)             That Committee notes the drainage infrastructure maintenance backlog of £1.25 million as detailed in paragraph 4.2 of this report.

Report author: David Fisher

Publication date: 21/02/2024

Date of decision: 06/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 06/02/2024 - Transport & Sustainability Committee

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