Highways Winter Service Arrangements 2011/12
Decision Maker: Cabinet,
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
A report by the Director of Technical Services advised Members of the Highways Winter Service arrangements for 2011/12 (previously termed Winter Maintenance).
Under Section 111 of the Railways and Transport Act 2003, the Council, as highway authority for Wirral, had a duty
“…to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that safe passage along a highway is not endangered by snow or ice”.
Councillor H Smith informed that a number of gritting routes had been extended. He also congratulated the staff involved on their achievements.
(1) the contents of the report be noted; and
(2) the revised Highways Winter Service Operational Plan including gritting route proposals recommended following a review of the highway winter maintenance operations in 2010/11 be approved.
Publication date: 29/11/2011
Date of decision: 24/11/2011
Decided at meeting: 24/11/2011 - Cabinet
Effective from: 07/12/2011