Posted by: westlancashirerecord | August 1, 2016

Borough Flooding And Drainage Gullies

At a WLBC Corporate And Environmental Overview & Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 14 July 2016, in discussion Members raised comments and questions in relation to topics for future consideration and the concerns of residents in relation to the flooding that had occurred in parts of the Borough earlier in the year. In relation to the latter, Members discussed how best this could be scrutinised at an early date.

It was agreed that the recommendations as set down at 2.1 to 2.5 be agreed but that additionally that the Work Programme include an item, to be considered as soon as practicable, on the highways drainage systems block2 with an input from the appropriate agencies, an invitation to which would be proffered to attend the next meeting of the Committee.

RESOLVED: A. That the timetable attached at Appendix “A‟ for establishing the Work Programme for the Corporate and Environmental Overview and Scrutiny Committee 2016/17 be agreed.

B. That arrangements be put in place to request items for the Work Programme for 2016/17 from Members, the Corporate Management Team (CMT), by inviting members of the public to submit topics via a press release and by the inclusion of an article on the Council‟s web-site.

C. That all potential topics received by the deadline be published on the Council’s web site for Members of the public to comment or make suggestions.

D. That following the deadline for receipt of potential topics the Lead Officer, in consultation with the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Conservative Spokesperson be requested to score each of the topics using the agreed selection criteria set out at Appendix B.

E. That a report on the Work Programme for 2016/17 together with the results of the scoring exercise be considered at the next meeting of the Corporate and Environmental Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Committee select one topic for Review.

F. That the Director of Leisure and Wellbeing make arrangements for an invitation to be proffered to representatives from external agencies, as appropriate, to attend the next meeting of the Committee scheduled to be held on 13 October 2016 in relation to an item on the Borough’s highways drainage systems, with particular reference to the gullies blocked and that questions relating to same be forward to the Chairman of the Committee and Director of Leisure and Wellbeing ahead of that meeting.


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