{meta} Decision - Highway Drainage Investment Programme (DIP) Capital Budget 2019/20 and Culvert Investment Programme (CIP) Capital Budget 2019/20.

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I, Councillor Derek Antrobus, Lead Member for Planning and Sustainable Development, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution, do hereby approve:


The proposed programme of work for the Highway Drainage Investment Programme (DIP) and the Culvert Investment Programme (CIP) for 2019/20 as outlined in the report.

The Reasons are:

To facilitate continuous improvement of the highway drainage infrastructure as part of the defined Network Recovery Plan as part of the ongoing rolling programme of drainage repair works


Options considered and rejected were: No other options were considered for this report.


Assessment of Risk:

Medium – It is important that the existing highway drainage infrastructure improvements continue in order to ensure that surface flooding is minimised and that the capacity of existing systems is maximised, especially in view of the recent weather conditions that have been experienced within the City.

The source of funding is:  Prudential Code funding (Capital)


Legal Advice obtained: Yes- Azra Furheen- Solicitor-0161 219 6323


Financial Advice obtained: Yes – Alison Woods, Finance Officer, Tel. 925 1135


Procurement Advice obtained: Yes- Christine Flisk, Category Manager level 2 ext 6245


Contact Officer:        Steve Mangan                      Tel No 0161 603 4034


This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member.


The appropriate Scrutiny Panel to call-in the decision is the Growth & Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.




Signed: Councillor Antrobus                                 Dated: 14th May 2019

Lead Member for Planning & Sustainable Development







This decision was published on 14th May 2019.


This decision will come in force on 21st May 2019, unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.


Publication date: 14/05/2019

Date of decision: 14/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 14/05/2019 - Joint Lead Member Briefing Planning & Sustainable Development and Housing & Neighbourhoods

Effective from: 22/05/2019

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