Flood Resilience Innovation Programme Delivery Stage Approval
Purpose of Report: City of York Council have been awarded funding
through Defra’s Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation
Programme, as one of 25 nationally funded schemes, the six year
programme will develop a range of incentivised natural flood risk
management opportunities across the River Swale, Ure and Nidd
catchments. These measures will deliver flood resilience and
climate change mitigation outcomes for York and North Yorkshire
The report will update the Executive of the development of the project since the 21 June 2021 Executive paper, the business case development and approval from the Environment Agency and Defra.
The report will outline the procurement and governance strategies and arrangements that will be in place and the ways in which they will be delivered through partnership working with a wide range of partners across the river catchment.
The Executive will be asked to consider the updates detailed in the report and endorse the approach to governance and partnership working for the delivery phase of the project.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Cabinet Decision - a 'Key Issue' - decision leading to savings or expenditure of £500,000 or above;
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: Acomb Ward; Bishopthorpe Ward; Clifton Ward; Copmanthorpe Ward; Dringhouses and Woodthorpe Ward; Fishergate Ward; Fulford and Heslington Ward; Guildhall Ward; Haxby and Wigginton Ward; Heworth Ward; Heworth Without Ward; Holgate Ward; Hull Road Ward; Huntington and New Earswick Ward; Micklegate Ward; Rawcliffe and Clifton Without; Strensall Ward; Westfield Ward; Wheldrake Ward;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/05/2022
Decision due: 28/07/22 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change
Lead director: Corporate Director of Place
Department: Directorate of Place
Contact: Steve Wragg, Flood Risk Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01904 553401.
Development of business case in line with Environment Agency and
Defra processes and sign off and approval via the funders review
and assurance channels. Ongoing reporting and consultation via
quarterly Decision Session meetings with the Executive Member for
the Environment and Climate Change.
Procurement and legal input from Council officers, development of governance approaches with partners – NYCC, national parks, rivers trust etc.
Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: EIA will be considered as part of the report.
- 29/07/2022 - Catchment Flood Management Project
- 28/07/2022 - Executive Catchment Flood Management Project (6:22 pm) 28/07/2022
- Flood Resilience Innovation Programme Delivery Stage Approval