Decision details

Highway Asset Management Report

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: The report gives an overview and update of the strategy and approach taken in the management of our highways assets.

Members are asked to:

(i)            Consider the process detailed in the report and comment on its aims and approach and the requirement for future reviews to incorporate national best practice.

(ii)          Consider and make comment on the Streetlighting Policy document.


Resolved:  That the Executive agree to:

(i)           Note the review and update of the existing CYC strategy, policy and service delivery methods relating to highway maintenance in this paper and accept them as a sound basis for developing an evidence led programme. The policy will be updated biannually and any changes will be brought before the Executive Member. Any significant changes will be brought before the Executive.

(ii)          Confirm that the annual programme of maintenance works will be developed via the following process:

(iii)        An evidence led list of schemes being generated in accordance with Policy for approval by the Director for City and Environmental Services

(iv)   Members allocating a budget for highways maintenance in the annual budget process and identify local schemes as part of the Ward Highways Programme

(iv)        The final programme of affordable schemes being generated and approved by the Director of City and Environmental Services and ratified by the Executive

(v)         Note and support the work of the council with its partners in the Yorkshire Alliance to deliver shared approaches and efficiencies

(vi)        Note and agree the Streetlighting Policy document at Annex 1 of the report.

Reason:     To ensure delivery of highway maintenance services in an efficient and cost effective manner.


Report author: Steve Wragg

Publication date: 24/09/2015

Date of decision: 24/09/2015

Decided at meeting: 24/09/2015 - Executive

Effective from: 29/09/2015

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