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Decision details

Snow Wardens

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Neighbourhoods and Housing., Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Purpose of Report: To inform the Executive Member of the advantages of the recruitment of Snow Wardens to enhance the winter resilience of the city.

The Executive Member is asked to: Agree to invest funds from existing resources to equip Volunteer Snow Wardens up to a maximum of 50.

This report has been brought forward to the March Decision Session to enable an earlier agreement on funding to be made.

Decision:

RESOLVED: (i)That the Executive Member agreed the scope of the Snow Warden role and approved the use of funding as set out in paragraph 15.

 

(ii)That the Executive Member recommended that Officers look into the possibility of creating a link with Community Payback to cul-de-sacs and streets with many elderly residents to identify ways they could help the elderly to clear snow.

 

REASON:                  To enhance the winter maintenance resilience at a local level.

Report author: John Goodyear

Publication date: 16/03/2011

Date of decision: 15/03/2011

Decided at meeting: 15/03/2011 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Neighbourhoods and Housing.

Effective from: 18/03/2011

Accompanying Documents:

 

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