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Decision details

York 5 Year Flood Plan Update

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change, Executive Member for Environment

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: City of York Council are working closely with the Environment Agency in the development of flood risk management schemes across the city. Updates from both organisations will be brought to the Executive Member for further consideration and recommendation.

The Executive Member will be asked to consider the updates detailed in the report and any supporting presentations, comment their content and recommended actions.


Resolved:  (i)     That the updated report, and the information presented at the session by the Environment Agency (EA), be noted.


Reason:     To confirm that the Executive Member is aware of the current position regarding progress on the 5 Year Flood Plan.


                   (ii)      That the EA recognise the concerns of residents to develop schemes to the point of delivery and detail the steps it has taken to improve speed of delivery through design, supply chain and the planning process.


                   (iii)     That an ongoing approach be developed for engagement and resilience building across the city.


                   (iv)    That the comments from councillors attending this Decision Session be noted.


                   (v)     That future reports include regular updates on the outline business case for the whole scheme, presented in a clear and concise manner.


Reason:     To maintain clear communication with residents and enable the Flood Plan to be properly monitored to ensure that it is delivered within budget and on time.

Report author: Steve Wragg

Publication date: 11/12/2018

Date of decision: 10/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 10/12/2018 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change

Effective from: 13/12/2018

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