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Gully Maintenance Programme

08/03/2016 - Gulley Management Strategy Review


(i)           That the proposed gulley cleansing programme set out in paragraphs 6 and 11 to 15 of the report be agreed.


(ii)          That the following locations be added to the current drainage investigations list (Annex 1):


·        Milner Street back lane

·        Bone Dike, Strensall

·        Foxwood Lane area for previous surface water/foul water drainage

·        Constantine Avenue

·        Rosemary Court


(iii)        That a further programme of work as set out in paragraph 16 of the report be agreed with the following additions:

·        Development of a scheme to gain access to gullies in areas which had consistent on-street parking via temporary restrictions to be in conjunction with other Pride in York street maintenance services.

·        Investigate regular reporting of the number of requests for reactive cleaning of gullies, and development of systems to identify locations where repeated requests were being made which could indicate the need for further investigations.


iv)  That the connecting streets, identified via the Environment Agency flood maps, be added to the current list of streets (or parts of) that are theoretically at risk of surface water flooding.


Reason: To improve the management of York’s gulley assets.


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