Flood Resilience Innovation Programme
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 communities.
The report will inform the Executive of the approaches being promoted with the project and the ways in which they will be delivered through partnership working with a wide range of partners across the river catchment.
Executive will be asked to endorse the report and its approaches and provide steer through a the consideration of a number of options of project governance approaches to embed and facilitate partnership working across the River Ouse catchment.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Decision Made
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/06/2021
Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;
Decision due: 20/07/21 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change
Lead director: Corporate Director of Place
Department: Directorate of Place
Consultation process: The project is in its development phase
following successful award of funding. A consultation plan and
strategy will be developed during this phase and extensive
consultation will be undertaken during the 6 year life of the
Public and business across the River Swale, Ure and Nidd catchments, residents of communities in York and North Yorkshire towns and villages. Professional partners and community groups involved in catchment management, biodiversity and environmental initiatives.
Local Enterprise Partnerships and associated groups.
Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Not completed at this stage.
- 21/07/2021 - Innovative Flood Resilience Programme
- 20/07/2021 - Executive Innovative Flood Resilience Programme 20/07/2021
- Flood Resilience Innovation Programme