Agendas, reports and minutes

Highland Council

Date: Thursday, 9 March 2017

Agenda: Read the Supplementary Agenda

In relation to the agenda and papers circulated for the above Meeting of the Highland Council, please find attached an Additional Urgent Item which has just been received:-

Additional £1 million Capital for Road Maintenance  

There is circulated Joint Report No. HC/14/17 dated 1 March 2017 by the Director of Community Services and the Director of Finance which invites approval of £1 million spend of additional capital monies on roads infrastructure.

The Council is asked to:-

(i) agree the recommendation to split the £1 million additional capital allocation on the basis of 50% Strategic Timber Transport Schemes and 50% structural maintenance;

(ii) approve the list of schemes at Tables 2 and 3 in the report for Strategic Timber Transport Schemes and road resurfacing works; and

(iii) agree that, should Strategic Timber Transport Schemes match funding be unsuccessful, the £500k be re-allocated across the Areas using the Road Condition Survey parameters, with scheme selection being decided by Members at local Area level.  

Yours faithfully

Michelle Morris
Depute Chief Executive/Director of Corporate Development