Decision details

Flood Improvement Works Update

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To update members of the flood alleviation works which have been completed across the City throughout 2015/2016, those that are currently in progress and to outline future planned works.




(1)            That the contents of this report are noted.


(2)            To authorise the Corporate Director to work in partnership with relevant agencies and landowners to recognise the importance of all flood alleviation works within the City in minimising the risk and impact of flooding events.


(3)            To recognise the importance of the ongoing partnership working to secure the best possible outcomes for residents and businesses in Gloucester in reducing flood risk, including bidding for external funding and entering into appropriate agreements on terms approved by the Council Solicitor.


(4)            To support officers in investigating and utilising additional resources to maximise opportunities to reduce flood risk.


(5)            To recognise the continued importance of information, education, consultation and signposting as funding reduces.

Report author: Wayne Best

Publication date: 09/11/2016

Date of decision: 09/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 09/11/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/11/2016

Accompanying Documents: