Decision details

Section 19 Flood Investigation Report - July 2019 Flood Event

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decisions:

Cabinet considered a report which reviewed the flood event in the catchments of Poynton Brook, River Dean, River Bollin, Harrop Brook and tributary of Todd Brookin July 2019.

 

Councillor J P Findlow, as Chairman of the Environment and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny Committee, reported the Committee’s comments on the report, including a proposal by the Committee that a task and finish group be established to undertake an in-depth review of flooding and flood risk management in Cheshire East.

 

The Leader expressed his thanks to David Rutley MP for his efforts in attempting to recover from the government some of the £3m which the Council had spent in dealing with the flooding and its aftermath. 

 

RESOLVED

 

That Cabinet

 

1.    approves the Section 19 report as a factual report on the significant flood event that occurred in the catchments of Poynton Brook, River Dean, River Bollin, Harrop Brook and tributary of Todd Brookin July 2019; and

 

2.    approves that the Section 19 report be published on the Council’s website in compliance with the statutory requirements placed on the Council as Lead Local Flood Authority under theFlood and Water Management Act (2010).

 

Publication date: 14/10/2020

Date of decision: 06/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/10/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Current call-in Count: 0

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