Agenda

Venue: Committee Room One, County Offices, Newland, Lincoln Lincs LN1 1YL. View directions

Contact: Steve Blagg  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence/Replacement Members

2.

Declarations of Members' Interests

3.

Minutes of the previous meeting of the Highways and Transport Scrutiny Committee held on 15 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 236 KB

4.

Announcements by the Chairman, Executive Councillors and Lead Officers

5.

Winter Service Plan 2019 pdf icon PDF 18 KB

(To receive a pre-decision scrutiny report by Joe Phillips, Policy and Strategic Asset Manager, in connection with proposed amendments to the existing Winter Service Plan. This decision is due to be considered by the Executive Councillor for Highways, Transport and I.T between 16 September 2019 and 27 September 2019. The views of the Scrutiny Committee will be reported to the Executive Councillor as part of his consideration of this item)

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6.

Performance Report, Quarter 1 – (Apr 2019 – June 2019) pdf icon PDF 248 KB

(To receive a report by Paul Rusted, Head of Highways Services, which sets out the performance of the highways service including the Major Highway Schemes Update, Lincolnshire Highways Alliance Performance, and the Highways and Transport Complaints)

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7.

Highways and Transport Scrutiny Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 272 KB

(To receive a report from Daniel Steel, Scrutiny Officer, in connection with the Committee's Work Programme. Members' comments are sought on the items for future consideration)

8.

Highways 2020 Contract Award Decision pdf icon PDF 111 KB

(To receive a report by Paul Rusted, Head of Highways Services and Jonathan Evans, Senior Project Leader, which invites the Committee to consider a report on the award of the Highways 2020 Contract. The views of the Committee are sought before the report is considered by the Executive on 1 October 2019)

 

(PLEASE NOTE: Each of Appendices A, B and C to Appendix 1 are not for publication by reason of being confidential by virtue of Section 100A(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 and/or exempt by virtue of paragraph 3 of part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as each Appendix contains confidential information relating to tenders and the disclosure of that information is either (i) prohibited by or under an enactment, namely Regulation 21 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or is (ii) information relating to the business affairs of bidders in a confidential procurement. That confidential information is relevant to this procurement and probably also to other procurements in the local government sector given the limited number of potential contractors in the market. The information therefore has a high commercial value. In the event that the Council fails to keep the information confidential then the aggrieved bidder may be able to bring a very substantial claim in damages against the Council to cover its losses. In these circumstances the public interest in the Council withholding the information and protecting itself from litigation outweighs any interest in disclosing the information particularly where as much information as possible has been made available to the public in the open parts of the report)

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