Decision details


Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Local Committee agreed:



    i.       To note that the Local Committee’s devolved highways budget for capital works in 2019/20, subject to approval by full Council on 10 December 2019, is £211,111

   ii.       That the devolved capital budget for highway works be used to progress both capital improvement schemes and capital maintenance schemes.

  iii.       To note that should there be any changes to the programme of highway works as set out in this report, a report will be taken to a future meeting of Reigate and Banstead Local Committee to inform members of the changes.

Capital Improvement Schemes (ITS)


  iv.       That the capital improvement schemes allocation for Reigate and Banstead be used to progress the Integrated Transport Schemes programme set out in Annex 1;

   v.       To authorise that the Area Highway Manager, in consultation with the Local Committee Chairman and Vice-Chairman, be able to vire money between the schemes agreed in Annex 1, if required;

  vi.       That the Local Committee Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Area Team Manager, together with the local divisional Member are able to progress any scheme from the Integrated Transport Schemes programme, including consultation and statutory advertisement that may be required under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, for completion of those schemes. Where it is agreed that a scheme will not be progressed, this will be reported back to the next formal meeting of the Local Committee for approval.

Capital Maintenance Schemes (LSR)


 vii.       That the capital maintenance schemes allocation for Reigate and Banstead be divided equitably between County Councillors to carry out capital maintenance works in their divisions, and that the schemes to be progressed be agreed by divisional members in consultation with the Area Maintenance Engineer.

Revenue Maintenance

viii.       To note that members will continue to receive a Member Local Highways Fund allocation of £7,500 per county member to address highway issues in their division; and

  ix.       That the Member Local Highways Fund be managed by the Area Maintenance Engineer on behalf of and in consultation with members.


Reason for decisions:


The above decisions were made to agree a forward programme of highways works in Reigate and Banstead for 2020/21 – 2021/22, funded from the Local Committee’s devolved budget.

Publication date: 03/12/2019

Date of decision: 02/12/2019

Decided at meeting: 02/12/2019 - Reigate and Banstead Local Committee

Effective from: 10/12/2019

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