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Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Agenda

5th December 2007

COMHAIRLE NAN EILEAN SIAR

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

NOTICE OF MEETING

There will be a Meeting of the Committee in the principal Council Offices, Stornoway on Wednesday 5 December 2007 at 9.00am

Malcolm Burr
Chief Executive

Council Offices
Sandwick Road
STORNOWAY

20 November 2007

AGENDA


*It is recommended that, under the terms of Section 50(A) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, the public, including the press, be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 7A of the Act would be disclosed:

Item 10 - Paragraph 9 – - any information relating to any terms proposed or to be proposed by or to the Comhairle in the course of negotiations for a contract for the acquisition or disposal of property or the supply of goods or services.

 

MINUTES

1    

Minute of Meeting of 3 October 2007
(Vol 5 2007)

 

FINANCE

2

General Fund Revenue Monitoring 2007/08

Report by Director of Finance and Corporate Resources
(separately circulated)

3

General Fund Capital Monitoring 2007/08

Report by Director of Finance and Corporate Resources
(separately circulated)

4

Repairs and Maintenance Quarterly Expenditure Monitoring 2007/08

Report by Director of Technical Services
(separately circulated)

5

Revenue Budget 2006/07 Savings Identified

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 1-3)

6

Spinal Route: North Uist Contract Costs

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 5-7)

 

CONSTITUTION

7

Significant Trading Operations and Trading Operations:  Constitutional Matters

Report by Chief Executive
(separately circulated)

 

BUSINESS PLANS

8

Departmental Business Plans 2007/08 Half Year Monitoring

Report by Chief Executive
(separately circulated)

9

Draft Committee Work Plan 2008-11

Report by Chief Executive
(separately circulated)

 

PIERS AND HARBOURS

10

Fuel at Fishery Piers for the Period 1 July 2007-30 September 2007

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 9-11)*

 

FERRY SERVICES

11

The Scottish Government’s RET Study

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 13)

 

ROADS AND ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

12

Programme and Progress – Roads

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 15-16)

13

Winter Maintenance Operations – Historic Costs

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 17-19)

14

Road Flooding Alleviation Works 2007/08

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 21-22)

15

Outer Hebrides Spinal Route Programme 2008-12

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 23-29)

16

The Sound of Harris Fixed Link and Renewable Energy Project – Initial Community Consultation

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 31-39)

17

Bridge Strengthening/Replacement Programme 2004-08

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 41)

18

Carriageway and Amenity Lighting Programme

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 43-45)

19

Roads to Communities Programme 2008-12

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 47-53)

20

Additional Parking at Number 1 Pier, Stornoway

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 55)

21

Road Safety – Prohibition of Waiting at Goathill, Anderson Road Junction

Report by Director of Technical Services
(p 57)

 

PERFORMANCE MONITORING

22

Reports Outstanding

Report by Chief Executive
(p 59-60)

 

NOTE:  The next scheduled meeting of the Committee will be on Wednesday 5 December 2007