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Flood, Disaster Planning

Requested on
Mon 17th June, 2013
Reference
FOI 3092
Resolution
Information provided

Question

Responsible People
1. Who is the Lead Officer for flood management, and please provide their direct email and phone contact details
2. Who is the Budget holder for flood management, and please provide their direct email and phone contact details
3. Who is the Director responsible for flood management, and please provide their direct email and phone contact details
4. Who is the Portfolio Holder/Elected Official responsible for flood management , and please provide their direct email and phone contact details
5. Who is the Disaster Planning Officer , and please provide direct email and phone contact details
6. What local residents or businesses flood interest or pressure groups do you work with – please provide details and contact information
Flood Management
7. What are your key concerns for flood risk in your area for
a. your authorities operations, and
b. the region/borough under your control
8. How much did you spend on flood defence in the last budget year?
9. How much are you intending to spend on flood defence in this budget year?
10. Please provide an electronic copy of the flood risk map of your region/borough
11. Do you currently maintain any central stocks of sandbags and fill materials?
12. How much did you spend on sandbags and fill materials in the last budget year
13. How much are you planning to spend on sandbags and fill materials in the next budget year
14. Do you currently use deployable reusable flood defence blocks?
15. Do you employ a third party contractor for flood management or flood/disaster response (such as a ‘red alert’ service or total FM contractor? )
Procurement Process
16. What procurement frameworks do you use for
a. building products
b. environmental products and services
c. disaster response services
17. Please provide an electronic copy of your procurement rules
18. Do you maintain a preferred suppliers list for the authority – if yes please provide application details
19. Do you maintain a recommended suppliers list for local residents and businesses – if yes please provide details
Recycling
20. Do you maintain a waste car tyre mountain – if so please provide details
21. Do you outsource the management and disposal of waste car tyres – if so please provide details

Answer

5. Who is the Disaster Planning Officer, and please provide direct email and phone contact details. Kevin Roberts 01509 634911 kevin.roberts@charnwood.gov.uk
6. What local residents or businesses flood interest or pressure groups do you work with – please provide details and contact information. Local community flood wardens and other partner agencies within the Local Resilience Forum
Flood Management
7. What are your key concerns for flood risk in your area for
a. your authorities operations, and
b. the region/borough under your control
Identify areas at risk of fluvial flooding via Environment Agency Mapping and the likely impact on people, property and infrastructure. Develop a tactical response in the event of a flooding incident. Give warning advice to the public. All as part of the Local Resilience Forum response under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004
 
8. How much did you spend on flood defence in the last budget year? £250,000 includes staff labour costs
9. How much are you intending to spend on flood defence in this budget year? As above
10. Please provide an electronic copy of the flood risk map of your region/borough
We use the maps which are easily obtainable (by anyone) by searching online via the environment-agency website at environment-agency.gov.uk using all the post codes for Charnwood which are LE4, LE6, LE7, LE11, LE12
11. Do you currently maintain any central stocks of sandbags and fill materials? Yes
12. How much did you spend on sandbags and fill materials in the last budget year £15,000 approx due to excess flooding issues last year
13. How much are you planning to spend on sandbags and fill materials in the next budget year £10,000
14. Do you currently use deployable reusable flood defence blocks? No
15. Do you employ a third party contractor for flood management or flood/disaster response (such as a ‘red alert’ service or total FM contractor? ) No
Procurement Process
16.     What procurement frameworks do you use for
a.     building products Charnwood Borough Council accesses the Procurement for Housing Framework contract for Building materials
b.    environmental products and services Charnwood Borough Council does not use a framework for these products
c.     disaster response services Charnwood Borough Council does not use a framework for these services
17.     Please provide an electronic copy of your procurement rules See attached
18.     Do you maintain a preferred suppliers list for the authority – if yes please provide application details Charnwood Borough Council does not operate a preferred supplier list
19.     Do you maintain a recommended suppliers list for local residents and businesses – if yes please provide details Charnwood Borough Council does not have a recommended suppliers list for residents
20. Do you maintain a waste car tyre mountain – if so please provide details No

21. Do you outsource the management and disposal of waste car tyres – if so please provide details N/A

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