Decision details

2019/20 Department for Transport Pothole Action Fund

Reference: D50097

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To inject into the capital programme and approve the spending of £541,847 pothole grant funding in accordance with the requirements of the Department for Transport.


The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation):


i)  gave authority to inject £541,847 into the Capital Programme from the DfT Pothole Action Fund 2019/20; and


ii)  gave authority to incur expenditure of £541,847 on carriageway maintenance, to repair potholes, and prevent potholes forming. This will be made up of £483,791 works costs and £58,056 fees, funded from Government Grant, as detailed in Appendix A.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

All Councillors are to be advised in advance of the grant and asked to recommend locations for inclusion in the programme.


All Ward Members will be informed of the work which affects their Ward.

Contact: Richard Hobson, Highways Officer 0113 378 7318 Email:

Publication date: 19/09/2019

Date of decision: 27/09/2019

Effective from: 05/10/2019

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