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Decision details

Lochside Academy - Road Safety Update - OPE/19/039

Decision Maker: Education Operational Delivery Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


(i)            to request that officers provide an update to Members in respect of the works being undertaken to resolve the flooding issue near South Loirston Road;

(ii)          to request that officers circulate a service update in respect of the half day event run by Lochside Academy and Policy Scotland for P7 pupils from the Lochside associated schools group;

(iii)         to note the assurance provided in the report with regard to the road safety arrangements in the vicinity of Lochside Academy;

(iv)         to instruct the Chief Officer Operations and Protective Services to undertake a survey of children crossing Wellington Road at lunchtime and outwith school hours and to bring a report back to Committee in May 2019 detailing any necessary measures to improve road safety, with the report to include the ongoing work being undertaken by the school in respect of road safety education; and

(v)          to recommend to the Operational Delivery Committee that the following be considered –

That the Operational Delivery Committee notes the progress that has been made by officers with regards to the flooding issues affecting part of South Loirston Road near to Dunlin Road that forms part of the identified safe routes to school for Lochside Academy.  Instructs the Chief Officer  Strategic Place Planning to bring a report to this committee in the next cycle detailing the outcome of the proposed works and any further remedial action that may be required to alleviate the flooding.

Publication date: 22/01/2019

Date of decision: 17/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 17/01/2019 - Education Operational Delivery Committee

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