Issue details

Urgent decision required to approve street light dimming regimes whilst traffic movements are significantly reduced as a direct result of Covid-19 restrictions - KEY/25MAY20/01

The Cabinet Member is recommended to approve the street lighting dimming regimes detailed below during the enforced covid-19 restriction period:

 

1.            Dim residential lighting by 40% from switch on to switch off; and

2.            Dim traffic route lighting by 40% from switch on to switch off.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significantly affecting two or more electoral wards;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/04/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
With the approval of the Chairman of the Growth and Regeneration Scrutiny Committee, special urgency procedure, and waiver of call-in procedure have been invoked to suspend the requirement to publish the decision for five days, and to subject the decision to a three day call-in period. These procedures have been invoked in order to apply the new dimming regimes as soon as possible in order to gain maximum savings.

Decision due: 25 May 2020 by Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Commercial Strategy and Investments

Lead member: Councillor Peter Hiller, Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Commercial Strategy and Investments peter.hiller@peterborough.gov.uk

Lead director: Executive Director Place and Economy

Department: Place and Economy

Contact: Amy Petrie, Principal Programme and Project Officer Tel: 01733 452272; Email:  amy.petrie@peterborough.gov.uk  amy.petrie@peterborough.gov.uk Tel: 01733 452272.

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee

Decisions

Documents

  • It is not anticipated that there will be any documents other than the report and relevant appendices to be published.