Decision details

13/00061 - Winter Service Policy 2013 - 14

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider and agree the Winter Service Policy for 2013-14


The proposals for the winter service policy support the council’s priority for achieving greater value for money and more efficient delivery of services by working in partnership with other authorities.


The Strategy will allow the Council to continue to provide salt bags to parishes who request them and salt bins will be provided across the county, identified on a map on the Kent County Council website. In addition advice on how people in the Kent community can self help during winter conditions will also be published on the website, including road safety tips – all intended to help put the citizen in Control in accordance with the aims identified in Bold Steps for Kent


The service aims to ensure a safe operational highway network thus providing access to KCC services for all.

Financial Implications: £3.3m

Legal Implications: None

Equality Implications: Mobility issues and access to services for older and disabled highway users



The Cabinet Member for Transport and Environment has agreed to the Highways & Transportation Winter Service Policy for 2013/14

Publication date: 21/10/2013

Date of decision: 21/10/2013

Effective from: 29/10/2013

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