SRA Board meeting 27 February, 2015

A meeting of the Somerset Rivers Authority Board was held in the Wyndham Room at Somerset County Council on the morning of 27 February, 2015. Below are links to a summary of decisions and the minutes, plus lists of those in attendance, the agenda and supporting papers.

SRA Board Meeting Summary of Decisions 27 February 2015

SRA Board Meeting Minutes 27 February 2015

Members of the Board

Ray Adlam (Axe Brue Internal Drainage Board)
Tony Bradford - elected Vice-Chair (Parrett Internal Drainage Board)
Jeff Fear (Axe Brue Internal Drainage Board)
Nick Gupta (Environment Agency)
David Jenkins (Wessex Regional Flood & Coastal Committee)
Mark Jones (Natural England)
Peter Maltby (Parrett Internal Drainage Board)
Cllr Duncan McGinty (Sedgemoor District Council)
Cllr John Osman - elected Chair (Somerset County Council)
Cllr Ric Pallister (South Somerset District Council)
Cllr Harvey Siggs (Mendip District Council)
Cllr Tim Taylor (West Somerset Council)
Cllr John Williams (Taunton Deane Borough Council)

In Attendance

Martin Buckle (Somerset County Council)
Sarah Diacono (Somerset County Council)
Paula Hewitt (Somerset County Council)
Iain Sturdy (Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium)


1 Appointment of Chair & Vice Chair
Purpose: Decision
Lead officer: Paula Hewitt

2 Declarations of interest 
Purpose: Transparency
All members

3 Constitution
Purpose: Sign-off decision
Lead officer: Martin Buckle
4 Public Question Time
Please submit your questions in writing via email with a 2 working day notice period to: sra@somerset.gov.uk
Lead: Chair
Public Questions for SRA Board 27th Feb
5 SRA Programme of Work
5a Developing the SRA
Purpose: Progress update
Lead officer: Sarah Diacono
SRA Development Presentation
5b Common Works Programme
Purpose: Progress update
Lead officer: Sarah Diacono
Common Works Programme Presentation
5c 2015/16 Enhanced Maintenance Programme
Purpose: To consider and make recommendation
Lead officers: Sarah Diacono, Iain Sturdy
Introductory Presentation
Proposed Schemes, Options and Key
Map of Proposed Schemes
5d DCLG/Defra/SRA Funding Options Review, Terms of Reference
Purpose: Progress update
Lead officer: Sarah Diacono
DCLG/Defra/SRA Funding Options Review, ToR
6 2015/16 Budget
Purpose: To consider and make recommendation
Lead officer: Sarah Diacono
Budget Introductory Presentation
Budget Detail
7 Flood Action Plan
Purpose: Progress update
Lead officer: Sarah Diacono
FAP Update Presentation
Purpose: To raise urgent items (agreed with Paula Hewitt prior to the meeting)
Lead: Chair
If you would like to get in touch please contact us at sra@somerset.gov.uk or tel: 01823 355111
The Flood Action Plan is now overseen by the Somerset Rivers Authority and can be contacted on the above.