FOI Request - Icy Pavements

Request 101000202873

(1) Does the Council have a severe weather plan for 2013?

(2) Did you have a severe weather plan for 2012?

(3) Do you include specific advice for pedestrians in the severe weather plan (if you have one)?

(4) Does the Council provide advice on its website for pedestrians on winter weather conditions?

(5) Does the Council clearly state whether or not it will grit pavements on its website?

(6) Does the Council provide salt bins on request?

(7) Does the Council ensure all salt bins are kept full?

(8) Does the Council undertake precautionary gritting of footways and pedestrianised areas?

(9) Does the Council grit footways and pedestrianised areas when there is heavy snowfall or ice?

(10) Does the Council only grit footways and pedestrianised areas when there is prolonged snowfall of ice (e.g. + 5 days)?

(11) Does the Council deploy staff and contractors to help clear pavements if they are unable to carry out their main job because of the severe weather?

(12) Does the Council provide a map of footways gritted?

(13) Does the Council provide a list of streets where footways are gritted?

(14) Does the Council grit footways on request?

(15) Does the Council help to organise volunteers to grit key footways?

(16) Does the Council publicise the Ready Scotland Guidance?

Response 16-12-2013

(1) Yes.

(2) Yes.

(3) Yes.

(4) Yes.

(5) Yes.

(6) Yes.

(7) Yes.

(8) No.

(9) Yes.

(10) No.

(11) Yes.

(12) No.

(13) Yes.

(14) No. (we work to the priorities stated within our plan)

(15) No.

(16) Yes.

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