B17: Highway Maintenance

Year
2015
Category
Transportation and Communication,Roadways
NCLGA Ref#
B17

Status

NCLGA Executive Recommendation: No Recommendation | Endorsed by the NCLGA Membership

Details

WHEREAS the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is responsible for maintaining provincial highways;

AND WHEREAS the cumulative effects of climate change has caused many highways to become severely degraded, creating unsafe traveling conditions:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Province of British Columbia provide additional funding to address the cumulative effects of climate change on highways.  

Responses

The UBCM membership has not previously considered a resolution calling on the provincial government to provide additional funding for highway maintenance to address the “cumulative effects of climate change.”

However, members have consistently endorsed resolutions requesting the Province to provide increased funding and improved highway maintenance (including, but not limited to 2009-B16, 2009-B83, 2009-B93, 2009-B161, 2008-B113, 2008-B114, 2007-B16, 2007-B97, 2005-B80, 2003-A9, 2003-B9, 2001-B14, 2000-B11).