LED Street Lights

Hayley Burrows made this Freedom of Information request to Torbay Borough Council

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Dear Torbay Borough Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to enquire the following information relating to the installation and maintenance of street lights.

I would like to request:

1.Has the council installed any energy efficient street lighting in the last five years, such as replacing halogen bulbs with LED street lights?
2. If the council is in the process of installing any energy efficient street lighting, please confirm when the council started to do this and provide an estimate of when the council expects to have switched all street lights to energy efficient street lighting.
3. How much did the council spend on running, installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s jurisdiction in 2015, 2016 and 2017?
4. How much does the council estimate they will spend on running, installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s jurisdiction in 2018?
5. How many complaints were received in relation to new energy efficient street lighting, if any, during 2017?
6. Please estimate how much money the council currently saves following the installation of any energy efficient street lighting on a monthly and annual basis?

If the following questions do not fall under your jurisdiction, please can you provide the name of the organisation and contact details who manage street lighting within your designated territory.

Yours faithfully,

Hayley Burrows

Freedom of Information, Torbay Borough Council

Dear Ms Burrows

Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 26 January 2018. We are currently processing your request and will contact you within 20 working days.

If you have any queries regarding your request, please do not hesitate to contact us, quoting the reference number above in all communications.

Yours sincerely

Katherine Boyer
Information Compliance Apprentice
Torbay Council
 
Phone: 01803 207034
Mail: Information Compliance, Torbay Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, TQ1 3DR

The Information Compliance Team will aim to acknowledge correspondence within 3 working days unless a restriction is in place.

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Dear Ms Burrows

 

Further to your request received on 26 January 2018, I confirm that Torbay
Council has now considered your request under the Freedom of Information
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Katherine Boyer

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Torbay Council

 

Phone: 01803 207034

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Hi Katherine,

Many thanks for providing me with this information. Would you mind providing me with information for the second question if you have it?

'2. If the council is in the process of installing any energy efficient street lighting, please confirm when the council started to do this and provide an estimate of when the council expects to have switched all street lights to energy efficient street lighting'

Thanks for your help.

Yours sincerely,

Hayley Burrows

Freedom of Information, Torbay Borough Council

Dear Ms Burrows

Thank you for your enquiry regarding your recent request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I have looked into your request and I have noted that there appears to be a discrepancy between your original request and the response that was sent to you.

I can inform you that I have contacted the department that provided the information for your request and I will get back to you as soon as I receive an answer.

I apologise for the inconvenience.

Kind regards

Katherine Boyer
Information Compliance Apprentice
Torbay Council
 
Phone: 01803 207034
Mail: Information Compliance, Torbay Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, TQ1 3DR

The Information Compliance Team will aim to acknowledge correspondence within 3 working days unless a restriction is in place.

This email and any attachments are intended solely for the use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential information and/or may be legally privileged. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete this email.

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Dear Ms Burrows

As promised, I have attached a new response with the missing question and answer. Again, I apologise for any inconvenience that the delay has caused you.

Please don't hesitate to contact again in the future.

Kind regards

Katherine Boyer
Information Compliance Apprentice
Torbay Council
 
Phone: 01803 207034
Mail: Information Compliance, Torbay Council, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, TQ1 3DR

The Information Compliance Team will aim to acknowledge correspondence within 3 working days unless a restriction is in place.

This email and any attachments are intended solely for the use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential information and/or may be legally privileged. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete this email.

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