February 12, 2011
council tax payers won't foot bill for road lines error
Council tax payers in Burnham-On-Sea will not have to foot
the bill to remove double yellow lines that have been mistakenly
painted along a busy town road.
working on behalf of Somerset County Council have admitted that
they added the lines along Marine Drive in error and have agreed
to remove them.
A spokesperson for Somerset County Council told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Due to an error made by our contractor, additional yellow
lines were marked on Marine Drive. They have arranged for the
lines to be removed and this will be done within the next fortnight.
This will be at no cost to the county council."
Resurfacing work has been taking place in Marine Drive during
recent weeks. Local residents were left surprised when the lines
appeared earlier this week - temporarily making it illegal to