Waste Resilience Update
Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change, Executive Member for Environment
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: To provide an update on work to improve the
resilience of Waste Services and agree the next steps.
The Executive Member to will be asked to note the work already done to improve the resilience of the service and to consider further steps that may be taken to further improve the resilience of the service.
Resolved: (i) That the update provided in the report be noted.
(ii) That Option B, to develop a driver apprentice scheme, be approved.
(iii) That officers be requested to develop proposals for a more generic, multi-functional, workforce.
(iv) That officers be requested to develop a plan for a future fleet which will help to deliver a more reliable service that also takes into account air quality issues, considers electric vehicles, especially within the Clean Air Zone, and considers access issues, to increase the number of streets from which collections can be made, while maintaining segregation of recycling.
Reason: To improve the reliability of the service to residents, in accordance with the key themes of the Council Plan, and to improve air quality and recycling rates.
Report author: James Gilchrist
Publication date: 11/12/2018
Date of decision: 10/12/2018
Effective from: 13/12/2018