Decision details

Highway Weed Control

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change [previously Executive Member for Environment], Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To update on the actions taken to tackle weed growth in the city this year. To look at the options for further measures that can be undertaken to minimise the impact of weeds.

Members will be asked:
To note the actions taken to control weeds in the city.
To consider options for different approaches to tackle weeds.

Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)        That all the reviews be undertaken as outlined in the options:

  Option 1 – Review the following areas of the street cleansing service.

  Option 2 – Review and amend the contract

  Option 3 – Use of third party resources

  Option 4 – Alternatives to Glyphosate

 

(ii)      That Bishophill and one other area of York be inspected by officers and the Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change.

 

(iii)   That officers be requested to consider the future officer monitoring arrangements of the contract.

 

Reason: Because this will respond to residents and member concerns.

Report author: Russell Stone

Publication date: 08/10/2019

Date of decision: 07/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 07/10/2019 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change [previously Executive Member for Environment]

Effective from: 10/10/2019

Accompanying Documents:

 

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