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Decision details

A Cleaner City

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 present proposals concerning 'Pride in York', local environmental decision making, street cleansing standard, city centre cleansing, litter bins and the Spring Clean.

The Executive Member will be asked to approve a programme of engagement and an action plan to engage businesses and communities and to improve standards.


This report will now be considered by the Executive Member in November in order to allow more time to consult with ward teams. It will be considered at an Executive Member decision session on 23 November.


This report will be deferred to the 25 January decision session in order to allow for further background work to be completed.




Resolved:  That the proposals set out in paragraphs 15, 19, 26, 31, 38 and 43 in the report be approved with the following additions to paragraphs 15 and 43:


                   Paragraph 15

(vi)              That discussions be taken on improving the systems for collecting commercial waste.


Paragraph 43

(ii)     That a meeting is scheduled for the public and councillors to be given the opportunity to be involved in the development of the new reporting systems.


Reason: To ensure that best use is made of the available resources for street cleansing activities.

Report author: Russell Stone

Publication date: 26/01/2016

Date of decision: 25/01/2016

Decided at meeting: 25/01/2016 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change

Effective from: 28/01/2016

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