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
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.
(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
Effective from: 10/10/2019