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Decision details

Weed Management of Highways and Associated Areas – Pilot wards

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Place

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Director of Transport, Environment and Planning approved in consultation with Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change the request of ward councillors for their wards to:-

a) replace spraying with single strim around highway obstacles by Public Realm teams and
b) not receive one highway weed treatment spray as undertaken by Contractors (i.e. the third and final spray of the season).
c) exclude sections from any spraying at all

Reason: To test out difference approaches to weed management with a view to reporting results back following the Pilot

Options Considered:

Option a) Agree to all of the requests listed in the attached decision sheet.
Option b) Reject the suggested requests listed in the table in the attached decision sheet and only approve those wards that have outlined a 'whole ward' approach.

Options Rejected:

Option b was rejected.

Publication date: 19/05/2022

Date of decision: 18/05/2022

Accompanying Documents:


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