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York Community Recycling Fund

Meeting: 05/09/2016 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Change (Item 10)

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This report sets out a proposal to establish a York Community Recycling Fund.  The Executive Member is asked to approve the fund criteria and application process.

Decision:

Resolved: (i) That the fund criteria as set out in Paragraphs 8-15 of of the Officer’s report be agreed.

 

                (ii) That the application process as set out at Paragraphs 17 to 18 in the Officer’s report be agreed.

 

               (iii) That Officers review support for Community Centres to improve the recycling from their centres, and how they can be fully engaged with the citywide messages to promote recycling.

 

(iv) That the application process will require a demonstration of outcomes to support recycling in the city, and no grant given would be more than £5k. In the case of over subscription, the Council would reserve the right to reduce the maximum given out pro rata.

 

Reason:    To improve waste prevention and recycling in York.

 

                  

 

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report which set out a proposal to establish a York Community Recycling Fund.

 

A written representation which had been received by the Executive Member, following publication of the agenda was read out. It related to recycling for community centre users.

 

The Executive Member asked about the maximum size of the fund that would be made available for applicants. Officers confirmed that this was £5k. He felt that there needed to be clear monitoring on the use of public funds and that the criteria should include how the community projects had made an impact.

 

Resolved: (i) That the fund criteria as set out in Paragraphs 8-15 of of the Officer’s report be agreed.

 

                (ii) That the application process as set out at Paragraphs 17 to 18 in the Officer’s report be agreed.

 

               (iii) That Officers review support for Community Centres to improve the recycling from their centres, and how they can be fully engaged with the citywide messages to promote recycling.

 

(iv) That the application process will require a demonstration of outcomes to support recycling in the city, and no grant given would be more than £5k. In the case of over subscription, the Council would reserve the right to reduce the maximum given out pro rata.

 

Reason:    To improve waste prevention and recycling in York.

 

                  

 


 

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