Issue - decisions
Waste Resilience Update
Resolved: (i) That the update provided in the report be noted.
(ii) That Option B, to develop a driver apprentice scheme, be approved.
(iii) That officers be requested to develop proposals for a more generic, multi-functional, workforce.
(iv) That officers be requested to develop a plan for a future fleet which will help to deliver a more reliable service that also takes into account air quality issues, considers electric vehicles, especially within the Clean Air Zone, and considers access issues, to increase the number of streets from which collections can be made, while maintaining segregation of recycling.
Reason: To improve the reliability of the service to residents, in accordance with the key themes of the Council Plan, and to improve air quality and recycling rates.