Decision details

Increased commercialisation of the council's Business Waste and Recycling Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Purchase of a new waste collection vehicle and the development of additional trade waste services.


Mrs Plant introduced the item. Mr Carter was also present. Mrs Plant outlined the exempt report. Mr Carter then responded to questions from the Cabinet. Mrs Lintill invited Mrs Sharp to ask her questions relating to the item that she had submitted in advance of the meeting. Mr Carter responded and Mrs Plant read her formal response. Mr Plowman requested the opportunity to comment which Mrs Lintill allowed.




The Cabinet then voted unanimously to make the recommendation and resolutions below.




That Cabinet recommends to the Council the release of £134k from reserves for the provision of a new vehicle for the Business Waste and Recycling Service as set out in the Project Initiation Document with an estimated payback period of 4 ½ years.




1)    That Cabinet approves the use of the CCS recycling bonus surplus income for 2019/20 to support the employment of a commercial trade waste officer, the ongoing costs for subsequent years being self-financing.

2)    That the Cabinet approves the purchase of bin weighing equipment for three existing CCS trade waste vehicles to a maximum of £49k funded by the in-year predicted trade waste budget surplus.


Publication date: 11/07/2019

Date of decision: 09/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 09/07/2019 - Cabinet

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