Agenda item - Food Waste Collection Service Update

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Food Waste Collection Service Update

Report of the Executive Director, Economy, Environment & Culture

Decision:

2.1          That Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee note the report and options appraisal at Appendix 1.

 

2.2          That Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee agree that a full feasibility study and business case is developed exploring Option 1a and 1b for the future delivery of refuse and recycling services.

 

2.3          That Environment Transport & Sustainability Committee agrees that the feasibility study and business case are consulted on with residents, trade unions and staff before being presented back to a future committee for decision.

 

2.4          That Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee note the dependent work taking place both locally and nationally, which will be used to inform the feasibility study and business case.

Minutes:

9.1          The Committee considered a report of the Executive Director, Economy, Environment & Culture that provided Members with the outcome of research into a food waste collection service and high-level options appraisal, plus an update on associated matters. It sought approval to complete a feasibility study and business case on the preferred option, which will be subject to engagement and consultation with residents, trade unions and staff before a report is brought to a future committee for a decision.

 

9.2          On behalf of the Conservative Group, Councillor Nemeth moved a motion to amend recommendation 2.2 as shown in bold italics and as struckthrough below:

 

2.2      That Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee agree that a full feasibility study and business case is developed exploring Option 1b1a for the future delivery of refuse and recycling services.

 

9.3          The Chair and Councillor Wilkinson formally seconded the motion.

 

9.4          Councillor Wilkinson sought discretion from the Chair to move an amendment from the floor which was granted.

 

9.5          On behalf of the Labour Group, Councillor Wilkinson moved the following motion to amend recommendation 2.2 as show in bold italics below:

 

2.2      That Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee agree that a full feasibility study and business case is developed exploring Option 1a and 1b for the future delivery of refuse and recycling services.

 

9.6          The Chair and Councillor Nemeth formally seconded the motion.

 

9.7          The Chair then put the Conservative motion to the vote which failed.

 

9.8          The Chair then put the Labour motion to the vote which passed.

 

9.9          The Chair then put the recommendations as amended to the vote that were agreed.

 

9.10      RESOLVED-

 

2.1          That Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee note the report and options appraisal at Appendix 1.

 

2.2          That Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee agree that a full feasibility study and business case is developed exploring Option 1a and 1b for the future delivery of refuse and recycling services.

 

2.3          That Environment Transport & Sustainability Committee agrees that the feasibility study and business case are consulted on with residents, trade unions and staff before being presented back to a future committee for decision.

 

2.4          That Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee note the dependent work taking place both locally and nationally, which will be used to inform the feasibility study and business case.

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