Agenda and minutes

Gloucestershire Joint Waste Committee - Tuesday 5 December 2017 10.00 am

Venue: Cabinet Suite - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

Contact: Andrea Clarke 01452 324203 

Items
No. Item

20.

Declarations of interest

Please see note (a) at the end of the agenda.

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were received.

21.

Public Questions

To answer any written or oral questions about matters which are within the powers and duties of the committee.

 

The closing date/time for receipt of written questions is 6.00pm on 29 November 2017 (three clear working days before date of the meeting). Please send questions to the Democratic Services Unit, marked for the attention of Andrea Clarke (email: andrea.clarke@gloucestershire.gov.uk). 

 

An oral question may be asked by a member of the public if notice of the question is given by the questioner to Democratic Services at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

 

Depending on the nature of the questions asked it may not be possible to provide a comprehensive answer at the meeting, in which case a written answer will be supplied as soon as reasonably possible after the meeting.

 

Minutes:

No public questions were received.

22.

Member Questions

To answer any written members’ questions about matters which are within the powers and duties of the committee. The closing date/time for the receipt of questions is 6.00pm on 29 November 2017 (three clear working days before the date of the meeting). Please send questions to the Democratic Services Unit marked for the attention of Andrea Clarke (email: andrea.clarke@gloucestershire.gov.uk).

Minutes:

No members’ questions were received.

23.

Minutes of the previous meeting - 3 October 2017 pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 5 December 2017 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

24.

Management Accounts Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 239 KB

Minutes:

24.1     Wayne Lewis, Head of Joint Waste Management, gave a full presentation of the report.

 

24.2     The committee noted that the county council had picked up the costs of funding the Head of Joint Waste Management this year.  It was also noted that member contributions would be needed in the next financial year (2018-19).

 

24.3     The costs associated with the use of agency staff by Ubico, and potential mitigations, were discussed. It was also clarified that agency staff were required to undertake the same training for health and safety matters as permanent members of staff.

 

24.4     The committee noted the financial performance as contained in the report.

25.

Performance Report pdf icon PDF 162 KB

Minutes:

The committee was pleased to note that the kg/hh of residual waste had reduced significantly falling to 490kg/hh in 2016/17, an improvement on the previous low point in 2012/13, and that this was forecast to reduce further in 2017/18 to 456kg/hh.

26.

Service/Action Plan Update pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

26.1     Following the formal committee meeting the committee was holding a workshop to discuss future needs and ways of working. Mr Lewis informed the committee that the draft Action Plan for 2018/21 would be revised following on from those discussions.

 

26.2     In response to a question it was explained that the handover of the Gloucestershire Energy from Waste plant would be an internal process.