Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Members appointed to attend the meeting instead of a Member of the Committee.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

3.

Public Participation

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any matter on the Agenda or within the remit of the Committee.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Of the meeting held on 5th March 2019 to be approved and signed.

5.

Play Area Investment Programme pdf icon PDF 3 MB

1.       That the Committee notes the content of the report in relation to improvements to play areas and approves the planned investment for 2019/20;

 

2.       That the Committee approves the sites identified for improvement and investment during the current year; and

 

3.       That the Committee notes that a three year investment programme will be developed through consultation with Members and brought back to Environment Committee later in the year.

 

6.

Street Scene Excellence - Procurement of 'Smart' Litter and Recycling Bins for the City centre pdf icon PDF 98 KB

1.      That the Committee notes the recommendation by Policy and Resources Committee on 5 February 2019 and approves the procurement of 28 bins in 2 phases; Phase 1 – 16 bins (10 litter & 6 recycling), Phase 2 – 12 litter bins. Once installed, Phase 1 to be up to 6 months in duration;

2.      That the Committee grants delegated authority to the Corporate Director Place in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Committee to select the bin to be procured, complete the procurement process and award the contract for Phase 1; and

3.      Dependent on the success of Phase 1, that the Committee grants delegated authority to the Corporate Director Place in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Committee to complete the procurement process and award the contract for Phase 2.

 

7.

improvement to Maintenance of Arterial and Strategic Routes including the A449 Dual Carriageway pdf icon PDF 597 KB

1.      That the Committee approves the definition and roads to be classed as ‘arterial and strategic routes’;

 

2.      That the Committee approves proposals to spend the £100k from the City Plan Fund allocated to the improvement of strategic and arterial routes on the  replacement of litter bins and the trialling of an arterial routes team; and

 

3.      That the Committee notes that future cleansing of the A449, including litter bin provision in laybys, will be considered as part of this project.

 

 

8.

Annual and Quarter 4 Performance Report for 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

1.       that the Committee notes the Council’s annual and quarter 4 performance for 2018/19; and

 

2.       notes the proposed revised due dates for key projects as stated in the relevant project narrative in Appendix 1.

 

Additional documents:

9.

Task and Finish Groups - 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 93 KB

1.      That the Committee approve the establishment of a Task and Finish Group to oversee the development of a Worcester City Taxi Strategy and for that group to include members from across this Committee and that of the Licensing and Environmental Health Committee; and

 

2.      That the Committee note that a further report will be brought back to this Committee in July 2019, seeking approval in respect of draft project scopes in respect of the following:-

 

a)   Development of a Worcester City Taxi Strategy, and

b)   Review into the Deployment of Enforcement Resources.

 

 

10.

Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chairman is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.