Decision details

Decision details

Commercial Waste Collection Capacity

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council is reaching its commercial wastes collection capacity and requires an additional recycling collection vehicle and operational crew. This report requests the funding for this.


The Head of Direct Services submitted a report seeking approval for investment to expand the commercial waste fleet collection capacity.


The confidential appendix containing the business case for an additional vehicle was noted.


The City Executive Board resolved to:


1.    Delegate authority to the Executive Director, Community Services in consultation with the Head of Finance to:-

              I.        Add an additional refuse collection vehicle (RCV) to the vehicle replacement programme and place an order for this vehicle now.

            II.        Create two permanent posts, one driver and one loader, to crew the additional RCV.

2.    Recommend that Council note the implications of this bid which will be considered as part of the Council’s Consultation Budget proposals


Report author: Jeff Ridgley

Publication date: 19/12/2016

Date of decision: 15/12/2016

Decided at meeting: 15/12/2016 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Effective from: 22/12/2016

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