30 Household Waste Recycling Centre Contract PDF 609 KB
To consider the Household Waste Recycling Centre Contract.
Visiting Cheshire East Councillors Rob Moreton and Suzie Akers Smith attended the Committee and were given the discretion of the Chair to speak ahead of the presented report.
Councillor Moreton made the following points:
Councillor Moreton asked the committee to recognise the importance of a HWRC for Congleton with an agreement to setup a working group to identify land and funding.
Councillor Akers Smith made the following points:
Councillor Akers Smith made a request to the Committee to create a cross-party working group including her, Councillor Moreton and other borough councillors to look at land availability in and around Congleton and report back to the Committee with potential HWR and Re-Use sites.
Committee Member Councillor June Buckley read a statement on behalf of Cheshire East Councillor Denis Murphy who had moved the original Notice of Motion at Full Council on 15 December 2021. Most of the points raised by Councillor Murphy had been made by the public speakers, but also included:
Ralph Kemp, Head of Environmental Services presented the report that provided an update to the Committee on the range of services that will be provided in the new HWRC contract from 1 April 2023. The Committee advised that the provision of the seven HWRCs across the borough plus core services would be affordable within the existing budget.
The Chair acknowledged that most of the public speakers had spoken exclusively on the Congleton HWRC but reminded the Committee that the report dealt with the procurement of the contract rather than the ... view the full minutes text for item 30