RECOMMENDATION TO FULL COUNCIL ON 23RD NOVEMBER, 2017
RECOMMENDED TO FULL COUNCIL ON 23RD NOVEMBER, 2017:-
(i) that the proposed changes to the current Assisted Waste and Recycling Collection Policy, as detailed in the report now submitted, be approved;
(ii) that the current eligibility criteria be amended so that the age of applicants is no longer considered as a determining factor, for new applicants after 1st December, 2017;
(iii) that approval be given to support Option 2 to introduce a single, one-off administration fee contribution of £10 (marked as C in the table at 4.3.15 of the report now submitted), which will be applied to all current service users receiving the service after 1st December, 2017. All new applicants will also be charged a single, one-off administration fee contribution of £10 for applications after 1st December, 2017;
(iv) that a revised application process for service users be introduced to reduce the time taken to determine applications; and
(v) that a pilot project be supported that determines whether waste and recycling technology is suitably developed to consider the implementation of an ‘on-demand’ assisted collection scheme.