The meeting received the notes from the Dearne Ward Alliance held on 9th May, 2019. At the meeting ‘Beat the Street’ was discussed positively.
Members discussed the financial support for the bulky waste collection, and it was noted that this is now being prioritised for those most in need following referrals from appropriate agencies. The situation will be carefully monitored going forward.
Those present discussed the persistent issues with waste on premises and littering, and it was acknowledged that attitudes to fly tipping were changing with residents working with the Council to report incidents.
The Chair requested a more detailed discussion on the approach taken on these issues, which would include encouraging positive behaviour change, with enforcement for persistent offenders.
(i) That notes from the Dearne Ward Alliance held on 9th May, 2019 be received;
(ii) That a meeting be convened to discuss potential solutions to persistent environmental issues in the area.