Agenda item

Recommendations to Cabinet further to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee regarding Void Properties (Cab.27.11.2019/6)


The Chair of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee presented a report on the recommendations from the Overview & Scrutiny Committee (OSC) Thriving & Vibrant Economy Workstream meeting held on 1st October 2019 in relation to Void Council Properties.


Members noted the important health and safety considerations associated with recommendation 5: ‘Neighbourhood Services to consider machines which can collect grass as it is cut across the borough’ and discussed the wider policy implications for both Berneslai Homes and private landlords.


RESOLVED that the report be received and the Executive Director for Core be requested to co-ordinate a response to the recommendations in the report within 28 days.

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