Decision details


Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Council received four questions.  Details of the draft responses given to the original questions are appended to this Summary of Decisions and responses given to the supplementary questions are set out below.


A         In response to a supplementary question regarding the employment of more Parking Enforcement Officers, the Portfolio Holder for Economy, Enterprise and Transport advised that consideration would be given in the near future to a new contract for parking enforcement and that Members would be advised once a new contract was let.


B         In response to a supplementary question as to action on the cases of junctions that had become dangerous due to difficulty with sight lines due to overgrown grass verges that had been reported but had not been addressed, the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Regeneration stated that he would arrange for the Assistant Director (Stevenage Direct Services) to provide a written reply on this matter.


C         In response to a supplementary question in respect of whether or not the Council had ever asked residents if they preferred co-mingled or separate waste bin collections, the Portfolio Holder for Environment and Regeneration commented that the Council complied with Waste Management Regulations which currently required local authorities to ensure that collections of waste paper, plastic, metal or glass were by way of separate collection arrangements.


D         In response to a supplementary question regarding whether or not there were any plans to extend the Neighbourhood Wardens scheme across the town, the Portfolio Holder for Neighbourhood and Co-operative Working advised that a fourth Warden would shortly be commencing employment with the Council and that it was a continued aspiration to extend the scheme to cover the whole town.

Publication date: 25/07/2018

Date of decision: 25/07/2018

Decided at meeting: 25/07/2018 - Council