Agenda and minutes

Housing and Community Engagement Scrutiny Commission
Wednesday 14 October 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Online/Virtual. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting. Please contact FitzroyAntonio.williams@southwark.gov.uk for a link to the meeting.

Contact: Everton Roberts 020 7525 7221  Email: Everton.roberts@southwark.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

2.

NOTIFICATION OF ANY ITEMS OF BUSINESS WHICH THE CHAIR DEEMS URGENT

3.

DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS AND DISPENSATIONS

4.

MINUTES

5.

SCRUTINY REVIEW OF ESTATE CLEANING

    To receive a brief report on Estate Cleaning.

    Supporting documents:

    Minutes:

    The commission heard from Councillor Catherine Rose, Cabinet Member for Leisure, Environment and Roads and Michael McNicholas, Head of Waste and Cleaning.

     

    Following the introduction of the report, questions and discussion took place around the following:

     

    ·  Fly tipping and fly tipping hotspots

    ·  Efficiencies and savings

    ·  Client / Contractor relationship of in house service

    ·  Performance monitoring, data and targets

    ·  Delay in regular collections of waste from newly built blocks/properties

    ·  Modernisation of the collections service

    ·  Responding quickly to incidents/issues, such as dumped rubbish

    ·  Future of waste collection

    ·  Accountability of service to residents

    ·  Deep cleansing

    ·  Service level agreement – twice yearly on demand tasks

    ·  Strategy around designing out fly tipping spots

    ·  Bulk waste collections and additional charges/fines

     

    The chair indicated that there would be further scrutiny session held on this subject, along with some background scrutiny such as site visits with an inspection team or with some estate cleaners.  Further inspection of the statistics and raw data to be provided for future session.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    That the report be noted.

6.

WORK PROGRAMME 2020/21

7.

DISTRICT HEATING AND HEAT NETWORKS FINAL REPORT

8.

SCRUTINY REVIEW OF COMMUNITY HUBS