Meeting documents

SCC Joint Scrutiny Panel of Somerset Waste Board (virtual meetings)
Wednesday, 7th December, 2022 2.00 pm

Contact: Laura Woon - Email: or Andrew Melhuish on Email:  Democratic Services on Email:

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**Public Guidance notes contained in agenda annexe** pdf icon PDF 44 KB


Appointment for Interim Chair of the Joint Scrutiny Panel of Somerset Waste Board

The Committee Manager of the Joint Waste Scrutiny will invite nominations from Board Members and preside over the election.


Apologies for absence

To receive Panel Members apologises.


Declarations of Interest

Details of all Members’ interests in District, Town and Parish Councils can be viewed on the Council Website at

County Councillors membership of Town, City, Parish or District Councils and this will be displayed in the meeting room (Where relevant).


The Statutory Register of Member’s Interests can be inspected via request to the Democratic Service Team.



Minutes from the previous meeting held on 21 September 2022 pdf icon PDF 118 KB

The Panel are asked to confirm the minutes are accurate.


Public Question Time

The Chair will allow members of the public to ask a question or make a statement about any matter on the agenda for this meeting. These questions may be taken during the meeting, when the relevant agenda item is considered, at the Chair’s discretion.  


Performance Report Quarter 2 - July 2022 to September 2022 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:


Recycle More Update pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To note the report.


Somerset Waste Partnership Business Plan 2023 - 2028 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:


Update on exploring partial electrification of fleet. pdf icon PDF 348 KB

To note the report.

Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

Possible exclusion of the press and public

PLEASE NOTE: Although the main report for this item not confidential, supporting appendices available to Members contain exempt information and are therefore marked confidential – not for publication.  At any point if Members wish to discuss information within this appendix, then the Committee will be asked to agree the following resolution to exclude the press and public: 


Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider passing a resolution having been duly proposed and seconded under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the press and public from the meeting, on the basis that if they were present during the business to be transacted there would be a likelihood of disclosure of exempt information, within the meaning of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972:


Reason: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).



Financial Performance Update 2022/2023 and Draft Annual Budget 2023/2024 pdf icon PDF 223 KB

To consider the report.


Somerset Waste Board Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To review the latest version and items of business for future meetings.


Any other urgent items of business

The Chair may raise any items of urgent business.