Meeting documents

SCC Joint Scrutiny Panel of Somerset Waste Board (virtual meetings)
Wednesday, 8th February, 2023 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 52 KB


Apologies for absence

To receive Panel Members apologies.


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 7th December 2022 pdf icon PDF 105 KB

The Committee is 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.  


Recycle More Update pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To receive the Recycle More update.


Flex Collect- Soft Plastic pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To consider the report.


Reuse and Community Action Group pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider the report.


Somerset Waste Business Plan 2023-2028 pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:


Performance Report Q3 pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:


Financial Performance Update 22/23 and Draft Annual Budget 23/24 pdf icon PDF 204 KB

To consider the report.


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supporting appendices available to Members contain exempt information and are therefore marked confidential – not for publication.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).



Any other urgent items of business

The Chair may raise any items of urgent business.