Meeting documents

SCC Somerset Waste Board
Friday, 25th September, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual meetings via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Andrew Randell - Email:  Julia Jones - Email: or 07790577232

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Declarations of Interest

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Minutes from the meeting held on 31 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 119 KB

The Board is asked to confirm that the draft minutes of the previous meeting are accurate or to agree any amendments that are necessary.


The minutes of the meeting were confirmed as a correct record and were signed by the Chair.



Public Question Time

The Chair will allow members of the public to present a petition on any matter within the Board’s remit. Questions or statements about any matter on the agenda for this meeting may be taken at the time when each matter is considered (see guidance notes).


Performance Report Q1 2020/2021 pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To receive the report.

Additional documents:


Somerset Waste Board RESOLVED to note the performance results in the First Quarter 2020/21 Performance Management Report.



Finance Update Q1 2020/2021 and Initial Budget for 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

    To receive the report.


    Appendix C – Kier Confidential


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supporting appendices available to Members contain exempt information and are therefore marked confidential – not for publication.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


Additional documents:


Somerset Waste Board RESOLVED to:


i) Note the summary financial performance for 2020/2021 to the end of month 4 (April – July) and the potential outturn position for each partner authority.

ii) Consider the draft budget for 2021/2022 and the key factors that will influence the budget setting process.

iii) Approve the proposed approach to using our internal audit support as set out in Appendix A.

iv) Note the way forward regarding the Truck Cartel claim.

v) Note the confidential appendix regarding Kier.



Recycle More roll-out Timetable pdf icon PDF 128 KB

To receive the report


Somerset Waste BoardRESOLVED tnote the progress made in implementing Recycle More.


Proposed Fees and Charges for 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To receive the report.


Somerset Waste Board RESOLVED to agree the proposed Charges for introduction from April 2021



Outline of Business Plan 2021-2026 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To receive the report.


Somerset Waste Board RESOLVED to:


(i) Approve the broad approach and proposed priority areas for inclusion in the Business Plan 2021-26 as set out in section 2 of the report.

(ii) Discuss and provide further ideas for any particular service changes, projects or programmes for potential inclusion in the Draft Plan to be approved for consultation at the December meeting.



Somerset Waste Board Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 75 KB

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


The Board RESOLVED to notethe latestversion of theForward Plan.



Information Sheets Issued Since the Last Meeting

This is an opportunity for Members to raise matters contained in the following information sheets issued since the last meeting. A compendium of information sheets will be available for members to inspect at the meeting.


Any other urgent items of business

The Chair may raise any items of urgent business.