Meeting documents

SCC Somerset Waste Board
Friday, 24th June, 2022 10.00 am

Contact: Laura Rose- Email: 01823 356151  Democratic Services on Email:

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Annual Appointment of the Somerset Waste Board Chair and Vice-Chair

The Governance Specialist of the Somerset Waste Board will invite nominations from Board Members and preside over the election.


Somerset Waste Board RESOLVED to re-elect Cllr S Dyke as Chair and to elect Cllr T Ronan as Vice Chair.


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 meeting held on 11 February 2022 pdf icon PDF 80 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.


Cllr D Mansell reminded SWP about bringing reports about the reuse shop information to a future meeting.  


The minutes of the meeting were confirmed as 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).


Constitutional Matters, Waste Board Membership and Meeting Dates 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To consider the report.


1.     Note the revised Board’s membership for 2022/23 and Joint Scrutiny Panel of Somerset Waste Board set out in Section 2.


2.     Note the Board meeting dates for 2022 and 2023 set out in section 3.


3.     Acknowledge the need for the Board to again operate under the 1972 legislation with a return to face to face meetings, which will be webcast.


Performance Monitoring Report Q4 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 668 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:


1.     Note the performance results in the Fourth Quarter 2021-22 Performance Report.


Finance update Q4 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To consider the report.

Additional documents:


1.     Approve the financial outturn position of the Partnership overall and the individual partners’ balances at year end, and the summary accounts for 2021/2022 as presented in Appendix A.


2.     Approve the recommendations of the partner authorities as to the use of the individual surpluses and deficits as of 31st March 2022. Detailed in paragraph 2.5.


3.     Note the outturn position of the Recycle More fund in paragraph 2.4.


4.     Note the outcome of internal audit reports set out in Appendix B.


Recycle More Update pdf icon PDF 374 KB

To receive the report.


1.     Note the progress made in implementing Recycle More and the risks to the programme


Approach to partial re-fleet pdf icon PDF 157 KB

To consider the report.


1.    Provide a steer on the approach to the partial refleet in 2024, in particular on the approach to maximise the electric fleet.


2.    Note the further work proposed to be undertaken and the risk associated with not committing to purchase vehicles in the current financial year.


3.    Note the options being explored for the wider decarbonisation of SWP’s fleet ahead of their expected replacement in 2030


Somerset Waste Board Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 68 KB

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


The Board RESOLVED to note the latest version of the Forward 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.