Meeting documents

SCC Somerset Waste Board
Friday, 23rd September, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Luttrell Room - County Hall, Taunton. View directions

Contact: Laura Woon - Email: 01823 356151 or Andrew Melhuish on Email: or  Democratic Services on Email:

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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 24 June 2022 pdf icon PDF 77 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 Board is asked to confirm that the draft minutes of the previous meeting are accurate or to agree any amendments that are necessary


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).


Energy from Waste: Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To note the report and Presentation.


Note the report contents and presentation by Viridor.


Performance Report Quarter 1- April 2022 to June 2022 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To note the report.

Additional documents:


Note the performance results in the First Quarter 2022-23 Performance Report.


Financial Performance Update 2022/2023 and Development of the Annual Budget 2023/2024 pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To consider the report.


·       Notes the summary financial performance for 2022/2023 to the end of month 4 (April – July) and the potential outturn position for each partner authority.

·       Considers the draft budget process for 2023/2024 and the key factors that will influence the budget setting process.



Partial Refleet pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To consider the report.


1) Notes the proposed approach being taken to the partial refleet

2) Notes the proposed capital bid being submitted, including the intention to seek funding for 2 electric refuse vehicles

3) Notes the progress in exploring Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil as a short term-option to decarbonise our operations



Fees and Charges 2023/2024 pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To consider the report.


Note the approach proposed for Fees and Charges for April 2023 to March 2024.


Recycle More Update pdf icon PDF 369 KB

To note the report.


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


Outline Business Plan 2023-2028 pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To consider the report.


·       Comments on and approves the proposed priority areas for inclusion in the Business Plan 2023-28 as set out in section 2 of the report, noting that the Somerset Council Corporate Plan has not yet been seen.

·       Discuss and provide further ideas for any particular service changes, projects or programmes for potential inclusion in the Draft Plan to be reviewed at the December meeting.



Somerset Waste Board Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 84 KB

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


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.