David Beaver (Head of Waste Management) and Hannah Allard (Waste Business Development) were in attendance for this item.
1. Miss Carey (Cabinet Member for Environment) introduced the report that set out the Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) Enforcement Policy which aimed to clarify the procedures that may be taken by Kent County Council (KCC) to ensure compliance with existing KCC HWRC operating policies.
2. Mrs Allard informed the Committee that the Enforcement Policy was a aggregation of existing policies and allowed KCC and its partners to carry out enforcement in a fair, practical and consistent manner. The Policy addressed several key issues and the actions to be taken to prevent of rectify infringements of legislation or policy, including: the abuse of staff and other customers, trade waste, theft of materials, fly tipping and non-adherence to HWRC policies.
3. It was RESOLVED that the proposed decision (19/00091) to be taken by the Cabinet Member for Environment, to introduce the Enforcement Policy which will support KCC and their contracted HWRC Providers in the effective, transparent and permitted delivery of HWRC waste enforcement practices, be endorsed.