David Beaver – Head of Waste & Business Services was in attendance for this item.
1. Miss Carey introduced the report which sought approval to provide continued financial support for the kerbside collection systems, through Inter Authority Agreements which detail a performance-based payment scheme. Miss Carey said that Canterbury City Council and Thanet District Council had arranged renewed kerbside model of waste collection to sustain increased recycling and composting levels and that this report and proposed decision followed from principles previously endorsed by the cabinet committee.
2. Mr Cook abstained from voting on this matter as he was the portfolio holder with responsibility for waste and recycling at Canterbury City Council.
3. Resolved to endorse the proposed decision of the Cabinet Member for Environment to enter into an Inter Authority Agreement) with Canterbury City Council and Thanet District Council in full to make performance payments to increase levels of recycling and reduce disposal costs for KCC.