That a 3.6% increase be applied to the garden waste service price for 2022-23.
This will set the garden waste price at £59.00 for the 2022-23 service year.
Reason for the decision
To cover the increased costs of delivering the garden waste service.
The 3.6% increase is the projected rate of inflation for 2022.
Alternative Options considered and rejected
Two other options were considered and rejected. These were:
1) Apply a 0% price increase
2) Apply a 4.6% price increase
No significant budget implications identified
No legal implications identified
Any Conflict of Interest
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/01/2022
Decision due: 21 Dec 2021 by Portfolio Holder for Customer and Community Services
Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Customer and Community Services
Lead director: Executive Director, Place