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Year-end Council Plan Monitoring Report 2018/19

Meeting: 17/09/2019 - Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Expired 13/07/20 (Item 21)

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That the report be noted.


The Chief Officer (Planning & Environment) introduced the Year-end Council Plan Monitoring Report 2018/19.  He explained that the report presented the monitoring of progress for the Council Plan priority Green Council and indicated that the key risk was a lack of Central Government Funding.


The Chief Officer (Streetscene & Transportation) provided background information and highlighted some of the positive areas.  In response to a question raised by Councillor Dunbobbin concerning the RAG status of reported as green although only 50% complete. The Chief Officer (Streetscene & Transportation) agreed   to look into the matter and report back to the Committee.


Councillor Evans raised concern with taking PVC to Household Recycling Sites and asked if a new policy had been introduced at specific sites.  The Chief Officer (Streetscene & Transportation) confirmed that there had been no policy changes and would investigate the matter and respond to Members of the Committee.


Councillor Dolphin didn’t agree with the green RAG status for the Council’s road repairs and maintenance and felt it should be amber.  He suggested that Highway Supervisors contact Councillors to find where the problem areas were, and in some areas suggested that it was necessary to walk the areas rather than driving them. .


The Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Streetscene & Countryside commented on the recognition by Welsh Government that Flintshire had the best maintained roads in Wales and said that Members were aware of the reduction in funding which had taken place of the last 10 years.


The Chairman congratulated Officers in the way in which additional funding from WG was allocated in a quick and efficient manner.


The recommendations in the report was moved by Councillor Bibby and seconded by Councillor Shotton.




That the report be noted.