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The following decision taken by Cabinet on 8 July 2024 has been called in:


Fortnightly recycling proposal and supporting policies


The reasons for call-in, signed by 3 members, is as follows –


1. Lack of consultation with residents

2. Insufficient exploration of alternative cost-saving measures

3. Lack of detailed understanding of the broader impact


Full reasons are included in the attached documentation.


The following documents are attached –

(a) Proforma requesting the call-in of the decision signed by Councillors Khan, Bell and Ezeifedi received 15 July 2024

(b) Call-in procedures to be followed

(c) Extract of the minutes of Cabinet on 8 July 2024

(d) Report to Cabinet

(e) Appendix 1 to the report - Recycling frequencies (Herts Waste Partnership and neighbouring authorities)

(f) Appendix 2 to the report - Timeline – Simpler recycling and key contract dates

(g) Appendix 3 to the report - Housing trajectory

(h) Appendix 4 to the report -WRAP Recycling tracker survey

(i) Appendix 5 to the report - Options appraisal

(j) Appendix 6 to the report - Recycling project equality impact assessment

(k) Appendix 7 to the report - Communication and stakeholder management plan

(l) Appendix 8 to the report - Policy decisions presentation

(m) Appendix 9 to the report - 2024 Service change supporting policies


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