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Environmental Report - EAC

Meeting: 17/03/2022 - East Area Committee (Item 6)

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Minutes:

The Community Engagement and Enforcement Manager introduced the report and highlighted the following:

  i.  Community Pay Back teams were back working across the city undertaking a back log of work.

  ii.  Hot spot maps for fly tipping in each ward had been included in the report.

  iii.  Bookings for hedgehog holes to be cut into resident’s fencing was being taken, this was a free service. 

  iv.  A full explanation for the number of needles found in Abbey ward could be found in the report.

 

Councillor Robertson asked if more could be said on the staffing issues that the Streets and Open Spaces Team faced and thanked all those involved for their hard work and dedication.

 

The Community Engagement and Enforcement Manager advised that the Enforcement Team were operating at 40% capacity, with three officers covering fourteen wards. She noted the request for additional community clean-up day in Abbey ward in areas where constant fly tipping took place.

 

The Chair of the Committee thanked the Community Engagement and Enforcement Manager for their report and for the hard work of all the officers that had been undertaken since the last report.