Decision details

Future Delivery Model for Grounds Maintenance and Street Cleansing Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


It was RESOLVED that:


a)               the dissolution of Streetwise Environmental Ltd (teckal) be approved, with the service to move to an inhouse model of delivery by the Council by 1 September 2022;


b)               the Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Environment and Safety be asked to provide Cabinet oversight to the insourcing project;


c)                the Chief Executive be authorised to take all necessary steps to give effect to the transition, in line with the core principles as set out in Appendix B of the report;


d)               the Monitoring Officer be authorised to work with the Streetwise Company Secretary to take all necessary steps to comply with the legal requirements arising from the dissolution of the companies including signing company filings;


e)               the use of £0.3m from the Organisational Stabilisation Reserve (to be incorporated within the Medium Term Financial Strategy, to be presented to Full Council) to meet the transition costs as stated at paragraph 7.1.3 of the report be approved;


f)                 thanks be recorded to Mr Nigel Carter, Managing Director of Streetwise Environmental Ltd, Mr Keith Daniel, Chairman, and the Streetwise staff for their continued high quality service delivery; and


g)               an update report on progress be received later this year including an update on the timeline for the dissolution of Streetwise Environmental Ltd (Trading).  The existing Streetwise Oversight Board will continue to meet during this period.   

Report author: Darryl Burch

Publication date: 09/02/2022

Date of decision: 08/02/2022

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2022 - Cabinet

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