Decision details

Proposed charges for garden waste collection service

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Public Realm

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The report sets out the proposed subscription charge for the new garden waste collection service.


To approve the proposed annual subscription fee of £90 per subscription, effective from April 2024.


Reasons for the decision:

The subscription cost of £65 per annum on the 2024/25 Fees and Charges appendix referenced in section 2 set out an expected income of £650,000 based on an estimated number of subscribers of up to 10,000. Using the same methodology of subscriber numbers, the proposed subscription charge of £90 would lead to an expected income of £900,000, an increase of £250,000. This amount falls within the threshold of a Cabinet Member Decision within the Council’s constitution.


Alternative options considered:

As described in the report.

Publication date: 08/07/2024

Date of decision: 08/07/2024

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