Decision details

Waste Levy Allocation Methodology Agreement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Cabinet considered the report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which provided an update on the Levy Allocation Methodology Agreement (LAMA) for waste and recycling between the Greater Manchester Combined Authority – Waste and Resources and district members.


Alternatives considered:


Failure to agree the new LAMA will result in the original payment mechanism being applied




1.    That Council be recommended to approve:-


     The new Levy Allocation Methodology Agreement (LAMA);


     Authority being delegated to the Director of Resources in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Resources to approve any further changes to the LAMA which are not considered material.


Reasons for the decision:


Following the award of a new contract which commenced on 1 June 2019 to manage waste and recycling facilities across Greater Manchester it is necessary for all constituent districts to agree a revised LAMA to reflect the revised financial arrangements from 1 April 2020.


Eligible for call in – no



Report author: Jo Oliver

Publication date: 26/02/2020

Date of decision: 02/12/2019

Decided at meeting: 02/12/2019 - Cabinet

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