Decision details

Proposed changes to EM Services - Bowlee Nursery

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Cabinet are asked to confirm the decision of the Portfolio Holder for Neighbourhoods to withdraw an earlier service recommendation that sought to secure efficiencies from the closure of Bowlee Nursery and the outsourcing of the council’s future plant and horticultural supplies provision.

Decisions:

Cabinet considered the report of the Director of Neighbourhoods which advised that a number of service changes, income opportunities and savings proposals have been identified by Environmental Management and approved for progress by Cabinet on 25th August 2020. As part of the outcome of consultation there is now a proposed amendment to the recommendation relating to Bowlee Nursery. 

 

Alternatives considered:

There were no alternatives put forward within the report.

 

Resolved:

1.    That the recommendations as detailed within the submitted report be approved.

 

Reasons for the decision:

At Cabinet on 25th August 2020 a report of the Assistant Director for Place outlined proposed changes to Environmental Management service which contained three recommendations relating to savings proposals from within the service.  

 

Following a period of consultation, there is now a proposed amendment to the recommendation relating to Bowlee Nursery. 

 

Report author: Martin Taylor

Publication date: 11/01/2021

Date of decision: 01/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 01/12/2020 - Cabinet

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