Decision details

Replacement of the Council’s Fleet of Domestic Refuse Collection Vehicles

Decision Maker: Executive, Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Replacement of the Council’s fleet of domestic refuse collection vehicles.

 

Decision:

RECOMMENDED that, in order to fulfil resolution (ii) below, financial provision be made as follows:

·        Include within the Council’s capital programme planning the sum total of £600k in financial year 2019/20 to fund the initial purchase of three new vehicles;

·        Include within the Council’s capital programme planning the sum total of £120k in financial years 2019/20, 2020/21 and 2021/22 to fund a refurbishment programme of vehicles from the current fleet; and

·        Include within the Council’s capital programme planning the sum total of £1.5 million in financial years 2020/21 and 2021/22 (£3 million total across these two financial years) to fund the purchase of up to fourteen new vehicles.

 

RESOLVED that:

(i)        The Council’s current fleet of domestic refuse collection vehicles be recognised as approaching the end of its economical service life.

 

(ii)       The Council purchase new vehicles over a period of three financial years, concluding in 2021/22, supported by the refurbishment of vehicles from the current fleet (Option 2).

 

(iii)      The Strategic Head of Neighbourhood Operations be authorised, in consultation with the Leader of the Council and Executive Member for Neighbourhood Services, to make revisions to the replacement options and approach within the agreed budget as required.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Consultees

·         Mark Herdman / Semena Williams (Finance)

·         John Jones (Legal)

Contact: Frank Etheridge, Strategic Head of Neighbourhood Services Email: frank.etheridge@reigate-banstead.gov.uk, Luke Harvey, Project & Performance Team Leader Email: Luke.Harvey@reigate-banstead.gov.uk Tel: 01737 276519.

Report author: Luke Harvey

Publication date: 04/12/2018

Date of decision: 29/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 29/11/2018 - Executive

Effective from: 12/12/2018

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