Decision details

Grounds Maintenance

Decision Maker: Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Summary of decision: To outline grounds maintenance arrangements effective from 1st April 2022.




(1)      the options set out in the report are received and noted;


(2)      Gloucestershire County Council and Gloucester City Homes are thanked for their co-operation and support in the review of these options


(3)      arrangements are made to progress with option B in the report


(4)      the licensing and gating order elements will be considered under a separate report, brought forward to Cabinet at a later date


(5)      delegated authority is given to the Head of Communities, in consultation with the Cabinet Lead for the Environment, to finalise negotiations and implement these recommendations


(6)      should the recommended option not be possible, and negotiations fail with one or both partners, option A will be considered, with the possibility of a short term arrangement to avoid any break in service.

Publication date: 13/09/2022

Date of decision: 08/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 08/12/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 17/12/2021

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