Decision details

Local Delivery of Grass Cutting in Podsmead

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To advise Members on the Social Enterprise Grounds Maintenance Pilot Project




(1)  the implementation of the trial scheme for the 2018 grass cutting season and its potential positive impacts as set out within the report be noted;


(2)  delegated authority be provided to the Head of Communities in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Communities & Neighbourhoods and the Cabinet Member for Environment to formally implement such an arrangement in 2019, subject to a review of the trial period, which will be undertaken following the close of the 2018 grass cutting season, and


(3)  the approach of devolving the delivery of public open space management for the benefit of our communities (as set out within this report) and actively engage our communities through conversations to explore potential interest be endorsed.


Report author: Lloyd Griffiths

Publication date: 14/06/2018

Date of decision: 13/06/2018

Decided at meeting: 13/06/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/06/2018

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