Agenda and minutes

Allerdale Waste Services Shareholder Committee - Friday 7th August, 2020 1.00 pm

Venue: Zoom Virtual Meeting

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No. Item


Declaration of interests

Councillors/Staff to give notice of any disclosable pecuniary interest, other registrable interest or any other interest and the nature of that interest relating to any item on the agenda, in accordance with the adopted Code of Conduct.


3.  Managing Director's Quarterly Progress Report April - June 2020.

  Joanne Fisher; Disclosable Pecuniary Interest; Due to the proposed appointment to the Board of Directors.


J Fisher left the meeting for the following item


Managing Director's Quarterly Progress Report April - June 2020 pdf icon PDF 330 KB

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The Managing Director of Allerdale Waste Services presented to the Committee the first quarterly progress report of the company for the period April - June 2020, the  first three months following the transfer of the waste and recycling service in to the Allerdale Waste Services on 4 April 2020.


The Managing Director offered thanks to all those who had been involved in the smooth transfer of the service both from the Council and those working in the service, for their hard work and professionalism in making it a success, in particular during the pandemic and the lockdown being imposed in March just before the transfer date.


The Committee were informed that Joanne Fisher had been successfully recruited as Operations Manager of Allerdale Waste Services and were now asked to consider a nomination for her appointment to the Board of Directors.


All members expressed their thanks to everyone involved in the establishment of the new company and were in full support of the appointment of Joanne Fisher to the Board of Directors.




That –


1.  The quarterly progress report be noted

2.  Joanne Fisher be appointed to the Board of Directors of the company.


J Fisher re-joined the meeting

Resolved -

“That under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that they may involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of part 1 of Schedule 12a of the Act”



Future Priorities


The Managing Director provided a summary of the management accounts for the period to the end of June 2020 and the Committee discussed the priorities for the service over the next few months.


The group considered the requirement for an additional meeting either October/November 2020 to look at possible options for future service delivery.




The Managing Director to consider the requirement for an additional meeting of the Shareholder Committee and arrange accordingly.