Joint Waste Disposal Board


Notice of Meeting


Thursday, 17 June 2021 (9.30 am)


TO:     All Members of the Joint Waste Disposal Board



You are invited to attend a meeting of the Joint Waste Disposal Boardon Thursday 17 June 2021 at 9.30 am in the Mayor's Parlour - Civic Offices, Reading.  An agenda for the meeting is set out overleaf.


                                                                                               Oliver Burt

                                                                                               Project Director


Members of the Joint Waste Disposal Board


Councillor Mrs Dorothy Hayes MBE, Bracknell Forest Council

Councillor John Harrison, Bracknell Forest Council

Councillor Adele Barnett-Ward, Reading Borough Council

Councillor Tony Page, Reading Borough Council

Councillor Parry Batth, Wokingham Borough Council

Councillor Gregor Murray, Wokingham Borough Council



Emergency Evacuation Instructions


If you hear the alarm:


1              Leave the building immediately

2              Follow the green signs

3              Use the stairs not the lifts

4              Do not re-enter the building until told to do so



Joint Waste Disposal Board

Thursday 17 June 2021 (9.30 am)

The Mayor's Parlour - Civic Offices, Reading.





Page No


1.         Apologies for Absence




2.         Declarations of Interest



Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.


Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.


Any Member with an affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.





3.         Minutes of the Meeting of the Joint Waste Disposal Board

5 - 10


To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Joint Waste Disposal Board held on 21 January 2021.





4.         Urgent Items of Business



To notify the Board of any items authorised by the Chairman on the grounds of urgency.





5.         re3 Progress Report

11 - 20


To brief the re3 Joint Waste Disposal Board on progress in the delivery of the re3 Joint Waste PFI Contract.





6.         Review of Recycling Centres' Booking System

21 - 32


To brief the re3 Joint Waste Disposal Board on access options for the re3 recycling centres.





7.         re3 Strategy Report

33 - 52


To brief the re3 Joint Waste Disposal Board on progress in the delivery of the renewed re3 Strategy.






8.         Environment Bill - Resources and Waste Strategy Consultations Report

53 - 90


To provide a briefing for the Joint Waste Disposal Board on two consultations, under the Resources and Waste Strategy sections of the forthcoming Environment Bill.


It had not been possible to report to the Board prior to the submission of the two consultation responses, though some separate Member briefings were arranged.  This report provides an opportunity to record the response made by the re3 partnership and explore the opportunities for the councils to prepare for future compliance.





9.         Exclusion of Public and Press



To consider the following motion:


That pursuant to Regulation 4 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Access to Information) Regulations 2012 and having regard to the public interest, members of the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of item 10 which involves the likely disclosure of exempt information under the following category of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972:


(3)        Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person.





10.      re3 Finance Report

91 - 96


To brief the re3 Joint Waste Disposal Board on the Partnership’s current financial position, to confirm the second draft budget.





11.      Date of the Next Board Meeting