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Environment Portfolio Holder


Broad areas of responsibility


  • Environmental Policy
  • Waste Management (Street Cleansing, Recycling and Waste Collection)
  • Environmental Health
  • Drainage
  • Street Scene
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Parks Cleansing
  • Maintenance


For decision by the Executive as a whole


  • Determination of matters relating to Hertsmere’s environmental policy


Responsibilities of the individual portfolio holder

  • To lead the development and co-ordination of Hertsmere’s Environmental Policy
  • The powers and duties of the Council relating to recycling and waste, subject to referral to the Executive of any input into personnel policy
  • To review and respond to requests for comments on environmental strategies proposed by other organisations
  • Matters falling within the Council’s powers and duties concerning health education on environmental health matters
  • Matters relating to environmental health, with the exception of issues concerning licensing, but including pollution, statutory nuisances and contaminated land, and subject to referring to the Executive any decisions affecting service levels.
  • Decisions relating to dog fouling
  • Decisions relating to grounds maintenance, street cleansing, street scene and drainage, subject to submitting any proposals for changes in service levels to the Executive as a whole.

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