Sunday, December 23, 2007

Weekly report back of Kings Heath Environmental Warden - w/e 14th dec

Below are details of what our Environmental Warden did week ending 14th December 2007

The Environmental Warden is funded by public money granted by the Ward Committee, which consists of the three local Councillors. The Council manages the Warden.

The Environment Warden patrols Kings Heath and helps in Moseley when required for issuing of fines.

ROADS LEAFLETED (these are roads where there has been a complaint about advanced bin bags and the Warden leaflets the households reminding them not to leave bin bags out too early
Advancement Florance rd 13/12/2007 40 leaflets

"BAG SEARCHES (this is where bin bags left out too early are opened up by Beth to look for evidence of who left the bag on the pavement. If evidence is found, then the resident is fined £75 through a Section 46 notice)
High st 12/12/2007 6 bags- no id
melton rd 12/12/2007 1 bag-no id
Florance rd 12/12/2007 2 bags- no id

LETTER SENT (these are either warning letters or issuing of fines)
Church avenue 13/12/2007 Advancement
Chandos avenue 13/12/2007 Advancement
Woodhurst rd 13/12/2007 Advancement
Belle Walk 13/12/2007 Advancement
Woodstock rd 13/12/2007 Advancement
wake green rd 13/12/2007 Advancement

DUTY OF CARE EXERCISES (this is where shops are asked to provide details on how they dispose of their rubbish. They can be fined if they are unable to produce evidence)

"GRAFFITI reported
Side wall 71 Silver st 12/12/2007
Wall corner Grange rd and highbury rd (odd side) 12/12/2007
Side wall Argos Station rd 12/12/2007
Side wall 51 Bank st 12/12/2007
V box opp 51 Bank St 12/12/2007
Wall opp 51 Bank st 12/12/2007
V box opp 58 Westfield rd 12/12/2007
Side wall 12 Grange rd 12/12/2007
Bridge Dads Lane/Avenue rd 12/12/2007

LITTER EXERCISE – this is where the Warden helps encourage residents to litter pick their own road
Litter patrol high st 14/12/2007 3 bin to win cards

FOCUS ROADS – these are roads that are recognized to have problems with advanced bin bags. The Warden has to walk these immediately after the refuse crews have picked up the weekly refuse. This is to verify that all rubbish has been picked and therefore any subsequent bin bags left out are advanced.

Trafalgar rd
Woodbridge rd
st albans rd
Kingswood rd
Chestnut rd
Station rd
Grange Rd
westfield RD
York rd
Highbury rd

Cannon hill 10/12/2007 6 bags
Highbury 13/12/2007 12 bags


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