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Implementation of the Solid Waste Strategy

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States' Trading Supervisory Board and the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure - P.2017/3

The States are asked to decide: -

Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter entitled 'Implementation of the Solid Waste Strategy' of the States' Trading Supervisory Board and the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure, they are of the opinion: -

1. To rescind Resolution 2 of 1st February, 2007 on Billet d'État I of 2007, Resolution 2 of 30th November, 2007 on Article XII of Billet d'État XXIV of 2007, Resolution 4 of 9th December, 2010 on Article V of Billet d'État XXIV of 2010 and Resolution 1 of 22nd February, 2012 on Article VII of Billet d'État IV of 2012, and approve revised recycling targets to apply only to waste generated by households as follows:

a. 60% by the end 2022; and

b. 70% by the end of 2030.

2. To rescind the following resolutions of 12th February, 2014 on Article I of Billet d'État II of 2014 -

a. Resolutions 4 and 5, in relation to tendering for the Transfer Station and the transportation and export of residual waste to an off-island energy from waste facility;

b. Resolution 6, in relation to the approval of recommended tenderers and the release of relevant funds for capital and operational costs for the Transfer Station and the                 transportation and export of residual waste to an off-island energy from waste facility;

c. Resolution 7, in relation to tendering for other on-Island infrastructure; and

d. Resolution 8, in relation to the approval of recommended tenderers and the release of relevant funds for capital costs up to a total sum not to exceed £29.5 million.

3. To approve the change in the method of treatment of food waste from on-island In-Vessel Composting to the export and transportation of food waste and its subsequent treatment at a suitable off-island facility.

4. To authorise the States' Trading Supervisory Board:-

a. to tender for the export and transportation of food waste and its subsequent treatment at a suitable off-island facility;

b. to continue the tender process for the export and transportation of residual waste and its subsequent treatment at an off-island energy from waste facility;

c. to continue the tender process for the construction or operation or the construction and operation of -

           i. a Transfer Station;

          ii. a Materials Recovery Facility;

          iii. a Household Waste Recycling Centre; and

          iv. a Repair and Reuse Centre and any other general site infrastructure at Longue Hougue,

and to direct the States' Trading Supervisory Board, on receipt of tenders, to submit a full business case or cases in relation to such infrastructure and services, to the Policy & Resources Committee, in accordance with any requirements of the Policy & Resources Committee.

5. To authorise the States' Trading Supervisory Board to approve tenderers for any of the facilities or services referred to in proposition 4, subject to prior approval of a full business case relating to the facilities or services in question by the Policy & Resources Committee and to direct the Policy & Resources Committee, upon its approval of such a full business case and the approval of the relevant tender by the States' Trading Supervisory Board, to make available a loan from the proceeds of the States of Guernsey Bond Issue (of December 2014) to fund the capital costs of such facilities or services; and to direct the States' Trading Supervisory Board to fund the loan interest and capital repayments from the Solid Waste Trading Account.

6. If any of the costs of the Solid Waste Strategy exceed those indicated in the Policy Letter, to delegate authority to the Policy & Resources Committee to approve revisions to the relevant estimated capital and operational costs.

7. To note that all solid waste management costs of the States referred to in the Policy Letter are to be managed through the Solid Waste Trading Account in accordance with Resolution 2 of 12th February, 2014 on Article I of Billet D'Etat II of 2014 and to direct the States' Trading Supervisory Board to recover such costs fully through charges to householders, businesses and other users of waste management services.

The above propositions have been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.

pdf icon Amendment 1 - Waste Strategy - Dep J. Kuttelwascher & Dep J. Mooney [342kb]
pdf icon Amendment 2 - Waste Strategy - Dep P. Roffey & Dep C. Meerveld [182kb]
pdf icon Amendment 3 - Waste Strategy - Dep P. Roffey & Dep R. Prow [259kb]
pdf icon Amendment 4 - Waste Strategy - Dep P. Roffey & Dep J. Merrett [257kb]
pdf icon Amendment 5 - Waste Strategy - Dep. P. Roffey & Dep. J. Merrett [258kb]

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