Waste Water Treatment Plant & Landfill Joint Committee

Agenda

Order of business

1. Apologies

2. Confirmation of minutes
Meeting held 7 August 2012
Chairperson's recommendation
That the minutes be adopted as a true and correct record.

3. Items for decision

3.1. Spicer landfill improvements – update November 2012

Report #826534 of the general manager asset management and operations dated 5 November 2012.
Chairperson's recommendation
That the wastewater treatment plant and landfill joint committee note the progress on environmental improvement and asset life enhancement made to Spicer landfill documented in the report titled Spicer landfill improvements – update November 2012 (pcc #826534).

3.2. Decision by wellington city council to suspend formation of a council controlled trading organisation – interim response from
Wellington city council

Report #827179 of the general manager asset management and operations dated 5 November 2012.
Chairperson's recommendation
That Porirua city council note that wellington city council is reviewing council controlled organisations as a service delivery vehicle and that wellington city council will consider this review on the 29 November 2012, and will inform its approach to specific options for shared waste services.

3.3. Wastewater treatment plant performance

Report #831317 of the general manager asset management and operations dated 20 November 2012.
Chairperson's recommendation
1. That the council note the wastewater treatment plant performance is now fully conforming with resource consent requirements. This is after a significant period in 2011/12 and part of 2012/13 when faecal coliform treatment limits were not met. There is a capital works programme in place at the wastewater treatment plant to address past and current noncompliance
With the resource consent condition for faecal coliforms.
2. Further risk against future poor effluent results should be mitigated by bringing forward renewal expenditure of $270,000 from 2013/14 to the current financial year to upgrade
One of the two existing clarifiers.

Reports

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Please note

Information and recommendations contained in all agendas and reports are recommendations only and are not to be construed, in any way, as Council policy until adopted. Minutes are unconfirmed until confirmed at a subsequent meeting.