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Street Scene Services Diversity Action Plan (January 2007 – March 2008) Diversity Objectives Who is Resource Action Plan Implementation Date responsible Implications Provide a bespoke waste RKK/SC/TR Whilst a marketing campaign Develop a targeted marketing April 2007 collection service for does not, in itself, have campaign in partnership with other elderly/disabled residents. significant financial agencies/organisations that may implications, the increase in have relationships with our demand for the service residents. Examples include generated will have revenue disability groups, Age Concern, implications. WRVS, Social Services and Citizens’ Advice Bureau. Deliver additional black RKK/SC/TR There will be both a capital Explore the feasibility of delivering May 2007 refuse bags to the property of and revenue implication free additional black refuse bags to pensioners/disabled associated with this objective, pensioners/disabled residents. residents, when required. projected costs will be calculated and based on the number of additional bags requested over the last 3 years. Deliver additional green RKK/SC/TR There will be both a capital Explore the feasibility of delivering May 2007 waste to the property of and revenue implication free additional green waste bags to pensioners/disabled associated with this objective, pensioners/disabled residents. residents, when required. projected costs will be calculated and based on the number of additional bags requested over the last 3 years. Provide free bulky items RKK/SC/TR There will be both a revenue Explore the feasibility of broadening May 2007 collection to implication associated with the scope of the existing service to pensioners/disabled this objective, projected costs include disabled residents. residents. will be calculated and based on the number of additional collections requested over the last 3 years. Remove all graffiti from SC There is scope within existing Provide service to remove graffiti April 2007 Council owned land and budgets to cover the from private residential properties property: estimated cost of this service where owners/occupiers are Offensive/racist graffiti delivery enhancement. pensioners/disabled with the within 24 hours proviso that residents indemnify the Non-offensive graffiti within Council from liability. 4 weeks Serve enforcement notices for removal of graffiti on: Private commercial property Strategic partners’ property Develop and distribute Head of Officer Time (1a and 1b) Diversity Handbook & January 2007 & Diversity Handbook for staff Personnel Unit guidance has been developed and Ongoing action members distributed to staff. Ensure strategies and policies Head of Policy Officer Time All reviewed strategies and policies March 2007 & reflect Councils commitment to Unit identify diversity within them and Ongoing action diversity. support the Councils commitment to diversity Ensure all staff members Head of Officer Time/Training Budget All staff attend training & April 2006 & Ongoing undertake Equality Standard Personnel programme of training arranged for action and Diversity Training continuous training needs Ensure Diversity Champion(s) Officer time Diversity Champion(s) trained to April 2006 & Ongoing receive DIA training conduct DIAs action Ensure complaints/ Head of Officer time Monitoring mechanisms are December 2006 & compliments are monitored in Departments implemented and gaps are ongoing action relation to disability, gender, /Policy Unit analysed age and ethnicity Development of contract Head of Legal Officer time All contracts to contain clauses on December 2006 & monitoring systems. Services the Councils diversity objectives Ongoing action
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