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Diversity Street Scene Services Diversity Action

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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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