3.1 Street Cleaning

3.1 Street Cleaning

An intensive street cleaning schedule exists for Kilkenny City and municipal district areas covering Castlecomer, Callan, Piltown & Thomastown. In 2016, the street cleaning (road sweepers operations) accounted for 80% of total litter control expenditure.

New sweepers for Callan, Castlecomer, Graiguenamanagh & Thomastown arrived in 2016 following a procurement process run in conjunction with the Office of Government Procurement.

Action

No.

Description

Expected

Completion Date

SC1

Continue Kilkenny City 7 day street cleaning service including litter bin maintenance

On-going

SC2

Continue the Kilkenny City 3 day week street washing program on the Parade, Canal Square, St. Canice’s Steps, St. Mary’s Steps, Butter Slip

On-going

SC3

Retain stewardship of the castle parade and canal walk in Kilkenny City by the public realm warden

On-going

SC4

Review Street Sweeper schedule annually set for the city environs and municipal districts to assess if it meets the needs of the county

Annually

SC5

Introduce a waste management protocol for all street sweeper operators

Q1

2018

SC6

Assess the potential deployment of a road sweeper retrofitted to service national and regional roads with the capability to pick litter via a long arm suction device

Q1

2018

SC7

Co ordinate outdoor staff schedules with external parties (community schemes) to maximise litter control activities over a weekly basis in municipal districts

Q1/Q2

2018