Report of the Director of Open Spaces.
The Committee received a report of the Director of Open Spaces on the Open Spaces Departmental Risk Management.
A Member requested further information on the reduction of the risk OSD 005 Pests and diseases to Amber from Red. The Director of Open Spaces explained that the work undertaken by the Department to reduce this risk and that the seasonal effect that had reduced this risk. In addition, it was confirmed that, despite OPM’s exponential growth, the Open Spaces Department was confident that the risk to the public was manageable.
Responding to a query from a Member the Director of Open Spaces explained that the engineer’s report for the Wanstead Park Reservoirs had demonstrated that the project would not be as expensive as first thought, however, the Risk remained red.
RESOLVED- That the report be noted.