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Holt Park Grass Cutting Problem Cleared-up

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Community News

You may have noticed over on the Holt Park Tenants and Residents Association Facebook page a photo album named Holtdale Grass Disaster

Grass strewed on pathGrass strewed on the path
Images above courtesy of Holt Park Tenants and Residents Association

This grass cutting issue has been addressed in a message by the local Adel and Wharfedale representative Councillor Barry Anderson to the those responsible.

Dear Councillor Anderson,

Last week I promised to drop you an email confirming our telephone conversation about complaints regarding grass cutting and specifically about arisings not being removed from the footpaths.

My call was to ensure that you were aware that I was aware of the problem and specifically the complaints that have been directed towards you, please accept my apologies for this.

Our teams are undoubtedly up against things at the moment, with the weather not cooperating at all, but there is no excuse for the arisings as left at Holtdale. Specific disciplinary action has been taken with the team in question and all teams reminded of their responsibilities in this regard.

The arisings problem is currently exacerbated by the length of grass that we are cutting, so in an attempt to reduce this problem, and increase our speed of cut I have approved the deployment of additional resources and authorised a significant quantity of overtime.

I know you have met and been in direct contact with our Leeds Operations manager who has my full confidence, however please contact me at any time should you wish.

Kind regards,

Operations Director

Local residents expressed there concerns on Facebook, but will these concerns be addressed?

Holtdale Grass Disaster Facebook Feedback

This shows that if there is a problem in the local area, voicing your opinion can have positive results!

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