113 Contracts for the provision of Reception, Bulking and Transport of Residual Waste (Canterbury and Thanet Area) for final disposal at the Allington Waste to Energy Facility or other nominated facilities PDF 76 KB
To receive a report of the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport and the Head of Commercial Services and Waste Services and to consider and endorse, or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member on the proposed decision to delegate the award of contracts for the Bulking, Transportation of residual Waste, and any subsequent extensions, to serve Canterbury City Council, and Thanet District Council
Roger Wilkin, Interim Director of Highways, Transportation and Waste, introduced the report which asked the Committee to consider and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport on the proposed to decision to delegate the award of contracts for the Bulking, Transportation and Residual Waste, and any subsequent extensions, to serve Canterbury City Council (CCC) and Thanet District Council (TDC.) Mr Wilkin explained this would be needed for Kent County Council to continue to fulfil its statutory obligations as a waste disposal authority. Mr Wilkin also confirmed that the use of landfill would be avoided as much as possible.
David Beaver, Head of Commercial Management and Waste Services, was in attendance to speak on this item. Mr Beaver emphasised that this report only concerns the administrative areas of CCC and TDC. He gave the following information:
i. At this time a single third party operates both contracts for reception, bulking and transport of residual waste in both Canterbury and Thanet.
ii. This single third party operates from Thanet.
iii. During the commissioning process it was decided the most efficient way of undertaking the tendering process was to let both contracts at the same time.
iv. Tenders will be received and evaluated in September/October.
v. The estimated value of these contracts is £5m, which is within the existing revenue budget of Waste Management service.
In response to concerns from members Mr Balfour, Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, confirmed the Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee and other committees would be would be consulted on during stage of this process.
The recommendations in the report were put to vote and it was RESOLVED that the recommendations within the report be agreed;
Carried, 11 votes to 2.