Issue details

Outlining facilities management strategy for the whole property estate- 12/01838

Following the adoption of the Corporate landlord Model to proceed with the procurement process, enable the council to go out to the market and tender for a TFM model across West, Mid and East Kent.


To bring consistency in service delivery, improve processes and procedures, ensure statutory compliance and provide the Council with best value for money.



Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/12/2012

Decision due: October 2012 by Cabinet Member for Business Strategy, Performance & Health Reform

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: Terry Whitlock Email:

Consultation process



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Aims and level(s) of consultation (KCC consultation levels attached)

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Key consultee groups

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Start and finish dates of consultation.

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Equalities Impact Assessment included in the consultation documentation. Please state where this can be found.

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Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment

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Informing Only (Who and when)

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Has the matter already been discussed by a Cabinet Committee? If not when will be it discussed by the Cabinet Committee and the date of the meeting

August 2012


Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?

As part of the new Operating Framework for KCC and Bold Steps there is reference to efficiencies and new ways of KCC reducing property costs but there was no specific mention in Property and Infrastructure Support Business Plan in 2011 on the proposed facilities management plan.



Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Is it All Members?


Roger Gough and Bryan Sweetland


Financial implications: Terry Whitlock, Operations Manager, Property & Infrastructure Support.

Legal implications: 12/01838

Equalities implications: A new procurement strategy will be finalised and this impacts on all properties and some buildings are currently provided by Kent Facilities Management (Part of Commercial Services) and the contract(s) will cover the whole KCC property estate .



  • Property & Infrastructure Support Business Plan 2011, Bold Steps for Kent