Issue details

Food Waste Processing Contracts

These are contracts to supply waste services to the Growth, Environment and Transport Directorate. The contracts will provide food waste processing capability for waste arising from household kerbside collections performed by the district councils.


Financial Implications: The proposed contract spend by KCC will be approximately £4.8m for an initial period of up to six years, with a possible extension of up to six years based on performance.

Legal Implications: KCC has a statutory responsibility as the Waste Disposal Authority for the disposal of household waste. These contracts are required to prevent extension of existing contracts which would be in breach of Procurement Regulations.

Equality Implications: The EqIA undertaken concluded that no Protected Characteristics will be impacted upon either positively or negatively as a result of this contract(s) award.


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

Yes, Waste Business Plan for 2012/13 and 2013/14.


Decision type: Non-key - Low

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/04/2014


The proposed decision will be considered byt eh Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee in July 2014


Other consultation planned or undertaken: A competitive tendering process will be conducted through the Kent Business Portal.


Aims and level(s) of consultation

To gather opinions from key consultee groups to ensure that the tender and evaluation process is sufficiently robust, in order to allow the Cabinet Member to approve the procurement outcome.


Key consultee group

§ Corporate Procurement

§ Legal Services

§ Finance

§ Health and Safety advisors

§ Executive Director

§ Key Waste Officers

§ Waste Collection Authorities


Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Not applicable as this is not a customer facing service but ensures continuity of statutory waste management and disposal services for the county.


Financial implications: Lead Officer: Melanie Price, Partnerships and Development Manager 01622 605841 Lead Director: Roger Wilkin, Acting Director of Waste Resource Management 01622 605996


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