Issue details

Contract for the provision of Waste treatment and/or final disposal services

This decision is being taken to give authority to the Head of Waste Services to award the aforementioned contract.


Financial Implications: The estimated contract spend by KCC will be approximately £47m over the initial period of five years, with a possible extension of up to a further two years based on performance.

There may be some potential to secure financial savings through these new contracts, depending upon the solution emanating from the market, although such savings are likely to be modest.

Legal Implications: Provision of such disposal services is a legal obligation under the Environmental protection Act 1990, and other related legislation.

Equality Implications: An Equalities Impact Assessment (EQIA) has been carried out, and no equalities implications have been identified.

Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme? The provision of disposal services contracts is covered in the Medium Term Financial Plan.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/01/2015

Department: Growth, Environment & Transport

Contact: John Burr, Managing Director of Commercial Services 03000 411626; 03000 413479 Email: Tel: 01622 694192, Roger Wilkin, Director of Highways, Transformation and Waste Email: Tel: +443000413479.

Consultation process

Market engagement event with representatives from the waste sector will take place prior to the commencement of the procurement process.

Legal implications: 15/00001


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