Issue details

Procurement of waste transfer facilities for Canterbury City Council and Thanet District Council

To seek agreement from the Cabinet Member that 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 be agreed and that the award be delegated to the Director following the evaluation of tenders.

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: Broadstairs & Sir M M'fiore; Canterbury City North East; Canterbury City South West; Canterbury South East; Canterbury West; Herne and Sturry; Herne Bay; Ramsgate;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/08/2015

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Department: Growth, Environment & Transport

Contact: David Beaver, Head of Waste Management and Business Services 03000 411620 Email:

Financial implications: David Beaver Head of Commercial Management and Waste 03000 411620

Legal implications: 15/00058

Equalities implications: KCC Waste Management is the statutory waste disposal authority for Kent, and has an obligation in law to provide for the disposal of municipal waste. The services provided under these contracts will be to receive, bulk-manage and transport waste to the Allington Energy from Waste facility or another nominated facility. This ensures waste to landfill is reduced as per KCC’s commitments under the Kent Joint Municipal Waste Management Strategy. Financial Implications: The estimated cumulative value of these contracts is £5m and is included in the Budget. 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 equality implications have been identified as this is not a customer facing service. The provision of disposal services contracts is covered within the Service Level Business Plan 2015/16


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