Issue details

18/00017 Policy and Practice for the Management of Hot and Cold Water Systems

To approve the adoption of the Policy and Code of Practice for the Management of Hot and Cold-Water Systems

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;

Decision status: For Determination

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/03/2018

Decision due: Not before 15th Jun 2018 by Cabinet Member for Corporate and Democratic Services

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Corporate and Democratic Services

Lead director: Rebecca Spore

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: Anthony Carty 03000 417243 Email: anthony.carty@kent.gov.uk, Karen Ripley, Head of Property Strategy and Commissioning Email: karen.ripley@kent.gov.uk.

Consultees

This item was considered and endorsed at the meeting of the Policy & Resources Cabinet Committee on 16 March 2018

 

Financial implications: The rolling programme of risk assessments / survey programme, forms an integral part of the statutory compliance package which is delivered by the Total Facilities Management (TFM) contract and managed on a day to day basis by GEN2 as our managing agent. Therefore, water hygiene costs are not split out for the Corporate landlord buildings as they included within the overall planned preventative maintenance and statutory maintenance costs. Where KCC have responsibilities for the school risk assessments / survey programme, a fixed cost is attributed to the service provided by the TFM contractors. Remedial works and maintenance of Corporate landlord and school water systems can be difficult to correctly estimate as it is dependent on the size and complexity of the system, together with management, reliability and potential damage issues. For KCC schools, water systems that require remedial works are the responsibility of the school when they fall within their financial limits sho

Legal implications: Risk Assessment / Survey Program The rolling programme of risk assessments / survey programme, forms an integral part of the statutory compliance package and are commissioned with the budgets within Infrastructure. Legal Implications: This Policy meets all legislative requirements and forms part of the Authority’s planned preventative maintenance and statutory maintenance regimes. Equality Implications: Completed

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