Financial Close for the Long Term Waste Management Service Contract
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
Purpose of Report: To consider concluding the
long term waste service contract.
Members are asked to approve the long term waste service contract proceeding to Financial Close providing that at the point of Financial Close, the project remains within the approved affordability envelope and represents sufficient value for money.
Recommended: That Council be asked to confirm:
(i) The City Council is supportive of the County Councils recommendation to proceed to Financial Close for the Long Term Waste Treatment Service contract given the revised environmental and financial assessments carried out and detailed in this report given the positive long term benefits; subject to the final terms within the Value for Money Envelope set out at paragraph 146 of the report.
(ii) That delegated authority be given to the Director of Customer and Business Support Services (acting in consultation with the Director of City and Environmental Services and the Assistant Director (Governance & ICT) to amend the Joint Waste Management Agreement and to agree any other documents necessary to give effect to this project.
(iii) That the Director of Customer andBusiness Support Services, is authorised to issue the certificates under the Local Government (Contracts) Act 1997 to confirm the City Council’s powers to enter into the contracts referred to above;
(iv) That an indemnity be given by the City Council to the Director of Customer andBusiness Support Services, against any claim that may arise out of or in connection with the issue of the certificates under the Local Government (Contracts) Act 1997.
(v) That all the Executive Decisions recommended above will not be implemented unless and until Full City Council agrees to the recommendation to proceed to Financial Close and Financial Close can be delivered within the Value for Money Envelope set out at paragraph 146 of the report.
Reason: In order for Full Council to determine whether to enter into a long term waste management contract.
Report author: Patrick Looker
Publication date: 09/09/2014
Date of decision: 09/09/2014
Decided at meeting: 09/09/2014 - Executive