Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Please indicate if there are any interests which should be declared.  A declaration of an interest should indicate the nature of the interest (if not already declared on the Register of Interests) and the agenda item to which it relates.  If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared, the member should withdraw from the room whilst the matter is discussed.

 

These declarations apply to all Members present, whether the Member is part of the meeting, attending to speak as a local Member on an item or simply observing the meeting from the public seating area.

Decision:

None

4.

CHAIR'S CORRESPONDENCE

To receive any Chair’s correspondence.

Decision:

None

5.

MEMBERS PRESENT UNDER STANDING ORDER 34

To note the names of any Councillors who wish to address the meeting under Standing Order 34.

 

Members wishing to speak pursuant to Standing Order 34 should inform the Chair of their intention to do so and on what items they wish to be heard before a decision on that item is taken.

 

Decision:

Councillors Rose and Ryves attended for the Refuse Contract item.

6.

MATTERS REFERRED TO CABINET FROM OTHER BODIES pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To receive any comments and recommendations from other Council bodies which meet after the dispatch of this agenda. 

 

Decision:

The Minutes from the Environment and Community Panel on 3 December 2019 which discussed the Refuse contract had been published.

7.

REFUSE AND RECYCLING CONTRACT PROCUREMENT pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Cabinet considered the public element of the report.

8.

EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

 

The Cabinet is asked to consider excluding the public from the meeting under section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 for consideration of the items below on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined by paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act, and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

           

PRIVATE ITEM

Details of any representations received about why the following reports should be considered in public will be reported at the meeting.

 

 

Decision:

RESOLVED: That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.

 

9.

REFUSE AND RECYCLING CONTRACT PROCUREMENT - EXEMPT APPENDICES

The appendices will follow as soon as they are available.

Decision:

RESOLVED:           1)       That the Council enters in to a contract with the preferred Bidder B, identified in Confidential Appendix 3 for the provision of Waste and Related Services and the Chief Executive be authorised to seek any necessary Clarifications and agree them in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder and the Leader of the Council.

 

The capital budget be amended to facilitate the purchase of the refuse collection vehicles and other fleet requirements.

 

Reason for Decision

 

To provide a continuation of waste collection arrangements after the conclusion of the current contract with Kier.

 

Under Standing Order 12.15, Councillor Stuart Dark, Chair of the Corporate Performance Panel has agreed to the request for this decision to be treated as urgent, therefore this decision will not be subject to “call in”.

 

10.

REFUSE AND RECYCLING CONTRACT NOVATION

Decision:

RESOLVED:           That the novation of the contract for the provision of Waste and Related Services to the Company named in the report be agreed and the Chief Executive be authorised to seek any necessary Clarifications and agree them in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder and the Leader of the Council, in addition to the provision of a Parent Company Guarantee on the same terms as provided at the time of the original contract and that all outstanding liabilities are additionally transferred to the Company named from Kier Services Ltd.

 

A new licence to occupy part of the Depot at Hamlin Way, King’s Lynn, Norfolk will be entered in to by the Company at the same time on the same or similar terms as currently enjoyed by Kier Services Ltd.

 

Reason for Decision

 

To provide a continuation of waste collection arrangements after the sale of the environmental services business by Kier to the Company named in the report