This report has four appendices which contain information exempt within the meaning of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 and are not for publication. The appendices have therefore been circulated to Cabinet Members only.
Any discussions on the contents of an exempt appendix will require Cabinet to pass the proposed resolution identified at the end of the agenda to exclude members of the public and the press the proceedings for that discussion.
Councillor Sharon Holder stated that the Council’s current contract for the delivery of Waste, Street Cleansing & Recycling Services would expire on 29 January 2023. The new contract would help to meet the Council’s environmental objectives by allowing opportunities to minimise waste and increase recycling, including opportunities to collect more materials for recycling and reflecting the Council’s commitment to collect food waste.
AGREED UNANIMOUSLY BY THE CABINET MEMBERS:
1. That Appendices 1, 2, 3 and 4 are not for publication on the basis that they contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) as set out in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).
2. To approve the award of the Contract to Veolia ES (UK) Limited for a period of 9 years and 9 months from 30th January 2023 to 30th October 2032, with an option to extend up to a further eight years. As agreed in the Procurement Strategy, there is an option for the Council to end the Contract on the fourth anniversary of the Services Commencement Date.
3. To note that Food Waste collections will be implemented to eligible residential properties as prescribed by the Greater London Authority.
4. To agree that decisions relating to the detailed implementation of provisional services contained within the service specification (garden waste and wheeled bin collections), as detailed in Section 19 of the report, are delegated to the Strategic Director of Environment in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Realm, the Cabinet Member for Climate Change & Ecology, and the Director of Finance.