Decision details

Kerbside waste recycling service contract with Ward Recycling Ltd

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The performance of Ward Recycling Ltd. in their delivery of the kerbside waste recycling service has been deteriorating over recent months. Despite many attempts to support the contractor to improve the service, difficulties are continuing, and it has become necessary for the Council to consider the future of these contractual arrangements.
Pursuant to Cabinet Minute No. 51 (2020/21):
“That delegated authority be granted to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing, to take the proposed action set out in the officer’s report regarding the kerbside waste recycling service and the contract between Chesterfield Borough Council and Ward Recycling Ltd, taking into account timely legal and financial advice.”

Decision:

That a notice be sent to Ward Recycling Ltd. terminating the contract with immediate effect.

Reason Key: Has a significant impact in environmental, physical, social or economic terms on communities;

Contact: Huw Bowen, Chief Executive Email: huw.bowen@chesterfield.gov.uk Tel: 01246 345308.

Publication date: 15/02/2021

Date of decision: 12/02/2021

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