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Resolution of Contract Dispute - Dry Recycling Materials Contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the resolution of a contract dispute.


Report of the Portfolio Holder for Culture and Operational Services which sought approval to agree a resolution to the contract dispute for the processing of Dry Recycling Materials contract.



That Cabinet:



approved the negotiated settlement that has been reached with Biffa Waste Services Ltd for incorporation into the existing contract which the authority had with the company for the processing of dry recyclate, and authorised the Chief Executive to agree a suitable form for the contract variation in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Culture and Operational Services



noted the financial implications and endorsed that the revised waste management costs were considered as part of the budget process given the need to realign all waste budgets after the confirmation of the reduction in recycling credits from Staffordshire County Council. 


(Moved by Councillor J Chesworth and seconded by Councillor D Cook)



Report author: Andrew Barratt

Publication date: 04/07/2019

Date of decision: 24/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 24/01/2019 - Cabinet

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