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Officer Decisions

County Waste Manager - Wendy Barratt

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend the contract for the operation of the Authority’s waste transfer facility in Exeter (CP1078-14 ) to the organisation in section 2 for a period between 1st September 2020 to 28th February 2021.

Decision Taken:

To extend the contract in section 1 above to the below organisation:
Viridor Waste Management Limited
Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter, EX2 7HR

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The Contract referred to in section 1 above expires on 31st August 2020. DCC started the procurement process to identify a successor service provider. The tendering period for the successor contract was scheduled to end on 24th April 2020 with an award by mid-July 2020.

However, due to the current situation caused by the spread of COVID-19, it has become necessary to extend the tendering exercise until normality is resumed . Viridor have agreed to enter into a further period of extension until 28.02.2021 to facilitate this.

This decision is supported by the Government’s Procurement Policy Note 01/20: Responding to COVID-19

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

Not Applicable

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
Saeed Mirehsan Position: Senior procurement officer (Waste) Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
27 March 2020

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: