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Officer Decisions

Principle Waste Officer - Annette Dentith

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the Authority’s Waste Composition Analysis Contract:


Decision Taken:

To award a contract to the below organisation for the provision of the above service.

The service will commence on 9th October 2017 and expires on 8th December 2017.

M·E·L Research Ltd

2nd Floor, 1 Ashted Lock, Birmingham Science Park Aston, Birmingham. B7 4AZ

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

Since the value of the contract is below £100,000, the Authority’s Formal Quotation process was followed as part of which two tenders were invited to tender, of which only M·E·L Research Ltd submitted their tender

The decision has been taken based on the tenderer’s price being within the budgetary provisions and their quality submission score being around 80%.

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, Senior procurement officer (waste),, 01392 383000
Decision Date:
25 August 2017

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: