Decision details

Award of Contract for Textile Consortium (Forward Plan Reference FP904)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Award of Contract


Exempt report of the Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services) on the award of contract for the sale of textiles through a consortium of Hertfordshire Councils of which this authority was the lead Council.


(1)        The Decision Taken




That the General Procurement Board recommendation that a three year contract (with an optional one year extension), commencing on 1 April 2019 be awarded to Hotpursuit Enterprises Ltd (T/A Cookstown Textile Recyclers) be approved.


(2)        Reasons for the Decision


The Council was the lead authority in a consortium of Hertfordshire Councils (known as the Hertfordshire Waste Partnership) for the sale of textiles which the public deposited in recycling banks.


A procurement process to appoint a contractor to provide the service was undertaken and overseen by the Council’s Member General Procurement Board.

Report author: Durk Reyner

Publication date: 08/02/2019

Date of decision: 05/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/02/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/02/2019

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