Decision details

Approval to proceed with the South Kilburn District Energy Network

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The report is seeking approval to deliver and approval of the proposed delivery route for the South Kilburn District Energy Network, which is funded by S106 contributions.

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That Cabinet:

 

      i.        Approved the procurement a suitable partner to manage and operate the South Kilburn District Energy Network, on the basis of the Council forming a company with this partner for the reasons set out in the report.

    ii.        Delegated to the Chief Finance Officer, in consultation with the Deputy Leader (as lead Member for Finance) authority to agree relevant pre-tender considerations for the procurement of a suitable partner and thereafter evaluate tenders on the basis of such pre-tender considerations.

   iii.        Delegated to the Chief Finance Officer, in consultation with the Deputy Leader (as lead Member for Finance) authority to select a partner, agree the partnership terms, enter into a partnership agreement and take all steps necessary to establish a company with the partner to manage and operate the South Kilburn District Energy Network.

   iv.        Noted that in the event that a suitable partner cannot be procured or it was not possible to agree partnership terms, the backstop arrangement was that the service would, at least initially, be managed and operated in house

Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings of £500k or more;

Wards Affected: Kilburn;

Contact: Conrad Hall, Chief Finance Officer Email: conrad.hall@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 6528.

Report author: Conrad Hall

Publication date: 11/12/2018

Date of decision: 10/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 10/12/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/12/2018

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