FOI Request - Refuse Trucks
Regarding the council's refuse collection vehicles:
Would you please provide the following:
1. Whether the council has a written policy, strategy, practice, order, direction or other document which sets out your policy on the procurement of refuse collection vehicles. If the answer is affirmative, please provide a copy.
If the provider is an outsourced company please provide the relevant contact details for the provider.
Example response: X Borough council procures all of its vehicles through a purchasing framework to ensure fair competition and compliance. The Waste Fleet vehicles are on a seven year cycle on the vehicle capital replacement programme and are all owned apart from the two vehicles that collect Food Waste.
2. Please complete the attached, in as much detail as possible, for each of the refuse collection vehicles currently in control of and procured by the council and in operation in your local authority.
1. Moray Council procures all of its refuse collection vehicles outright through the national purchasing framework Scotland XL to ensure fair competition. All Moray Council vehicles over 3.5T GVW, including refuse collection vehicles are replaced on a 10 year cycle within the fleet rolling capital replacement programme.
2. The response to your request can be found here.