Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Questions (546)

Brendan Ryan


546. Deputy Brendan Ryan asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment further to Parliamentary Question No. 160 of 10 April 2019, when tenders will be invited for the remediation project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22045/19]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

In December 2018, Kildare County Council, the contracting authority, invited tenders for expressions of interest in the remediation of Kerdiffstown landfill. The closing date for submissions was extended until 14 February 2019 on foot of requests for more time made on the eTenders procurement website.

This process of evaluation is still underway and Kildare County Council are currently reviewing clarifications sought from interested parties who have engaged in the tendering process with a view to awarding a successful tenderer by the end of this year. The procurement process is being managed by Kildare County Council in accordance with the Office of Public Procurement guidelines and regulatory framework.