Tenders and contracts
The following documents control the Council's procurement activity.
Where there is a requirement for advertising, the Council chooses to advertise its opportunities on the Kent Business Portal but will also advertise opportunities on contracts finder and where applicable in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Electronic procurementWhere possible the Council endeavours to use electronic processes throughout its procurement and payment functions
Payment terms and proceduresThe Council endeavours to pay all invoices within 30 days of receipt. For small businesses invoices are paid within 20 days of receipt
Current opportunities and details of contracts let
Dartford Borough Councils opportunities valued over £50,000 are advertised on the Kent Business Portal website. The Council may also choose to advertise opportunities valued under £50,000, dependent on the type of procurement.
Community Right to ChallengeThe Right to Challenge, introduced by the Localism Act 2011, enables eligible community interest groups to submit expressions of interest to the Council to take over the running of Council services, either across the borough or in particular areas.