Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Information Only
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Cllr Paul McLain, Cabinet Member: Children and Young People and Strategic Commissioning, sought approval for the council to participate in a collaborative tendering process led by South Gloucestershire Council for the creation and award of a sub-regional framework for the provision of leaving care or independent living settings.
Having considered all of the information, including known proposals and the reasons for the recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and,
Authorise the Commissioning Director: Children and Families to:
1 Participate in a competitive tendering process compliant with the provisions of Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) and conducted by South Gloucestershire Council as the lead authority for the award of a four year South West sub-regional Framework Agreement (the Framework) commencing on the 1st July 2017 for the provision of leaving care/independent living settings.
2 Enter into a Participation Agreement with South Gloucestershire Council to give effect to the recommendation above and pay South Gloucestershire Council up to £5,000 (tbc) as a contribution to their costs in acting as lead authority for the procurement of the Framework.
3 Enter into such number of call-off contracts (placements) as are required to meet the Council’s responsibility to provide services for Care Leavers who require Independent Supported Living.
Report author: Paul McLain
Publication date: 02/02/2017
Date of decision: 01/02/2017
Decided at meeting: 01/02/2017 - Cabinet
Effective from: 10/02/2017