Decision details

Highways Procurement Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cllr Vernon Smith, Cabinet Member for Highways and Flood gave a detailed update on the Council’s proposed Highways Services Procurement Strategy before seeking approval to procure and award the required contracts.


Having considered all of the information, including known proposals and the reasons for the recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and, 




Authorise the Commissioning Director, Communities and Infrastructure, to:


(1)  Carry out three legally compliant competitive tender processes for the delivery of highway services under three separate contracts, comprising; -  


a.    a seven year highway services term maintenance contract with options for two two-year extensions;


b.    a two year single provider contract for the delivery of structural maintenance works; and


c.    a six year contract for the delivery of professional services support with options for two two-year extensions.


(2)  Upon conclusion of the said competitive tender processes, and in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Flood, to enter into a contract with each of the preferred provider(s) evaluated as offering the Council best value for money for delivery of the three required services. 


In the event that the preferred provider for any of the three proposed contracts is either, unable, or unwilling to enter into that contract with the Council then the Commissioning Director, Communities and Infrastructure to be authorised to award such contracts to the next willing highest placed suitably qualified provider.

Publication date: 27/09/2017

Date of decision: 27/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 27/09/2017 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 05/10/2017

Call-in deadline date: 04/10/2017

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