Decision details

Tender and Award of Transport Contracts under the Dynamic Purchasing System for Transport

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The Procurement and Award of Transport Contracts under the Gloucestershire County Council Passenger Transport Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS).

 

Decision:

Cllr Philip Robinson, Cabinet Member for  Economy, Education and Skills sought Cabinet approval for The Procurement and Award of Transport Contracts under the Gloucestershire County Council Passenger Transport Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). This included  all public transport and home to school transport contracts, with an expected total contract value of over £250k, a threshold at which contracts require sign off by the lead cabinet member (£250k - £500k) and full cabinet approval (over £500k).

 

Having considered all of the information. Cabinet noted the report and

 

RESOLVED to:

 

1) Delegate authority to the Lead Commissioner Community Infrastructure in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Economy, Education and Skills to:

 

a) Conduct a competitive procurement process under the Gloucestershire County Council Passenger Transport Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) (the “Transport DPS”) in respect of each of the proposed contracts for transport services set out in Appendix 1 to this report. Each such contract shall continue for a period of 7 years commencing on the contract start between 22 November 2021 and 31 March 2023;

 

b) Award each such contract to the relevant preferred tenderer.

 

2) Note the update set out in Appendix 2 to this report from the Integrated Transport Unit summarising transport contracts awarded to date using the Transport DPS since its launch in February 2020, as required by the Cabinet decision of 24 July 2019.

 

 

 

Report author: Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills

Publication date: 10/11/2021

Date of decision: 10/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 10/11/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/11/2021

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