Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Adult Social Care Delivery
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek approval for the Corporate Fleet Unit (CFU) to use the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework for the Purchase of Standard and Specialist Vehicles (RM6244), to shortlist, evaluate and procure the best vehicle options to meet the Council’s requirement(s).
In coming to this decision I have given due and full regard to the requirements of the public sector equality duty contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) by reference to the law itself and also the relevant Equality Impact Assessment, which was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act.
Having fully considered all the available information, I have decided to reject the alternative options and take the recommended decision to: To delegate authority to the Executive Director of Economy, Environment, and Infrastructure, in consultation with the Director of Operations for Adult Social Care and Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Delivery:
1. to use the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework for the Purchase of Standard and Specialist Vehicles (RM6244) to select 20 electric 3.5t vans (10 in phase 1 and 10 in phase 2) which meet the Council’s specification, by using an established CCS selection process to shortlist up to five lowest price vehicle models and to evaluate these and select the best value option(s) for the Council.
2. to award without further competition one or more call-off contracts for the supply of the vehicles selected using the process described in Recommendation 1.
For the reasons set out in the report.
Publication date: 06/02/2024
Date of decision: 05/02/2024
Effective from: 14/02/2024