Cllr Vernon Smith, Cabinet Member for Highways and Flood, sought approval to conduct a tender process and award a contract in respect of the A4173 Safer Roads Fund, (Pitchcombe Junction Improvement Scheme),
Having considered all of the information, including known proposals, alternative options and reasons for recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and,
RESOLVED to: -
Authorise the Lead Commissioner; Highway Authority to:
(1) Conduct a compliant competitive tender process for the award of a contract to a single supplier for the construction of the A4173 Safer Roads Fund; Pitchcombe Junction Improvement Scheme, and
(2) Upon conclusion of the competitive tender process, and in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Flood, to enter into a contract with the preferred provider evaluated as offering the Council best value for money for delivery of the services. In the event that the preferred provider for the contract is either unable or unwilling to enter into that contract with the Council, then the officer is authorised to enter into such contract with the next willing highest placed suitably qualified provider.