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
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.