Cllr Kathy Williams, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Delivery, sought Cabinet approval for the phased procurement of new, greener, vans for Gloucestershire Industrial Services (GIS) to support vulnerable people living at home.
Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and
Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Economy, Environment & Infrastructure, in consultation with Director of Operations for Adult Social Care and the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care Delivery to:
1. Conduct a mini-competition processes under Lot 2 of the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Vehicle Purchase RM6244 Framework Agreement in respect of a call-off contract for the supply of 10 electric 3.5t Box Vans to meet the immediate business requirements (phase 1).
2. Award such call-off contracts to any preferred tenderer(s) as required.
3. Carry out a study of charging capacity, vehicle utilisation, demand and requirements and report back to a future Cabinet meeting with proposals and recommendations for the replacement of the rest of the GIS fleet as part of a phase 2 approach.