Decision details

Parks and Countryside Plant and Equipment

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report will give the details of the tender results and ask permission to purchase the necessary plant and equipment


The Cabinet considered the report of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment seeking approval for the purchase of the proposed plant and equipment capital investment programme to modernise the Parks and Countryside Service. 


The detail of the plant and machinery was detailed in Appendix A. 


The report indicated that due to the efficiency of the tender process, the overall cost to the Council was below the £1,498k allocated in the Capital Programme and that the £231k saving would result in a revenue saving of £23k in 2014/15.


Councillor P.Davies indicated that he was to note the in-house team performing well and undertaking some fantastic work.




(1)  the tender award for the purchase of Plant and Equipment in the total sum of £1,266,978 as outlined in Appendix A be approved; and


(2)  the saving of £231k to be removed from the Capital Programme resulting in a revenue saving of £23k in 2014/15 be noted.

Report author: Strategic Director: Regeneration and Environment

Publication date: 25/07/2013

Date of decision: 11/07/2013

Decided at meeting: 11/07/2013 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/07/2013

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