Decision details

West Kirby Marine Lake Reconstruction - Award of Contract

Decision Maker: Council, Cabinet

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To advise of the tendering process for the proposed maintenance works for West Kirby Marine Lake.  The work involves a substantial  refurbishment of the existing asset which provides a coastal erosion protection function as well as a recreational, environmental and visual amenity.

Decisions:

At its meeting on 22nd May 2008 Cabinet had approved the urgent progression of the protection works scheme to West Kirby Marine Lake (Minute 25 refers).

 

The Director of Technical Services advised Members of the tenders received to undertake the works and sought approval to accept the lowest tender and make suitable amendments to the Council’s Capital Programme resulting from the revised estimated costs.

 

Resolved: - That

 

1)  the acceptance of Environment Agency Grant in the sum of £1.2m-£1.4m be delegated to the Director of Technical Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Culture, Tourism and Leisure;

 

(2)  the increase in scheme cost estimate as outlined in section 3.0 be noted and an allocation of £1,850,000 be sought from the Council’s Capital Programme (including (1) above);

 

(3)  the acceptance of the tender from Pierse Contracting Ltd in the sum of £1,369,964.99 be approved, subject to efficient confirmation of the EA Grant outlined in (1) above; and

 

(4)  the amendment to the Council’s Capital Programme be referred to Council for ratification.

 

Publication date: 11/02/2009

Date of decision: 05/02/2009

Decided at meeting: 05/02/2009 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/02/2009

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