Decision details

Highway and Engineering Services Procurement Exercise (HESPE) - Award of Contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report considers the results of the evaluation of the Highways Term Maintenance Contract tendering exercise and details the implications for the Council on the appointment of a service provider from the 1st April 2009


The Director of Technical Services presented a report which recommended that Cabinet award the new Highway and Engineering Services contract commencing 1st April 2009 to the preferred provider suggested in the report.


The recommendation of the preferred provider was based on the results of tender evaluation exercise and confirmation that the business case for the procurement project, with particular focus on value-for-money and the achievement of efficiency savings, would be delivered.


Resolved – That


(1)  the outcome of the tender evaluation exercise outlined in section 3.0 of the report be noted;


(2)  the confirmation of value for money and Outline Business Case assumptions described in section 4.0 of the report be noted;


(3)  the new Highway and Engineering Services 2009-14 contract be awarded to the preferred provider, subject to statutory Standstill Period procedures; and


(4)  officers report to a future meeting on the key issues outlined in section 6.2 of the report.

Publication date: 22/10/2008

Date of decision: 16/10/2008

Decided at meeting: 16/10/2008 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/10/2008

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