Issue - meetings

HESPE Contract Award

Meeting: 16/10/2008 - Cabinet (Item 246)

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


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.