Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek Cabinet approval to commence the
detailed preparation work for the BSIP Programme in terms of
commissioning relevant goods and services, using existing
Frameworks and the Council’s tendering processes.
As the final settlement is anticipated, it is necessary to prepare commissioning documents in advance for the immediate commencement of delivery work, so that it can begin immediately on a cost-effective basis, using existing procurement systems.
1) Approve to commence the commissioning work for the Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) Programme, in terms of preparing tender specifications, terms of reference, and publishing tender contracts to procure relevant goods and services, using existing Frameworks and the Council’s tendering processes; and
2) Grant the Executive Director – Place, in consultation with the Cabinet Member – Highways, Assets and Transport, delegated powers to agree the award of BSIP contracts via existing internal and external Frameworks or by other relevant tender processes in line with the Council’s Financial Regulations, to the most cost effective and competent organisations or individuals.
Report author: Deborah Oddy
Publication date: 13/10/2022
Date of decision: 13/10/2022
Decided at meeting: 13/10/2022 - Cabinet
Effective from: 21/10/2022