Decision details

Award of extension of a Highways Professional Services Contract

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader of the Council (Sustainable Transport, Environment and Clean Air)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

In February 2020 a call-off contract, through the Ealing Framework, was awarded to Project Centre Limited to cover programmed project work. This contract had a threshold of £450,000 which represented the maximum value of work to cover the service until November 2020. Since this contract was awarded further requirements have become apparent to respond to the Covid epidemic. This contract covers an additional requirement of £475,000 of professional services capacity, based on the maximum value of grant funding which may be made available to the Council.

Decision:

1.         To approve a direct call off from the pre-tendered Ealing framework, for a period of six (8) months from 1 November 2020 to 31 June 2021. The rationale for seeking the waiver to grant an extension is to allow enough time to carry out a robust and compliant competitive procurement exercise. The value of this extension is £275,000 which brings the total value of this contract to £725,000.  This figure represents an upper threshold for the work which will be commissioned.

 

Publication date: 06/11/2020

Date of decision: 16/11/2020

Effective from: 24/11/2020

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