1. That the Council approves the procurement of the required Electric Small Mechanical Brooms direct from the manufacturer and supplier, GM Sweepers UK Ltd. at a total maximum cost of £657,018. Maintenance of the vehicles is covered within the core contract cost of the new Recycling, Waste Collection and Cleansing Services Contract.
2. That a waiver to Clause 8.1 – Purchasing Competition Requirements of the Council’s Contract Standing Orders be granted.