Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services - Deputy Leader
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek Cabinet Member approval to invite tenders through the appropriate procurement route for the provision of the construction of a new cycle track and multi-use path through Crosby Costal Park and the widening of the access road to the Crosby Lakeside Activity Centre.
(1) the progress on the schemes to date and the planned delivery programme be noted; and
(2) the tender process to procure a contractor for the scheme be approved; and
(3) delegated authority be given to the Head of Highways and Public Protection to award the Contract resulting from the procurement process.
Reasons for the Decision(s):
The Council have signed a Grant Funding Agreement with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority for an element which identified spend to be incurred before March 2022.
The Procurement Strategy outlined within the report aims to ensure the engagement of a suitably experienced contractor who has demonstrated compliance with the Council’s statutory requirements, quality criteria and submitted an acceptable tender price for the project.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)
The scheme budget exceeds the financial limits for the Minor Works Term Service Contract and therefore cannot be considered for delivery using this option. The Council has no current contractor framework suitable for this type and scope of work.
Publication date: 14/09/2021
Date of decision: 14/09/2021
Effective from: 23/09/2021