{meta} Decision - Request for Approval - Contract Extension - Active Lifestyle Service Schedule

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I, Councillor Bill Hinds, Lead Member for Finance and Support Services and chairman of the Procurement Board, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution, do hereby approve:


The maintenance of the arrangement for the Public Health commissioned Active Lifestyle service to be incorporated into the Agreement with Salford Council and Salford Community Leisure, from 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2021.


The Reasons are:

The services were incorporated into the Agreement as Schedules in 2018. The basis for this was to bring the contracting process for these services in line with the Council’s approach (i.e. into the Agreement).


This arrangement will ensure that the Active Lifestyles programme remains aligned with other exercise of referral programmes provided by this team and also provides the basis for further developing these services with the investment provided.

Options considered and rejected were: To not maintain the Schedule.

Assessment of Risk: There is a high risk of destabilising the Active Lifestyle Team if the Schedule is not maintained.

The source of funding is the Public Health Revenue Budget

Legal Advice obtained: Yes

Financial Advice obtained: Yes

Procurement Advice obtained: Yes


Contact Officer: Robert Green                Tel No 0161 793 3522


*         The Lead Member for Adult Services, Health and Wellbeing was         consulted on the proposals in advance of the decision being taken.


*         The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.



Signed:       BILL HINDS                                   Dated: 20 February 2019

                     Lead Member



*         This decision was published on 20 February 2019


*         This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 27 February 2019 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.


Publication date: 20/02/2019

Date of decision: 20/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 20/02/2019 - Procurement Board

Effective from: 28/02/2019

Accompanying Documents: