{meta} Decision - Swinton Town Centre

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

Salford City Council - Record of Decision

 

I Councillor 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:

 

(1)       An exception to Contractual Standing Orders in accordance with Paragraph 3.1 as follows:

·        The need for the goods, services or works is so urgent that the time needed to comply with the rules would be prejudicial to the council’s interests.

·        Specialist services/supplies which are available only from one supplier. For example, specialist niche consultants or suppliers where there is a sole supplier of patented or proprietary articles, or materials or services exclusively provided by a statutory undertaker or other bodies.

 

(2)       The award of the contract for advice as part of the Swinton Transformation Masterplan from Cheetham and Mortimer as detailed in the table below:

Detail required

Title/Description of Contracted Service/Supply/Project

Swinton Transformation Masterplan

Name of Successful Contractor

Cheetham & Mortimer

Supplier Registration Number

(to be supplied by Corporate Procurement)

03151105

Type of organisation

(to be supplied by Corporate Procurement)

Limited Liability Partnership

Status of Organisation

(to be supplied by Corporate Procurement)

SME

Contract Value

£50,000

Full Project

Contract Duration

4 months

Contract Start Date

13/03/2019

Contract End Date

12/07/2019

Optional Extension Period 1

months

Optional Extension Period 2

months

Who will approve each Extension Period?

N/A Choose an item.

Contact Officer (Name & number)

Kurt Partington 779 4913

Lead Service Group

Place

Reason for CSO Exception

(select all that apply)

The need for the goods, services or works is so urgent that the time needed to comply with the rules would be prejudicial to the Council’s interests

X

Specialist services/supplies which are available only from one supplier. For example, specialist niche consultants or suppliers where there is a sole supplier of patented or proprietary articles, materials or services exclusively provided by a statutory undertaker or other bodies

X

For reasons of compatibility with existing services/products – for example, equipment that needs parts from its own manufacturer

Where any of the standing orders are inconsistent with any legislative requirements, in which instance the provisions of the appropriate legislation shall prevail

Where the Council can demonstrate that an integrated or strategic approach to procurement is being implemented and there is a requirement to align services or contracts to co-terminus end dates

There are value for money reasons justifying a CSO Exception

School Governors: in relation to the Local Management of Schools (LMS), where schools have adopted their own standing orders

The shared legal service, in respect of the appointment of counsel

Strategic Director of CHSC: contracts for the provision of personal care services or facilities pursuant to the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990

Funding Source

Capital Programme

 

The Reasons are: The masterplan for Swinton is at an early stage and additional advice is needed to inform the preparation of further work.

Assessment of Risk: In view of the reasons presented for the proposed exception and the value of the tender threshold, the risk of any such challenge may be regarded as extremely low.

 

The source of funding is Capital Programme 18/19.

Legal Advice obtained by Tony Hatton, Principal Solicitor, 219 6323.

Financial Advice obtained by Alex Archer, Finance Manager, 778 0498.

Procurement Advice obtained by Jennifer Hilton, 686 6241.


Contact Officer: Kurt Partington                        Tel No 779 4913

 

*         This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member         

 

*         The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Growth and Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.

 

 

Signed:      BILL HINDS                          Dated:        06 March 2019                   

                     Lead Member

 

 

*         This decision was published on 06 March 2019

 

*         This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 13 March 2019 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.

 

Publication date: 06/03/2019

Date of decision: 06/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 06/03/2019 - Procurement Board

Effective from: 14/03/2019

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