Venue: Microsoft Teams Meeting. View directions
Contact: Carol Eddleston, Senior Democratic Services Advisor
Apologies for absence
Declarations of interest
To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 19th August 2020 PDF 37 KB
Decision items - Part 1 (open to the public)
Request for Approval - Contract Award - Salford Bolton Network Improvements (SBNI) - Delivery Package 6 (DP6) Madams Wood Road, Little Hulton PDF 214 KB
Salford City Council - Record of Decision
I, Bill Hinds, as Lead Member for Finance and Support Services and chairman of the Procurement Board, in exercise of its powers contained within the Council constitution, do hereby:
1. Approve the appointment of Bethell Ltd at a cost of £334,161.58 to undertake the SBNI DP6 Madams Wood Road works.
2. Approve the creation of a purchase order to the value of £334,161.58 to Bethell Ltd to enable payments to be made to the contractor.
3. Approve the allocation of £35,000 from Highways Investment Programme 20/21 and £100,000 from Highways Capital Programme 20/21 to cover the street lighting works.
4. Delegate authority to the Strategic Director Place in consultation with the S151 officer to amend the Deed of Variation for the existing Grant Funding Agreement (GFA) between Salford City Council, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA)
The proposed work on Madams Wood Road form one of the Delivery Packages for the SBNI programme the objectives of which are to improve the punctuality, regularity and reliability of bus services in the region and promote active, healthy lifestyles and make active sustainable travel safer and easier to use and an attractive alternative to the private car.
Invitations to tender by conducting a mini competition were issued to contractors on the Bolton Highways Framework. Four tenders were received for this work and based on the scoring criteria Bethell Ltd received the highest score and was the most economically advantageous tender based on the quality and pricing assessment.
Options considered and rejected were:
Not to award the contract
Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).
Highways Investment Programme 19/20
Highways Investment Programme 20/21
Highways Capital Programme 20/21
Legal Advice obtained: Tony Hatton, Principal Solicitor, tel. 219 6323
Financial Advice obtained: Natalie Birchall Ext 2316
Procurement Advice obtained: Christopher Conway tel. 0161 686 6248
HR Advice obtained: N/A
Climate Change Advice obtained: Opu Anwar / Mike Hemingway Ext.4880/3209
The following documents have been used to assist the decision process:
Report to the City Mayor’s Regeneration Briefing – 13 July 2015
Urban Vision – Regeneration Panel Presentation – July 2016
Report to Lead Member for Planning & Sustainable Development – 9th May 2017
Report to Procurement Board 19th February 2020
Report to Procurement Board 2nd September 2020
Opu Anwar, SCC Project Sponsor, Infrastructure Team- Ext. 4880
Nicola Smithies, Principal Engineer, SCC – Ext 6007
Simon Cook, Project Director, Capita – 07927 563 462
· 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 Panel
This decision was published on 2 September 2020
This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 9 September 2020 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.
Request for Approval - Exception to Contractual Standing Orders - Contract Variation - Gaddum Carers Service - Bereavement and Palliative Care Counselling for Children and Young People PDF 126 KB
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:
An exception to Contractual Standing Orders as permitted within the City Council Constitution for the reason(s) highlighted in the table below and approve a variation to the Contract for the Gaddum Carer’s Serviceas detailed in the table below:
· Gaddum have delivered Children and Young People’s bereavement counselling and palliative care counselling services in Salford for 10+ years, funded by Salford CCG.
· Significant risks have been identified related to the service’s capacity to meet anticipated needs due to increased demand for bereavement support due to COVID -19 and the predicted surge in referrals to mental health services. In addition, the new pan-GM bereavement support service is now actively promoting locality based services and sign posting people to these, including the Salford Gaddum ... view the full decision text for item 5b
Any other business - Part 1 (open to the public)
Date and time of next meeting
10:00am on Wednesday 9th September 2020 via MS Teams Live.