Decision details

Authority to invite tenders for advice and guidance services for older people and people with disabilities

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To authorise the invite of tenders for advice and guidance services for older people and people with disabilities.

Decision:

(i)         to approve inviting tenders for Advice and Guidance Service for people with disabilities and older people on the basis of the pre - tender considerations set out in paragraph 3.10 of the report;

(ii)        to give approval to officers to evaluate the tenders referred to in 2.1 above on the basis of the evaluation criteria set out in paragraph 3.10 of the report;

(iii)       to delegate authority to the Assistant Chief Executive to agree the award of the contract to the successful bidder, in liaison with the portfolio holder for Corporate Strategy and Policy Coordination, for the reasons set out in paragraph 3.11 of the report;

(iv)       to agree an extension to the interim contract for advice for people with disabilities provided by Brent Mencap, until the start of the new contract being tendered as referred to in paragraph (i)

(v)        to note the extension of the grant funded agreements with Age UK for provision of advice to older people and with Brent Mencap for provision of advice to people with learning disabilities until the start of the new contract being tendered as referred to in paragraphs 3.6 and 3.8.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Joanna McCormick, Partnership co-ordinator Email: joanna.mccormick@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 1608.

Report author: Joanna McCormick

Publication date: 26/03/2014

Date of decision: 24/03/2014

Decided at meeting: 24/03/2014 - Executive

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