Decision details

Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the Procurement and Management of Temporary Accommodation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To authorise the invite of tenders for a DPS for the procurement and management of temporary accommodation. This procurement exercise is designed to provide a sufficient supply of accommodation both in and out of London to allow the Council to adequately respond to the changes made to the benefits system in 2013. The proposed DPS will commence in July 2015.

 

Decision:

(i)         that approval be given to the pre - tender considerations and the criteria to be used to evaluate tenders for a DPS for the Procurement and Management of Temporary Accommodation as set out in paragraph 3.7 of the report;

(ii)        that approval be given to the invite of expressions of interest, agreement of shortlists, the invite Tenders for a DPS for the Procurement and Management of Temporary Accommodation (TA) and their evaluation in accordance with the approved evaluation criteria referred to in (i) above;

(iii)       that authority be delegated to the Operational Director for Housing and Employment, as and when required, to appoint new service providers onto the DPS where they meet the selection criteria set out by the Council;

(iv)       that authority be delegated to the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Growth to agree annual changes to the management fee.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Zaheer Iqbal, Major Projects Team Email: zaheer.iqbal@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 2155.

Report author: Zaheer Iqbal

Publication date: 28/01/2015

Date of decision: 26/01/2015

Decided at meeting: 26/01/2015 - Cabinet

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