Decision details

Authority to award contracts for the supply of Street Lighting LED lanterns and Central Management System

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To agree procurement of LED lanterns and a CMS following a competitive procurement exercise

Decision:

(i)         that the procurement process followed by the council to secure value for money from the supply of LED luminaires and an associated Central Management System be noted;

 

(ii)        that the contract for the supply of LED (Lot 1 Light Emitting Diode) Street lighting luminaires be awarded to Bouygues E&S Infrastructure UK Limited, on the basis that the tender was the Most Economically Advantageous Tender, and surpassed the business case recommendations outlined to Cabinet in April 2015;

 

(iii)       that a contract for the supply of a CMS (Lot 2 Central Management System) be awarded to DW Windsor Limited, on the basis that the tender was the Most Economically Advantageous Tender, and surpassed the business case reported to Cabinet in April 2015;

 

(iv)       that the installation of procured equipment by the council’s Private Finance Initiative (PFI) sub-contractor, Bouygues E&S Infrastructure UK Limited, be authorised within a programme expected to last approximately 14 months, commencing in April 2016;

 

(v)        that the Operational Director (Community Services), in consultation with the Lead Member for Environment and relevant ward Members, be authorised to make appropriate adjustments to lighting levels using CMS at a localised level in response to traffic and pedestrian needs, subject to budget provision;

 

(vi)       that the Chief Finance Officer be authorised to secure the capital required to deliver this project, noting the financial implications set out in paragraphs 4.1 to 4.13 of the report;

 

(vii)      that a draft Lighting Plan be developed, for recommendation to Cabinet in 2016/17, which will set out options for how the council could achieve further savings of at least 10% from energy costs and carbon emissions, and addressing:

-           road safety objectives;

-           community safety perceptions; and

-           residents’ and visitors’ travel choices

Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings of £500k or more;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Gavin F Moore, Head of Parking and Lighting Email: gavin.f.moore@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 2979.

Report author: Andrew Clarke

Publication date: 22/01/2016

Date of decision: 20/01/2016

Decided at meeting: 20/01/2016 - Cabinet

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