Decision details

Approval to waive the Contract Standing Orders in relation to the procurement process to appoint an alternative contractor for the dining hall works at Oliver Goldsmith Primary School

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Schools, Employment & Skills

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To request approval to waive the contract standing orders in relation to the procurement process to appoint an alternative contractor for the design and build of the new dining hall at Oliver Goldsmith Primary School.

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for Education, Employment and Skills, having consulted with the Leader:

 

i)             Notes the outcome of the previous procurement exercise for the design and build of the new dining hall at Oliver Goldsmith Primary School and the subsequent withdrawal of the sccessful contractor from the contract.

 

ii)            Approves a waiver of Contract Standing Order 96 for the requirement to undertake a tender process for the design and build of the new dining hall at Oliver Goldsmith Primary School, to enable award of the contract.

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

Wards Affected: Fryent;

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Individual Cabinet Member Decision

Parties Consulted: The school has been kept up to date with the issues. Subject to these aprovals the school wiill be invited to meet the new contractor in order to confirm delivering and agreements regarding access. Ward Councillors have been kept up to date on project progress and will be further updated following the outcome of this request and the subsequent appointment of the alternative contractor.

Contact: Neil Martin, Schools Capital Programme Team Email: neil.martin@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 4203.

Publication date: 25/11/2021

Date of decision: 22/11/2021

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