Decision details

Approval to Award the Erection, Maintenance & Dismantling of the 2021 and 2022 Festive Lights Illuminated Display Contract

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To seek approval for the awarding of the Festive Illumination Displays for Oldham Council.
The Festive Illumination Displays Contract will be a collaborative contract to be utilised by both Oldham MBC and Rochdale BC.
Both Councils have decided to continue to collaborate on this contract due to comparable requirements with a 2-year contract (September 2021 to September 2023) this was decided on to achieve a more balanced approach to enable the work to be managed and carried out more cost effectively and programmed more efficiently post the Covid -19 pandemic.

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
To approve option 1 – To award the contract to the bidder who has met all the evaluation criteria and previously provided a high-quality service and the delivery of tangible social value outcomes.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 – To award the contract to the bidder who has met all the evaluation criteria and previously provided a high-quality service and the delivery of tangible social value outcomes.
Option 2 – To not approve the award of the contract would leave both Oldham and Rochdale in a non-compliant position without a formal contract in place and could impact on the installation of the festive lights.

Alternative options considered:

Option 2

Publication date: 07/09/2021

Date of decision: 06/09/2021

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