Decision Maker: Executive Director for Place & Economic Growth - Emma Barton
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve the procurement exemption for a
Direct Award contract to Arbiant Ltd for the provision of
specialist advice on a range of Council projects and initiatives.
This is for an initial period of 12 months with a review of
provision after 6 months.
The Direct Award exemption is sought on the basis that there is currently only one provider that can offer the required service given the skill set that is required.
RESOLVED - That the contract is:awarded for
the specialist advice for an initial period of 12 months with a
review at the end of 6 months.
Option 1 - Do Nothing
Option 2 - Direct Award to Arbiant Ltd. This approach will ensure that the specialist advice required by the Council can be engaged and the Council can take advantage of the unique skills at the earliest available opportunity.
Publication date: 05/05/2022
Date of decision: 06/04/2022
Effective from: 13/05/2022