Decision details

2020-2021 Security, Health and Safety Compliance (Homesafe) Works

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Authority to go to market and procure a contract. Seek delegated authority to award the contract following the outcome of the tendering exercise.




(1)          the Divisional Director of Housing be authorised to undertake a procurement process for a contractor or contractors to deliver a variety of Security, H&S Compliance & common parts works, including fire safety works as part of general improvements to the safety of HRA dwelling stock, funded entirely from HRA Capital resources in financial years 2020 and 2021 (rolling over into year 2022);


(2)          the Corporate Director of Community be authorised, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing and the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources, together with the Director of Finance, to enter into the procurement and implementation of the contract(s) to the value specified in the capital programme.


Reason for Decision:  Due to the estimated value of the contract, Cabinet approval was required to procure and enter into the contract to comply with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.


Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Nick Powell

Publication date: 20/03/2020

Date of decision: 19/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 19/03/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/03/2020

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