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Officer Decisions

Director of Finance - Angie Sinclair

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP2100-21 IBM/AIX Platform Services and Support, following a OJEU EU tender process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (subject to due diligence) to the below organisations for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on 10th February 2022, for the period of 36 months, with an option to extend for a further 24 months.
Organisation Name and Address:
Celerity Limited
11 St George’s Court,
Kirkham, Preston PR4 2EF

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of supplier(s) achieving the highest overall score within a best value tender (optimum combination of whole-life costs and quality) in line with the European Procurement Directives award procedure of Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT).

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive process was undertaken from which five bids were received, these were considered as part of the formal evaluation process.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

None identified

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Charles Lee, Principal Finance Accountant - Finance, Data & Intelligence Manager - Finance Technology Team. Email: Telephone: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
9 February 2022

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: