Officer Decisions

Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support - Nick Richardson

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend the contract for CP690-10 External Venues

Decision Taken:

To extend this contract for a period of 6 months (from 01/10/2015 – 30/03/2016) to the following organisations:
Abode Exeter
Beaford Arts Centre
Broadclyst Victory Hall
Escot House Conference Centre
Event Exeter
Exeter Phoenix
Exeter Racecourse
Fresha
Glazebrook House Hotel
Hannafore Point Hotel
Ilsington Country House Hotel
Jurys Inn Hotel
Kennaway House
Langstone Cliff Hotel
Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel
Newton Abbot Racecourse
Nexus Open Systems
Ockment Centre
Riviera International Conference Centre
Sandy Park Conference Centre
Saunton Sands Hotel
St Cuthberts Conference Centre
Stoodleigh Court
The Bay Hotel
The Devon Hotel
The Harry Hems Centre
The Imperial Hotel
The Tiverton Hotel
Westpoint Centre (Devon) Ltd
White Hart Hotel
Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club Ltd

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision to extend the contract was made following the completion of an options appraisal and the outcome that extending was the best option at present for Devon County Council.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

The following options were considered:
o Devon County Council to re-tender the contract
o Allow the contract to expire and do not put another in place
o Extend the current contract

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:

No conflicts of interest in relation to the extension of this contract

Contact for enquiries/further information: Paul Kirby, Procurement and Contracts Officer, email: procure@devon.gov.uk , Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date: 8 October 2015

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: members.services@devon.gov.uk