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Officer Decisions

Head of Category - Infrastructure Procurement - Jon Williams

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to abandon the procurement the contract for CPF1393-17 –
Specialist Environmental Advice Framework, following an OJEU EU
tender process.

Decision Taken:

To abandon this procurement.

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

Given the significant delays to this procurement, there is a clear risk
that the Tender responses will no longer be representative of current
bidders’ resources, and/or that the Tender prices submitted back in
2019 will no longer be representative of market conditions and

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

Continuation of the procurement, and subsequent award of places on
the Framework Arrangement.

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:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
Name: Alan Palmer Position: Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer. Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
9 August 2021

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: