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Officer Decisions

Head of Economy, Enterprise and Skills - Keri Denton

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP2221-22 Future Farming Resilience – Scale up following an FTS Open Procurement 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 start on 25/10/2022, for the period of 29 Months, with no option to extend.

Organisations Names and Addresses:

  1. Creedy Associates Ltd, Great Gutton Farm, Shobrooke, Crediton, Devon, EX17 1DJ.
  2. Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group South West Ltd, Hawkridge House, Summerfield Way, Chelston Business Park, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9JE
  3. North Devon +, Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QG
  4. Somerset Business Agency CIC (SBA CIC), Great Bow Wharf, Bow Street, Langport, Somerset, TA10 9NP
Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken based on the supplier(s) achieving the highest overall score within a best value tender (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 5 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:

No conflict of issue noted

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Keri Denton, Head of Economy, Enterprise and Skills - Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
10 October 2022

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