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Officer Decisions

Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste - Chris Cranston

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP1114-15 – For the supply of Highway Winter Service Weather Forecast for South West Consortium, following a OJEU EU tender process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (Subject to due diligence) to the below organisation(s) for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on  1st October 2016, for the period of 3-years, with an option to extend for a further 4×12-months


Organisation(s) Name(s) and Address(es)

MeteoGroup, 292 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, SW1V 1AE

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 three 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:

Not applicable

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Mr Chris Cranston Operations & Communications Manager, Email, Tel 01392 383000
Decision Date:
1 October 2016

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: