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Officer Decisions

Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste - David Whitton

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CPQ1418-17 Refreshments Vendor based at Stover Country Park, following a Formal Request for Quotation 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 April 2017, for the period of 36 Months, with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months


Molly Macs Ice Cream

2 Aller Vale Buildings, Moor Park Road, Kingskerswell TQ12 5AZ

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

Approval for award of this contract following the single bid was given by Head of Highways, Capital Development & Waste as per Clause 2.18 of Procedures for Tenders and Contracts within the Devon County Council code of  Business Conduct.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive process was undertaken, prior to this the following options were considered:

  • ­ Let the contract expire and have no refreshment vendor at Stover Country Park
  • ­ Let the contract expire and let Stover Country Park choose the refreshment vendor they want to provide
  • ­ Tender for a refreshment vendor

Tendering for a refreshments vendor was deemed the best option for Devon County Council

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:

There are no conflicts of interest.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Rebecca Baggett, Procurement and Contracts Officer,, 01392 383000
Decision Date:
6 April 2017

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: