Officer Decisions

Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment - Dave Black

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contracts for CP1720-19 Connecting the Culm following an Open Procedure procurement process run under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)

Decision Taken:

To award contracts to the below organisation for the provision of the above. The contracts will commence on 2nd July 2019, for periods of up to 36 Months.

Organisations Names and Addresses:

For Lot 1 – Co-creation Specialist:
Groundwork London
18-21 Morley Street
London
SE1 7QZ

For Lot 2 – Whole river catchment study:
Jeremy Benn Associates Ltd
1 Broughton Park
Old Lane North
Broughton
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 3FD

For Lot 3 – Hydrological monitoring:
Westcountry Rivers Ltd
Rain Charm House
Kyl Cober Parc
Stoke Climsland
Callington
Cornwall
PL17 8PH

For Lot 4 – Co-creation evaluation:
Westcountry Rivers Ltd
Rain Charm House
Kyl Cober Parc
Stoke Climsland
Callington
Cornwall
PL17 8PH

For Lot 5 – Nature based solutions specialist:
Westcountry Rivers Ltd
Rain Charm House
Kyl Cober Parc
Stoke Climsland
Callington
Cornwall
PL17 8PH

For Lot 6 – Education specialist:
Catherine Farnell
59 Parkway
Exeter
Devon
EX2 9NE

For Lot 7 – Habitat restoration monitoring:
Devon Wildlife Trust
27 Commercial Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 4AE

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of the supplier 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 for which bids were received from 12 bidders, 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:

There is no conflict of interest in awarding this contract to the above organisation.

Contact for enquiries/further information: Alan Palmer Position: Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer Email: alan.palmer@devon.gov.uk Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date: 20 June 2019

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