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Officer Decisions

Head of Service, Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste - Meg Booth

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP1660-18 National Standard Cycle Training for Children (Bikeability) and Adults in Devon, following a procurement process run under Part 2, Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015) – Social and Other Specific Services (also known as ‘the light touch regime’)

Decision Taken:

To award a contract to the below organisation for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on 15th April 2019, for a period of 12 Months. There are options to extend for further periods totalling 36 months

Organisation Name and Address:
Plymouth School Sports Partnership
Sir John Hunt Community Sports College
Lancaster Gardens

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 from which 2 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:

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

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Alan Palmer Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
2 April 2019

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: