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Officer Decisions

Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer - Alan Palmer

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CPQ1483-17 North Devon Link Road project: Environmental Impact Assessment – Geodiversity, following a Formal Request for Quotation process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (Subject to due diligence) to the below organisation for the provision of the above contract.  The contract will commence on 12th September 2017 for the period of 11 Months.

John Grimes Partnership Ltd

The Barns

Leonards Road



PL21 0RU

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of the supplier achieving an acceptable 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 no other bids were received which could be 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:

None known to the Head of Planning, Transportation & Environment

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Alan Palmer, Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer,, 01392 383000
Decision Date:
11 September 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: