Decision details

Approval for the Contract Award Procedure and Evaluation Criteria for ICT Hardware and Software

Decision Maker: Executive Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1.    To approve the contract award procedure for a number of joint procurements with South Ribble Council outlined at Appendix 1 for software, hardware and support services.

2.    To approve carrying out appropriate tender exercises via the councils’ e-procurement portal (The Chest) or alternatively the use of existing procurement frameworks such as Crown Commercial Services or similar.

3.    To approve the evaluation criteria of 80% cost and 20% quality.

4.    To waive the requirement to use the Social Value Portal.

5.    That the decision to award is delegated to the Executive Member of Resources.

Report author: Emma Marshall

Publication date: 13/12/2021

Date of decision: 09/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 09/12/2021 - Executive Cabinet

Effective from: 18/12/2021

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