1.That the existing service provider (Preston Care and
Repair) is to be retained as the Council’s appointed
sub-contractor to deliver Handyperson and Affordable Warmth
2.That a sum of up to £45,000 is made available
for Handyperson and Affordable Warmth services during 2020-21, with
£30,000 funded via Better Care Fund and £15,000 from
the Council’s own reserves.
3.That the Executive Member notes that the Monitoring
Officer has approved the request to waive the Council’s
Contract Procurement Regulations (CPRs) on the basis of there being
‘’other circumstances which are genuinely exceptional
and not of the Council’s own making’’.