Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The tender is for a two year contract to provide a support service to the community and voluntary groups and organisations in the Borough of Fareham.
Fareham Borough Council provides funding to support and maintain a vibrant community and voluntary sector in the Borough. The Council recognises the importance of well-supported, effective community and voluntary activities and how these encourage residents to lead a full and active life.
Following a report to the Executive in March of this year, a number of options were suggested for providing targeted support and assistance to the local community groups and organisations in Fareham.
The Executive approved the option to tender the service and seek expressions of interest from community and voluntary sector organisations to operate the service. Interested parties were invited to explain how they planned to run the service, whilst exploring new emerging collaboration opportunities and working to promote greater efficiency.
In total, six tenders were received and four were evaluated by officers and the Panel of three members from the Leisure & Community Policy Development & Review Panel (Councillors Mrs C L A Hockley (Chairman), Mrs K K Trott and Mrs S Pankhurst).
This report provides the Executive with information regarding the tenders received and seeks approval to award the contract.
RESOLVED that the tender submitted by the contractor ranked in 1st place (as set out in the confidential appendix), being the most advantageous tender received, be accepted and the contract awarded to the organisation.
Report author: Janie Millerchip
Publication date: 09/09/2015
Date of decision: 07/09/2015
Decided at meeting: 07/09/2015 - Executive
Effective from: 19/09/2015