Reason for decision – as specified in the report.
Other options considered - none.
Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none
Councillor Caluori introduced the report. Councillor Watts clarified that the Executive resolved to select option B in the report.
2.1 That the procurement strategy for the operation, delivery and facilities management of Islington’s 12 adventure playgrounds for up to 15 years as outlined in this report (an initial 3-year contract followed by 4 opportunities to extend by 3 years at a time (15 = 3+3+3+3+3)) be agreed. That the recommended contract length will maximise opportunities for levering in additional revenue and capital funds over the 15-year period, providing much needed additional resource to support facilities management and capital improvement across the adventure playground estate, be agreed.
2.2 That authority to award the contract be delegated to the Corporate Director of Children, Employment and Skills in consultation with the Executive Member for Children, Young People and Families, be agreed.
Reason for decision – to ensure service continuity.
Other options considered – none other than as specified in the report.
Conflicts of interest/dispensations granted – none.