Decision details

Award of Passenger Transport Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Leader of the Council delegated to the Cabinet the power to make the decisions set out below.


RESOLVED: To approve


1.    The establishment of a Passenger Transport Dynamic Purchasing System (‘DPS’) for the initial period of four years with options to extend for two subsequent periods each of two years with a total estimated value of £68,000,000, pursuant to the procurement strategy approved by Cabinet on 15th October 2018;


2.    The initial appointment of suppliers listed in Part B of the report to join the DPS on the basis of contract terms issued as part of inviting tenders, such suppliers being those who have satisfied specified selection criteria;


3.    That authority to approve the appointment of further suppliers who meet the  specified selection criteria over the life of the DPS be delegated to the Council’s Contracts and Commissioning Board (CCB); and


4.    That the award of contracts called off under the DPS shall be approved in accordance with Regulation 8 of the Council’s Tender and Contracts Regulations and notified to Cabinet in accordance with paragraph 3.4 of the report.


Report author: Steve Iles

Publication date: 02/04/2019

Date of decision: 25/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 25/03/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/04/2019

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