Decision details

Gateway 0 - Strategic Options Assessment for 2019 + Highways Services Delivery Options and Contract Procurement Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the delivery service methods and procurement strategy for highways services following completion of the current Highways and Professional Services contract




1.  That it be noted that the current highways and professional services (HAPS) contract ends between March 2019 and March 2021 providing the council with an opportunity to review the way in which those services are delivered.


2.  That the recommended strategic delivery option (paragraphs 24 and 25 of the report) to bring essential services such as highway safety inspections and the routine and reactive gully emptying service under the direct control of the council and to enhance the in-house design and project management team within the highway division be approved. 


3.  That it be noted that a gateway 1 report will be prepared for the purpose of obtaining approval of the procurement strategy for the remaining out-sourced works and services based on the cabinet’s decision.

Report author: Deborah Collins

Publication date: 25/07/2018

Date of decision: 24/07/2018

Decided at meeting: 24/07/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 02/08/2018

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