Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The subject of the decision
The Assistant Chief Executive (Innovation and Commercial) submitted a report which sought members approval of the appointment of a consultant partner to provide additional capacity and support for the delivery of the Regeneration and Investment Programme.
Councillor M Fitzgerald moved the recommendations as per the report; this was seconded by Councillor A Pitcher. The motion was unanimously agreed.
Alternative options considered
As detailed in the report.
The reason for the decision
To provide additional capacity and support for the regeneration programme including the continued development and delivery of the regeneration projects in the Workington Town Deal and the Maryport Future High Street Fund, projects from our Economic Recovery and Growth Strategy, and to support the development of business cases and bids for future funding streams including through the Levelling Up agenda and Shared Prosperity Fund.
a) The current consultancy contract with Mott MacDonald be extended until June 2022 to allow for completion of works within the contract scope, and;
b) Thereafter, Mott MacDonald be appointed as a consultant partner via the Crown Commercial Services Consultation Framework Three RM6187 / MC3 Lot 8 – Infrastructure including Transport.
Publication date: 12/05/2022
Date of decision: 11/05/2022
Decided at meeting: 11/05/2022 - Executive
Effective from: 24/05/2022