Decision details

Grounds Maintenance Contract Award

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree the award the grounds maintenance contract, for the contract period 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2028 (with the ability to extend for a further five years).



To approve the award of the ground’s maintenance contract to ‘Tenderer F’ as the most economically advantageous bid following a full EU competitive process with negotiation in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015);

that the provisional item; ‘maintenance of highwaysagency areas’, is included in the contract to offer a service to Hertfordshire County Council under a separate agency agreement, with full cost reimbursement;

that the provisional item; ‘pest control’ is included in the contract;

delegation to the Chief Executive in consultation with the Head of Strategic Finance and Property and Head of Legal and Democratic Services to enter into a contract with the recommended Tenderer and make any minor amendment to the contract that should be required.


Report author: Ian Sharratt

Publication date: 03/09/2019

Date of decision: 03/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 03/09/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 13/09/2019

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