Decision details

Extension to Fuel Card Contract OKD55 (20/21)

Decision Maker: Chief Fire Officer

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Fuel cards are used in County Council vehicles to allow staff to draw fuel from most fuel stations whilst on Council business.


The initial period of the current contract for the provision of fuel cards will expire on 22 March 2021.  This formed part of Decision OKD05 19/20 . The terms of the current agreement allow for the contract to be extended for a period of up to 24 months, until 22 March 2023.


It is proposed that the Council takes the 2-year extension in order to:


1. Maintain business continuity and;

2. Ensure the contract arrangement with the provider remains co-terminus with partners with whom the Council has aggregated its requirement to ensure best value.


The total value of the proposed contract extension is approximately £840,000.





The Chief Fire Officer has approved the contract extension for fuel cards for a period of 24-months with a proposed expiry date as 22 March 2023, in accordance with the Council’s Standing Orders on Procurement and Contracts.


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Publication date: 15/01/2021

Date of decision: 15/01/2021

Effective from: 27/01/2021