West Sussex County Council is a designated Highways Authority under the Highways Act 1980 and has a duty to maintain highways maintainable at public expense.
In January 2019, the Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure approved the commencement of a procurement process for a new Highways Maintenance Term Contract or set of contracts and delegated authority to the Director of Highways and Transport to finalise the terms of and award the Highway Maintenance Term Contract or set of contracts at the conclusion of the procurement process.
In November 2019, the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning awarded five-year contracts for Lots 1, 2 and 3 (core services, drainage cleansing, hedge and grass maintenance)
Lots 4, 5 and 6 (carriageways, footways and infrastructure works) are procured annually and the formal procurement process for the delivery of highways improvements to be undertaken during the 2021-22 financial year is complete.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Divisions affected: (All Divisions);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/10/2020
Decision due: December 2020 by Director of Highways, Transport and Planning
Lead member: Matt Davey, Director of Highways, Transport and Planning firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Gary Rustell Email: email@example.com Tel: 033 022 26397.
Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.
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