Issue details

Award of contract - Accommodation services for young people aged 16+

In March 2021 the Cabinet Member for Children and Young People approved the commencement of a procurement process for a 16+ Older Looked After Children and Care Leavers Framework Agreement (decision CYP03(20/21) refers.  The framework will enable the County Council to source a range of accommodation services for young people aged 16 years and over who are looked after as part of preparing them for living independently.

 

As part of the decision to commence the procurement the Cabinet Member also approved the delegation of authority to the Executive Director Children, Young People and Learning to implement the Framework Agreement.

 

The procurement has now been undertaken and the Executive Director of Children, Young People and Learning will be asked to implement the framework agreement and approve the award of contracts to successful bidders. 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/05/2021

Decision due: August 2021 by Executive Director Children, Young People and Learning

Lead member: Lucy Butler, Executive Director Children, Young People and Learning lucy.butler@westsussex.gov.uk

Lead director: Lucy Butler

Contact: Shelly Dichello, Children's Contracts and Commissioning Manager Email: shelly.dichello@westsussex.gov.uk Tel: 033 022 24131.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Executive Director of Children, Young People and Learning via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken

Democratic Services Contact: Wendy Saunders Tel: 033 022 22553

Background papers