Issue details

Award of Contract: Provision of 35 Vehicles for Flexi Duty System Staff (Fire)

In May 2019, the Chief Fire Officer agreed to commence the procurement of 35 vehicles to replace those currently provided to staff to support operational cover through a Flexi Duty System (FDS) (OKD_03_19/20).


The total value of the purchase of vehicles, including emergency response conversions and livery, is expected to be approximately £750,000. Funds have been allocated to the purchase of these vehicles through the Fleet Asset Management Plan.


A procurement process, compliant with West Sussex Standing Orders and European Union Procurement Directives, has been undertaken and the (Acting) Chief Fire Officer has awarded the Contract to the successful bidder.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/07/2019

Decision due: August 2019 by Chief Fire Officer

Lead member: Neil Stocker, Chief Fire Officer

Lead director: Neil Stocker

Contact: Paul Mace, County Fleet Officer Email: Tel: 033 022 25443.

Consultation process

Representation can be made via the officer contact by the beginning of the month in which the decision is to be taken.


Cabinet Member for Stronger, Safer Communities

Democratic Services Contact: Erica Keegan Tel 033 022 22650

Background3: A Strong Safe and Sustainable Place


Background papers

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