West Sussex County Council (WSCC) is a designated Highways Authority under the Highways Act 1980 and has a duty to maintain highways maintainable at public expense.
Following the abandonment of procurement for highway services in 2018, The County Council has retained Balfour Beatty Living Places to continue to provide necessary services under an interim arrangement pending a new and full procurement.
Using a model derived from a subsequent Options Appraisal report and further market insight engagement, WSCC. The County Council published the requisite OJEU notice and commenced formal procurement on 22 July 2019. The services have been procured in six separate Lots;
1. Core Maintenance
2. Drainage Cleansing
3. Hedge Maintenance and Grass Cutting
4. Carriageway and Footway Resurfacing
5. Carriageway Micro and Carriageway & Footway Treatments
6. Highway Improvements
Compliant tenders have been received against all Lots and a full and detailed evaluation and moderation process has been duly followed resulting in the recommendations of this Key Decision report.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Divisions affected: (All Divisions);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/09/2019
Decision due: November 2019 by Director of Highways, Transport and Planning
Lead member: Matt Davey, Director of Highways, Transport and Planning firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead director: Matt Davey
Contact: Peter Smith Email: email@example.com Tel: 033 022 25356.
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.
Environment, Communities and Fire Select Committee – 7 November 2019
Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure
Executive Director Place Services
Director of Finance and Support Services
Director of Law and Assurance
Democratic Services Contact: Judith Shore 033 022 26052
West Sussex Plan Priority: A Prosperous Place