Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The current TFM (Total Facilities Management) contracts with Amey and Skanska expire in October 2021. Prior to March the Council was at the initial market testing stages of finalising the scope and approach for the procurement of new facilities management services when the existing contracts came to an end. To meet this timetable the competition was due to start in June/July, COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the wider market and whilst there remains a strong interest from the market, in order to ensure that the Council has the strongest position, it is prudent to delay the start of the re-procurement to allow the market position to stabilise.
Reason for the decision
The decision is needed to ensure that KCC properties continue to receive Facilities Management Services, including for example, maintenance, cleaning, security and statutory compliance. The cost of the extension will exceed £1million and is outside of the original delegated authority envisaged under the original contracts.
The Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services agrees to a conditional extension for the current Total Facilities Management Service Contracts for East, Mid and West to mitigate the service gap as a result of the COVID-19 delay to the re-procurement of Facilities Management contract – finalisation of terms and authority to enter into relevant contracts and other legal agreements to be delegated to the Director of Infrastructure.
Publication date: 30/06/2020
Date of decision: 30/06/2020
Effective from: 08/07/2020