To delegate to the Director of Property & Infrastructure Support the authority to establish of a framework for external advice and services associated with the consultancy advice for capital projects. .
How the decision relates to BS4K and Corporate Objectives:
The decision will provide a platform to deliver a wide range of Capital Programme developments across the property estate effectively from the Framework, offering best value solutions to procure refurbished, rebuilt and new buildings in the County. The Consultants’ Framework will comprise specialists in the disciplines required to develop new buildings from brief, through feasibility and delivery in compliance with KCC aspirations of best value, good practice, sustainability, and opportunities for local communities.
P&IS will be able to build strong relationships with Framework Consultants to offer added value in terms of ‘upskilling’ opportunities such as apprenticeships, work-experience offers, and pupil engagement.
Impact/costs and risks of proposed decision:
The risks will be set out in the paper intended to support the Cabinet Member in taking this decision.
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/12/2012
Decision due: Not before 1st Mar 2013 by Leader and Cabinet Member for Health Reform
To authorise the Director of Property and Infrastructure Support to establish the new framework for Property Consultancy Services
Lead member: Leader and Cabinet Member for Health Reform
Lead director: David Cockburn
Department: Strategic & Corporate Services
Aims and level(s) of consultation (KCC consultation levels attached):
Key consultee groups:
Start and finish dates of consultation:
Equalities Impact Assessment included in the consultation documentation. Please state where this can be found:
Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment:
Informing Only (Who and when):
Has the matter already been discussed by a Cabinet Committee? If not when will be it discussed by the Cabinet Committee and the date of the meeting?
Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?
There has been previous mention of the renewal of the Capital Programme Consultants’ Framework in the Medium Term Plan but the range of services and procurement method now require this inclusion in the Forward Plan
Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Is it All Members?
Financial implications: Rebecca Spore Director of Property & Infrastructure Support Rebecca.Spore@kent.gov.uk – 01622 221151
Legal implications: 12/01964
Equalities implications: The procurement value will be in excess of £4 million over 4 years