There is an existing inward investment
services contract with Locate in Kent, which was awarded in March
2014 following an OJEU compliant procurement process, and commenced
in April 2014. This contract supports investment activity across
all economic sectors within and outside Kent. The contract is for
24 months with an optional extension of one year (which expires in
March 2017). Currently, the spend on this contract is
£625,000 per annum
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Division affected: (All Division);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/11/2015
Department: Growth, Environment & Transport
Contact: Dave Hughes, Head of Business Engagement and Economic Development 03000 417099 and 03000 417179 Email: email@example.com, David Smith, Director of Economic Development Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0774 389 4252.
Financial implications: The inward investment services contract value is £3.325m over the three year period between April 2016 and March 2019. This will be funded by KCC (£1.452m), Medway Council (£0.210m) and European Regional Development Fund (£1.662m).
Legal implications: The contract with the successful supplier will be drawn up by KCC Legal Services. Otherwise, there are no legal implications.
Equalities implications: Equalities requirements will be included as part of the tender specifications and contract, when awarded.
This proposal was discussed at the Growth, Economic Development and Communities Cabinet Committee on 1 December 2015 at which Member agreed to endorse the recommendation.
Financial implications: David Hughes Head of Business Engagement and Economic Development 03000 417099 email@example.com David Smith Director of Economic Development 03000 417179 firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal implications: 15/00090