533 Street Lighting Term Maintenance Contract 2020 - 2030
[An item to be considered by the Cabinet in accordance with the Cabinet Procedure Rules and Regulation 5 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, no representations having been received to such consideration taking place under Regulation 5(5) thereof]
Report of the Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste (HIW/20/24) seeking approval of the award of street lighting term maintenance contract for 2020 to 2030, attached for Members of the Cabinet.
An Impact Assessment was also available and attached for Members of the Cabinet.
(An item taken under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 during which the press and public were excluded, no representations having been received to such consideration under Regulation 5(5) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012).
(Councillor Hannaford attended remotely in accordance with Standing Order 25(2) and the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and spoke to this item).
The Cabinet considered the Report of the Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure, Development and Waste (HIW/20/24) relating to the streetlighting term maintenance contract 2020 to 2030, circulated prior to the meeting in accordance with regulation 7(4) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012.
The Cabinet Member for Highways Management commented that Cabinet, on 9th January 2019, agreed to commence a procurement exercise for the Street Lighting Term Service Contract. The contract included routine and reactive maintenance, LED upgrading, the provision of a lighting asset management system and replacement of the central management system in Exeter. The procurement exercise was also being undertaken in collaboration with Torbay, with Devon as the lead authority.
The Chief Officer’s Report also contained an Impact Assessment of the proposals which Members fully considered as part of the debate.
It was MOVED by Councillor Hughes, SECONDED by Councillor Hart and
(a) that approval be given to award the contract for the Council’s new Street Lighting Term Maintenance Contract to SSE Contracting Ltd;
(b) that collaborative work continues with Torbay Council and the contractor; and
(c) that the County Solicitor be authorised to execute all necessary legal agreements in relation to the new Street Lighting Term Maintenance Contract.