Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



The Careline Manager presented a report which explained that the current alarm monitoring contract expired on 31 March 2021.  A tender exercise had taken place under EU Procurement Regulations for a replacement contract that would run until 2025.  5 tender responses had been received by the deadline at 12.00noon on 14 October 2020.  These tenders were opened and recorded by the Council’s Legal department representative on the same day.  An evaluation had taken place and contractor interviews held.


The Corporate Performance Panel had supported the recommendations.



RESOLVED:            1)         That the award of a new contract to the successful contractor from 1 April 2021 be approved.


2)            That delegated authority is provided to the Assistant Director of Community and Partnerships, in conjunction with the Portfolio Holder, to substitute the next ranked contractor if due diligence checks reveal any insurmountable problems with the preferred bidder.


Reason for Decision


To ensure that the Council complies with public procurement regulations and continues to provide a reliable service to the Council’s Careline clients.


Publication date: 19/11/2020

Date of decision: 17/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 17/11/2020 - Cabinet

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