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Forward Plan Ref: 2023/327
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Report by Interim Corporate Director for Children’s Services.
The Cabinet Member is RECOMMENDED to
a) Give approval to award supported accommodation framework agreements to bidders (in the first round and subsequent rounds) selected in accordance with and following the Council’s competitive procurement.
b) Delegate authority to the Corporate Director for Children’s Services to authorise award of call-off contracts to Providers, after the brokerage process has been completed in accordance with the processes set out in the framework agreement, for individual care packages. Following the same process as for other residential care packages.
c) Delegate authority to the Corporate Director for Children’s Services, in consultation with the Head of Procurement and Contract Management, to award call-off contracts to Providers, after the competitive process set out in the framework has been completed, for blocks of care packages (Block Contract) up to the value of £500,000 per contract.
d) Delegate authority to the Corporate Director for Children’s Services, in consultation with the Head of Procurement and Contract Management, to initiate the competitive process set out in the framework, for call-off contracts for blocks of care packages (Block Contracts) over the value of £500,000 per contract. Award of Contracts subject to separate Key decision reports.