Agenda and decisions

Delegated Decisions by Cabinet Member for Community & Corporate Services - Tuesday, 21 November 2023 3.00 pm

Venue: Room 1 - County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND. View directions

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Declarations of Interest

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GIS software license and maintenance renewal pdf icon PDF 219 KB

Cabinet Member: Corporate Services

Forward Plan Ref: 2023/264

Contact: Anne Kearsley, GIS Solutions Manager,


Report by Director of Finance


The Cabinet Member is RECOMMENDED to:


a)                  Authorise officers to procure geographic information software


b)                  Delegate the award of the contract to the Director of IT Innovation and Digital Services for Geographic Information Software licensing and maintenance.



Additional documents:


Recommendations approved.



Zscaler Internet and Application Security and Access pdf icon PDF 201 KB

Cabinet Member: Corporate Services

Forward Plan Ref: 2023/268

Contact: Alastair Reed, Head of IT,,uk


Report by Director of Finance


The Cabinet Member is RECOMMENDED to


a)                  authorise the procurement of a suitable supplier to provide Zscaler Cyber Protection; and


b)                  delegate authority to the Director IT Innovation and Digital Services to award either a 1- or 3-year contract following the conclusion of the procurement exercise.



Recommendations approved.



Laptop Refresh

Forward Plan Ref: 2023/328

Contact: Alastair Read, Head of IT,


Report by Director of Finance


To approve the contract to Partner with a 3rd party to supply OCC’s enduser devices eg Laptops. As agreed in the 19-24 IT Strategy.


Additional documents:


RESOLVED: to award the contract to the winning supplier.