Agenda and decisions

Delegated Decisions by Cabinet Member for Community & Corporate Services - Tuesday, 23 April 2024 3.00 pm

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Declarations of Interest

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Cabinet Member: Corporate & Community Services

Forward Plan Ref: 2024/109

Contact: Tim Spiers, Director, Digital and IT


Report by Executive Director of Resources and Section 151 Officer


The information in this case is exempt in that it falls within the following prescribed categories:


3. Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


and since it is considered that, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.


The Appendix containing exempt information under the above paragraph is attached.


The Cabinet Member is RECOMMENDED to:


a)    Authorise the procurement and delivery of digital telecare products to replace analogue devices installed in vulnerable citizens homes and provided by the Council under their Social Care programme.


b)    Delegate authority to the Corporate Director of Adult Social Care to award contracts following the conclusion of a procurement exercise.


c)    Authorise the procurement and delivery of replacement circuits and hardware used in traffic management systems.


d)    Delegate authority to the Corporate Director of Environment and Place to award contracts following the conclusion of procurement exercises for new data connectivity solutions and hardware.


e)    Authorise the extension of Voice over IP telephone systems to all Council offices, replacing traditional landline numbers.


f)     Authorise the recruitment of temporary staff to backfill and/or assist with the delivery of these programmes of work set out in this paper.



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