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Permission to procure - Integrated Community Equipment Service

Decision Maker: Mayor and Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an open officer report, it was MOVED by Councillor Bell, SECONDED by Councillor Dacres and RESOLVED that:


  1. officers be authorised to run a procurement for the Integrated Community Equipment Service that is due to expire on 31 March 2024 through a further competition tender via the Kent framework agreement. The new service will be for a period of three years, with an option to extend for a further two years at a total estimated cost of £10.5m over the full 5-year period of which £3.5m is LBL commissioned and £7m is ICB commissioned.
  2.  the use of KCS Professional Services Abe approved – Integrated Community Care Equipment Framework Y21006 to undertake a mini competition.
  3.  the award of contract to the preferred provider be approved, provided the contract value is within authorised limits.
  4. Authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Community Services (in consultation with the Director of Law and Corporate Governance and Associate Director, Community Support and Care to select the preferred provider in accordance with the selection and award criteria published in the tender documentation and agree final form of contract.


Report author: Tristan Brice

Publication date: 22/09/2023

Date of decision: 20/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 20/09/2023 - Mayor and Cabinet

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