Having considered an open officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet
Member for Children’s Services and School Performance, Councillor Chris
Barnham, the Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:
(1) the award of contract, for an initial period of 4 years,be made to McBains
Limited for the provision of a Surveyor-led Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy
Service to design and project manage the School Minor Works Programme
2022 to 2025;
(2) the value of this contract be based on an annual percentage rate of 6.45%
of the annual total SMWP works cost and assuming a SMWP budget of
£2.58m, this would equate to an estimated annual fee of £166,410, with an
estimated potential total value of £665,640 over the four year period.
(3) the contract will include a break clause every 12 months, for a period of up
to 4 years, from 2022 to 2025 and an option to extend the contract for a
further year allowing the Council to terminate the contract at the end of each
year at its own discretion.