Tender for SPECTRA - Light Festival
Decision Maker: Education and Children's Services Committee
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Committee had before it a report by the Director of Education and Children’s Services which sought approval (1) to tender for a provider to deliver SPECTRA, festival of light, in 2019 with the option to extend for 4 further periods of 1 year depending on available budget and (2) of the total estimated expenditure.
The report recommended –
that the Committee
(a) delegate authority to the Cultural Policy and Partnerships Officer following consultation with the Head of Commercial and Procurement Services, to undertake a tender process for the procurement and thereafter award of a contract for the delivery and programming of SPECTRA, the festival of light, in 2019 with the option to extend for 4 further periods of 1 year depending on available budget;
(b) delegate authority to the Head of Commercial and Procurement Services, to conclude a contract with the successful bidder;
(c) approve the total estimated expenditure of the sum detailed in the report per annum for a maximum period of 5; and
(d) note the proven benefits of the festival as outlined in the body of the report.
The Committee resolved:
(i) to approve the recommendations (a), (b) and (d); and
(ii) to approve the total estimated expenditure of up to the sum detailed in the report per annum for a maximum period of 5 years.
Publication date: 19/09/2017
Date of decision: 14/09/2017
Decided at meeting: 14/09/2017 - Education and Children's Services Committee