Decision details

Mitigation of Risks for New Domestic Gas Servicing and Maintenance Contract - CHI/17/232

Decision Maker: Finance, Policy and Resources Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


With reference to article 9 of the minute of its meeting of 7 December 2016, the Committee had before it a report by the interim Director of Communities, Housing and Infrastructure which provided information on the proposed new contract for gas servicing and maintenance of domestic boilers, which was planned to be procured in time for 1 November 2017.


The report recommended:-

that the Committee -

(a)       note the risks in the report;

(b)       note the proposed risk control measures being taken to mitigate the known risks;

(c)        note the potential situations and risks, which may lead to the Head of Commercial and Procurement Services and/ or the Chief Executive to implement any emergency procedures under the Scheme of Delegation and procurement regulations; and

(d)       approve the extension of the existing contract for a maximum period of six months and approve the maximum estimated expenditure for the six-month extension as outlined in Section 4.2 of the report, in the event that the new contract is not in place by 1st November 2017.


The Committee resolved:-

to approve the recommendations.

Publication date: 25/09/2017

Date of decision: 20/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 20/09/2017 - Finance, Policy and Resources Committee

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