Decision Maker: Director
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
To revise the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules in order to simplify and standardise internal processes and clarify roles and responsibilities.
The previous version had an ambiguous Scheme of Authorisation with an unclear description of how and when Procurement should be involved in the purchasing activity. It also needed updating in relation to the Council’s roles, including the Corporate Contracts Management function.
To not update the existing Contract Procedure Rules and use the Exemption form to allow many purchasing within the policy.
Publication date: 14/03/2019
Date of decision: 05/03/2019