Decision Maker: Chief Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Permission to set aside the requirements of
the Contract Procedure Rules to tender for above £40,000
services namely; continuation funding for 4 x units of Housing
First and an additional 2 units of Housing First Accommodation via
Encompass Southwest at the cost of £40,000 over a 12 month
North Devon Council have been successful in drawing down an additional £357,600 from Government following a submission to the Rough Sleepers Initiative
This project is aimed at reducing the number of people rough sleeping in North Devon.
The aim of the programme is to provide enhanced and better integrated services to individuals who present with multiple and complex needs. This includes the provision of continuation funding and additional Housing First accommodation (6 x units of continuation accommodation and an additional 2 x units of accommodation from Encompass Southwest who provide Housing First accommodation across North Devon and Torridge.
Following successful award of the bid NDC were issued with a funding structure from Government. This structure highlighted immediate service delivery as of the 01.04.2021 and without this approval we are unable to proceed and will be at risk of having to return the funding.
. The financial award made through the bid covers full costs of service delivery
No alternative options
Publication date: 22/04/2021
Date of decision: 09/03/2021