Decision Maker: Chief Financial Officer
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To waive the request for waiver and award the
contract to Frederik Sherrell Ltd in relation to the Cove Cliff
Stabilization Contract Fees
I can confirm that, despite non-compliance
with the requirement to seek at least three quotes, the award of
this contract to the above supplier will be best value for the
Council for the following reason(s):
Frederick Sherrell are our existing consultants across all of NDC cliffs. Therefore they are best placed to consult on this project.
FS had already been appointed to provide us with their services for Geotechnical engineering inspection & production of spec/BoQ/Drawings, and that this is a continuation of this for the tender and construction phase of the works. Furthermore, their expertise is limited in this field in the SW, and we are confident & familiar with their performance.
In accordance with the Council’s
Contract Procedures Rules, three alternative quotes should be
obtained and the lowest quotation should be accepted.
I can confirm that I have sought advice from Legal Services and we have agreed that it is appropriate that this requirement be waived for the following reason(s):
A Obtaining three price quotes is not appropriate
Does the quotation conform to the provided specification? Y
(If no, please provide detail)
Supplier Name:Frederick Sherrell Ltd
Publication date: 20/09/2023
Date of decision: 20/09/2023