Decision Maker: Head of Environmental Enhancement
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
North Devon Council is seeking a contractor
for a three year fixed term contract (with the option of a 1 year
extension) to carry out grave digging operations prior to burials
at both cemeteries. The contract will also be required to back fill
the graves immediately after the burial has taken place.
The contract opportunity was advertised on the Procurement Portal and at least 3 contractors were encouraged to submit tenders. Only one tender was received:
Chris Tucker Grave Digging Services
Received fewer than three price quotes
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):
The contract opportunity was advertised on the Procurement Portal and at least 3 contractors were encouraged to submit tenders. Only one tender was received.
Publication date: 14/03/2023
Date of decision: 10/03/2023