FOI request (FOI220831)
Arboriculture/ Tree surgery contracts
Requested Tue 22 August 2017
Responded Tue 22 August 2017
1) If the Council has let one or more contracts for Arboriculture/tree surgery services under the EU Procurement Directives, we request, for each contract, (a) the name of the successful contractor, (b) the value at which the contract was let and (c) the term of the contract, including any option to extend.
2) If the Council has procured Arboriculture/tree surgery services within a wider multi-service contract under the EU Procurement Directives, then please provide details of (a) the service provider (b) which services are included in the contract and (c) the approximate value of the Arboriculture/tree surgery packages.
3) If the Council delivers Arboriculture/tree surgery services through an in-house workforce, and prefers to deliver best value through this route, then please inform us of this, and the approximate annual expenditure of the Arboriculture/tree surgery services.
The above information is requested in order for us to focus our resources appropriately and to prepare good value tenders for the public sector.
Q1 (a) Gristwood and Toms Q1 (b) The contract was let on the basis of individual jobs being priced by contractors at individual rates. The contract was let to the organisation whose average contract rates provided best value for the Council. Q1 (c) 10 years - option to extend 2 years Q2 - The Council has not procured for Arboriculture/tree surgery services within a wider multi-service contract.
Q3 - Not applicable as it is contracted out.
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