Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)
Decision required – supporting report
1. Introduction and background
1.1. Volvo Penta parts are essential for the maintenance and repair of boats, operated by the Marine Police Unit. The current contract expires in June 2017; this report is seeking approval to initiate procurement activity via an OJEU procedure to award a four year call off contract.
2. Issues for consideration
2.1. The contract renewal does not commit the MPS to any expenditure, thereby giving flexibility if there is change the strategic delivery model for maintenance of marine vessels.
3. Financial Comments
3.1. The 4 year call off contract will have a value of £800k and will be funded from within existing revenue budgets.
4. Legal Comments
4.1. The recommendation can be lawfully approved in accordance with MOPAC Contract Regulations and EU/UK Procurement law.
4.2. In accordance with the MOPAC Scheme of Delegation and Consent (4.8), the DMPC must approve all requests to go out to tender for contracts that exceed £500,000.
5. Equality Comments
5.1. There are no equality or diversity implications arising from this procurement process.
6. Background/supporting papers
6.1. MPS Paper