Contact Clarification

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Boston Borough Council,

Please could you provide me with the following information:
- The Council’s highway maintenance service provider (if carried
out by the in-house DLO is this anticipated to be the case for the
foreseeable future?) Value, duration, date of expiry and extension
period?

- The Council’s grounds maintenance service provider (if carried
out by the in-house DLO is this anticipated to be the case for the
foreseeable future?) Value, duration, date of expiry and extension
period?

- The Council’s winter maintenance service provider (if carried out
by the in-house DLO is this anticipated to be the case for the
foreseeable future?) Value, duration, date of expiry and extension
period?

- The Council’s parks maintenance provider (if carried out by the
in-house DLO is this anticipated to be the case for the foreseeable
future?) Value, duration, date of expiry and extension period?

- Heads of services for highways, highways manager, highway asset
manager

- Head of service for grounds maintenance, grounds maintenance
manager, asset manager for grounds maintenance

- Head of service for winter maintenance, winter maintenance
manager, asset manager for winter maintenance

- Head of parks, parks maintenance manager, asset manager for parks
maintenance

Yours faithfully,

Gohitlum Plant

FOI, Boston Borough Council

Good morning

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act, dated the 13th April 2016. This is to inform you that your request has been received and the Council is endeavouring to respond as promptly and fully as possible. You will receive the Council’s response by the 11th May 2016 at the latest. Please quote reference FOI 41-16-17 in any future correspondence.

The Council’s policy is to carry out the spirit and requirements of the Freedom of Information Act in a manner which:

Recognises the duty to inform as the essential principle underlying the legislation; discloses to requesters the maximum information possible which is not injurious to the public and private interests identified in the exemptions in the Act and does so in the most timely and consistent manner given the nature and scope of the request; ensures that fees permitted under the Act are kept to an absolute minimum whilst safeguarding our position as a non profit making repayment department. The Freedom of Information Act can be found here: www.hmso.gov.uk/acts/acts2000/20000036.htm

The Council endeavours to respond in kind unless you request the information in another format. In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be required to pay before we can proceed to deal with your request.

Please contact us if these conditions are unacceptable or you require further advice or assistance with your information needs.

Many thanks
Freedom of Information
Boston Borough Council

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

FOI, Boston Borough Council

Good morning

Thank you for your information access request received on the 13th April 2016 where you asked:

Please could you provide me with the following information:

- The Council’s highway maintenance service provider (if carried out by the in- house DLO is this anticipated to be the case for the foreseeable future?)Value, duration, date of expiry and extension period?

- The Council’s grounds maintenance service provider (if carried out by the in- house DLO is this anticipated to be the case for the foreseeable future?)Value, duration, date of expiry and extension period?

- The Council’s winter maintenance service provider (if carried out by the in-house DLO is this anticipated to be the case for the foreseeable future?)Value, duration, date of expiry and extension period?

- The Council’s parks maintenance provider (if carried out by the in-house DLO is this anticipated to be the case for the foreseeable
future?) Value, duration, date of expiry and extension period?

- Heads of services for highways, highways manager, highway asset manager

- Head of service for grounds maintenance, grounds maintenance manager, asset manager for grounds maintenance

- Head of service for winter maintenance, winter maintenance manager, asset manager for winter maintenance

- Head of parks, parks maintenance manager, asset manager for parks maintenance

Under Section 1(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we can confirm that Boston Borough Council does hold the information specified in your request.

Highways Maintenance is carried out on behalf of Lincolnshire County Council, who are the 'Client' as is Winter Maintenance.

Grounds Maintenance is carried out by the Borough Council DSO and will be for the foreseeable future. All Grounds services including grass cutting/tree maintenance/play area maintenance/flower shrub bed and hanging basket provision and cemetery, crematorium and open space maintenance is valued at c£460,000

Head of Service - George Bernard, Head of Operations. [email address]

We trust that the information above completes your request in full, however if we can be of any further assistance, please contact us. If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of the Council’s decision, you should contact Michelle Sacks, Monitoring Officer and Solicitor to the Council on 01205 314292 or by email at [email address]

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

The Information Commissioner's Office,
Wycliffe House,
Water Lane,
Wilmslow,
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Kind regards

Freedom of Information
Boston Borough Council
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