Grounds Maintance

The request was successful.

Dear Blackburn College,

I am writing to make an open government request for all of the
information, to which I am entitled to request under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

I would like answers to the following points;

1. Is grounds maintenance (ie mowing, tree work, weed spraying etc) work
undertaken by in-house teams or contracted out?

2. Who is responsible for managing in-house grounds maintenance teams or
contractors?

3. What is the contact name, address and email of the person responsible
for managing grounds maintenance activities?

4. What is the annual grounds maintenance budget?

5. Do you receive additional Government, non-profit or voluntary
donations, specifically for grounds maintenance tasks?

I would like the above information to be provided electronically. I
understand that you are legally compelled to respond to my request within
20 working days after receipt of my letter. I would be grateful if you
could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

Yours faithfully,

Steve Wright

Alison Alcroft, Blackburn College

1 Attachment

Message sent on behalf of Jennifer Eastham, Vice Principal: Finance and
Corporate Services

 

Dear Steve Wright

 

Thank you for your request submitted under the Freedom of Information Act
2000.

 

We will respond to you within 20 working days of receipt.

Yours sincerely

 

Alison Alcroft

PA to Jennifer Eastham, Vice Principal - Finance and Corporate Services

PA to Nicola Clayton, Director of Business Development and External
Engagement

Blackburn College

Feilden Street

Blackburn

BB2 1LH

 

Tel:    01254 292906

Email: [1][email address]

 

[2]https://sharepoint.blackburn.ac.uk/Marke...

 

show quoted sections

Alison Alcroft, Blackburn College

Message sent on behalf of Jennifer Eastham, Vice Principal: Finance and
Corporate Services

 

Dear Steve

 

In response to your request submitted under the Freedom of Information Act
2000, please note our responses in italics below:

 

1.       Is grounds maintenance (ie mowing, tree work, weed spraying etc)
work undertaken by in-house teams or contracted out?

Blackburn College undertakes the work in house, with assistance from an
external contractor for a very small amount of time per week.

 

2.       Who is responsible for managing in-house grounds maintenance
teams or contractors?

The College’s Facilities and Estates Management Team is responsible for
the management of in-house grounds maintenance teams or contractors

 

3.       What is the contact name, address and email of the person
responsible for managing grounds maintenance activities?

Facilities and Estates Manager / Deputy Facilities and Estates Manager

Blackburn College

Feilden Street

Blackburn BB2 1LH

 

4.       What is the annual grounds maintenance budget?

The annual grounds maintenance budget for external contracts is £2,838

 

5.       Do you receive additional Government, non-profit or voluntary
donations, specifically for grounds maintenance tasks?

No

 

I trust this satisfies your request.

Yours sincerely

 

Alison Alcroft

PA to the Vice Principal: Finance and Corporate Services

PA to the Director of Business Development and External Engagement

Blackburn College

Feilden Street

Blackburn

BB2 1LH

 

Tel: 01254 292906

Email: [1][email address]

 

Begin forwarded message:

From: The Hub <[2][Blackburn College request email]>
Date: 22 February 2019 at 09:01:10 GMT
To: Jennifer Eastham <[3][email address]>
Subject: FW: Freedom of Information request - Grounds Maintance

FYI

show quoted sections