Procurement of Contractors and Construction Consultancy Services

Keith Griffiths made this Freedom of Information request to Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

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Keith Griffiths

Dear Redcar & Cleveland Council,

Can you please tell me the following:

1. How you procure Construction Consultancy Services
2. How you procure Construction Contractors
3. If by your own framework, please tell me:
a. The titles and content of the relevant frameworks
b. Who is on the current frameworks
c. The start and end dates of the frameworks
d. Any possible extention periods to the frameworks
e. The name and contact email of person responsible for the
frameworks.

Many thanks

Yours faithfully,

Keith Griffiths

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

Re: FOI request - Ref FOI/10/179

I wish to acknowledge receipt of your request for information.

I have asked the relevant officers of the Authority to commence enquiries
immediately to find all applicable information relating to your request
under the FOI Act and to supply any which is found to me.

Your request has to be processed within a maximum of 20 working days,
which means the Council must provide you with the information it has
(assuming no exemptions are claimed) by 18 May 2010. If it is possible to
provide you with the information within a shorter timescale then that will
be done.

Should you have any queries about this matter please don’t hesitate to
contact me.

Kind regards
Information Officer

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Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

FOI 10/179

Further to my acknowledgement of your request, I have received some
information from the relevant officers within the Council and have been
advised that we do hold the information requested.

You asked:
1. How you procure Construction Consultancy Services

By using existing national, regional or local frameworks or by tender or
quotation in accordance with the Council's Contract Procedure Rules which
are available on the Council's website link below.

http://www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/main....
    2. How you procure Construction Contractors

If the contract is above the EU threshold for works £3,927,260 the
contract is tendered in accordance with the EU regulations. Below the EU
threshold the Council will either advertise the tender opportunity or use
the Constructionline database (link to Constructionline website attached)
to select companies to be invited to tender in accordance with the
Council's Contract Procedure Rules

http://www.constructionline.co.uk/static/

    3. If by your own framework, please tell me: Not applicable
    a. The titles and content of the relevant frameworks
    b. Who is on the current frameworks
    c. The start and end dates of the frameworks
    d. Any possible extention periods to the frameworks
    e. The name and contact email of person responsible for the
    frameworks.

I hope that this satisfies your request for information. If you are not
satisfied with how your request has been dealt with then you are free to
make a complaint either to the Council or to the Information Commissioner.
You will find details of the complaints procedure on the Council's Website
at
http://www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk/YrCou...
(alternatively by using the A-Z Index from the home page). The Information
Commissioner is an independent person who has responsibility for
overseeing the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act
2000. More details can be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s
website at www.ico.gov.uk .

FOI Officer

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