Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To consider recommendations to procure new
contracts for systems to process card payments and direct debits
1. Approved the procurement of systems for processing credit/debit card and Direct Debit payments for all Council income streams. This includes associated merchant acquiring services (banking of card payments), face to face payment network for Post Offices and Pay Point and online/telephone payments.
2. Delegated authority to the Director of Finance, in consultation with the Deputy Mayor with responsibility for Communities, Events and Equalities, to procure and award the contracts (with a combined maximum value of £700k per annum) for five years with optional extensions for a maximum of two years.
Report author: Michael Pilcher
Publication date: 02/10/2018
Date of decision: 02/10/2018
Decided at meeting: 02/10/2018 - Cabinet
Effective from: 10/10/2018