Decision details

Additional resource for fire safety measures

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To put into place additional resources to support interim fire safety measures.

Decision:

That Cabinet:

1.        Authorised the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homes to take all steps required to procure and award the contract(s) (including individual contracts over £500k) necessary for the implementation of a waking watch at a cost of up to £2m from 21 January 2023 to 31 March 2023 and £10.4m from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024.

2.        Authorised the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing Delivery and Homes to take all steps required to procure and award the contract(s) (including individual contracts over £500k) necessary for the implementation of fire alarms in tower blocks which will negate the need for a waking watch at a cost of up to £9.9m.

3.        Authorised the Executive Director Growth and Regeneration to invoke any subsequent extensions/variations specifically defined in the contract(s) being awarded, up to the maximum budget envelope outlined in this report.

4.        Noted the emergency key decision taken on 22 November 2022 authorising spend of up to £2m for emergency waking watch at various blocks in the city up to 20 January 2023.

 

 

Report author: Donald Graham

Publication date: 06/12/2022

Date of decision: 06/12/2022

Decided at meeting: 06/12/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/12/2022

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