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Market Tender

Meeting: 13/06/2019 - Cabinet (Item 8)

Market Tender

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance)

Additional documents:


The Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance sought approval from Cabinet to go out to OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) tender for a market operator and for relevant delegated authority relating to the tender process and future market operation.



That Cabinet



1.Approved the Council to go out to tender for a market operator from 1st April 2020 for a period of 5 years with an option to extend for up to an additional 2 years



2. Endorsed the Project Initiation Document – appendix 1



3  Delegated authority to the Assistant  Director for Regeneration and Growth in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Assets & Finance to:


  1. Commence the procurement process including the approval of the detail of the tender


  1. Following the procurement and evaluation process, appoint an operator



Two further confidential recommendations contained within the report were also approved by Cabinet.


 (Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor M Cook)