Purpose of the report: Scrutiny of Services
This report sets out the Member Reference Groups (MRG) findings on the Kier contract and is intended to provide the Economic Prosperity, Environment & Highways Board and Cabinet with member insight to help inform the final decision on contract extension.
Declarations of interest:
Jason Russell, Assistant Director for Highways and Transport
Mark Borland, Works Delivery Group Manager
Loulla Woods, Highways and Transport Senior Consultant
Jim Harker, General Manager Surrey Highways at Kier
Ross Duguid, Procurement Category Manager
Key points raised during the discussion:
The Chairman of the board agreed for the item to be
taken into Part 2, by virtue
of paragraph(s) 3, Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government
Act 1972 (information relating to the financial or business affairs
of any particular person including the authority holding that
2. Members discussed the Highways and Transport Member Reference Group report on the Kier contract extension.
The Board agreed the following recommendations;
a) That the extension to the Kier contract be agreed and commended to Cabinet for approval, subject to the conditions outlined in the report.
b) That the Highways member reference group continues to have an ongoing role in the contract to ensure that the recommendations are progressed and benefits realised.
· For the scrutiny officer to send a recommendation from the board to Cabinet supporting the extension of the Kier contract.