Decision details

Grounds Maintenance Contract Extension

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report will seek approval to extend the existing contract for a period of 3 or 4 years.  It will set out proposed changes to the service to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the operations and to avoid significant increases in costs. 




  1. That the Head of Housing, Health and Environment in consultation with the Council’s Monitoring Officer and Section 151 Officer be given delegated authority to enter into a contract extension with Tivoli Group Ltd to end 31 December 2026 be approved.


  1. That delegated authority be given to the Council’s Monitoring Officer and Section 151 Officer to undertake all legal and financial requirements necessary to complete the extension of the Grounds Maintenance Contract be approved.


REASON FOR DECISION: Extending the contract will provide longer term price certainty and will also tie in with the re-procurement of the other major contracts for sports centre management and recycling and waste collection and street cleaning which may provide other opportunities. 

Report author: Gary Stevenson

Publication date: 23/03/2023

Date of decision: 23/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 23/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 01/04/2023

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