Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Permission request to award a further contract to TAAS for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a period of 12 months. The contract will commence on 1st April 2021 and will expire on 31st March 2023.
The Director of Children & Families agreed to waive contract procedure rules 9.1 and 9.2 (high value procurements) to award a contract to The Appropriate Adult Service (TAAS) Ltd without competition for the provision of a West Yorkshire Appropriate Adult Service. The contract will commence on 1st April 2021 and will expire on 31st March 2023 with the option to extend for 12 months. The value of the contract is £207,769. If the extension was taken up the total contract value would be £623,307. The contract is on behalf of the West Yorkshire Local Authorities and the Leeds financial contribution is £55,659 p.a.
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Consultation is ongoing with the West Yorkshire Appropriate Adult Steering Group and with the provider. Consultation has taken place with LCC Professional & Commercial Services (PACS).
West Yorkshire Youth Offending Team (YOT) Managers
Office of Police & Crime Commissioner
Adult Social Care
West Yorkshire Police
Contact: Helen Stevens, Commissioning Officer 0113 2478684 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication date: 04/09/2020
Date of decision: 14/09/2020
Effective from: 22/09/2020