Decision details

Waiver Report – EV Trials. Direct award of a contract to supplier for National Highways sponsored project.

Reference: D54671

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


In respect of the Toyota ProAce purchase, The Director Resources has agreed to:

a) Approve the waiver of the following contract procedure rules – 9.1 and 9.2 as we are not seeking a competitive tender process

b) Approve use of the capital budget for this project for the purposes of procuring the 5 x Toyota ProAce 50kW electric vans

c) Authorise the direct procurement of the vehicles through in line with the proposal of this waiver report to expedite the delivery of the vehicles to meet project deliverables and funding timeframes.

d) and award a contract to Toyota GB in the sum of £151,885.90. The contract shall commence on the 1st December 2021 and expire on the 31st March 2022

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Andrew Hickford, Project Manager (07891) 279970 Email:

Publication date: 24/11/2021

Date of decision: 24/11/2021

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