Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Due to unforeseen market conditions the contractor delivering statutory responsive repairs and voids services in the west of the city requires an inflationary uplift to their rates to ensure that continued delivery is viable. Increase in material costs could not be been foreseen at time of contract award
The Director of Communities, Housing & Environment
a) Approved a one-off increase of 9.25% in the Schedule of Rates for the Responsive Repairs, Voids and Cyclical Maintenance contract between Leeds City Council and Mears Group
b) Approved the application of this increase in rates from 1st October 2022
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Extensive negotiations have taken place between Housing Leeds and Mears to arrive at an agreed settlement.
Housing Leeds have included all relevant LCC departments in negotiations, including finance and legal.
Contact: Adam Crampton 07562 439406 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication date: 21/10/2022
Date of decision: 31/10/2022
Effective from: 08/11/2022