This report has an appendix which contains information exempt within the meaning of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act1972 and is not for publication. The appendix has therefore been circulated to Cabinet Members only.
Any discussions on the contents of an exempt appendix will require Cabinet to pass the proposed resolution identified at the end of the agenda to exclude members of the public and the press from the proceedings for that discussion.
Councillor Max Schmid stated that this report proposed to award a further contract for 12 months to Sharpe Pritchard Solicitors to carry on providing contract and procurement legal advice to the Council. Councillor Schmid recommended the report for approval.
2. That Cabinet award a contract to Sharpe Pritchard Solicitors for contract and procurement legal advice from 1st April 2019 and that the value of the contract outlined in the exempt appendix A be noted.
3. That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director of Legal and Democratic Services, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial Services, to finalise the terms and conditions of this contract and to take any other necessary steps to implement the decision in 2 above.