Decision details

OD/15/38 Purchase of Pedestrian Barriers

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Ipswich Borough Council’s Events Team annually procures the hire of over £15,000 worth of pedestrian barriers for use in crowd control and public safety throughout its events programme; this expenditure can be reduced year on year by the purchase of a core amount of 500 barriers at a cost of £10,000, which will service 90% of the current events programme.  In addition, these barriers can be hired out to other external users to create an income stream.

Decision:

To approve the decision to purchase 500 pedestrian barriers for use by Ipswich Borough Council for its annual events programme and to be available to hire by third parties.

 

Reason: To greatly reduce expenditure year on year through a reduction in hire costs and the creation of an income stream from providing hire services of the barriers to other external events.

Publication date: 22/12/2015

Date of decision: 18/02/2015

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