Decision Maker: Assistant Director of Streetscene
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Purchase of 2No Ransomes Highway 3 ride on
mowing machines by way of direct purchase at £24,300
Purchase to be funded via the Council's approved capital vehicle replacement program.
In procuring the equipment, tenders were invited by way of Source Derbyshire to comply with Council financial and tender requirements.
To meet operational delivery needs of the
grounds maintenance service in anticipation of identified vehicles
reaching planned replacement dates.
Replacement of vehicles by way of hire/lease
is not considered to offer good value to the Council and reduced
flexibility how vehicles are managed throughout the course of their
anticipated live. Outright purchase is considered the most cost
effective option and provides greater flexibility in how the asset
Publication date: 07/03/2023
Date of decision: 03/03/2015