Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Authorisation to appoint Hanson as the Contractor through their Highways Partnership Term Contract on the basis that they are best placed to execute the work.
(a) That the proposed repair, strengthening and raising of Wall 4, in accordance with the estimate set out in section 2 of the report, to meet the Council’s obligations to maintain appropriate sea defences and harbour wall requirements, be agreed.
(b) That authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Place, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Highways, Travel and Environment, to appoint a contractor through the Highways Partnership Term Contract to undertake the work.
(c) That authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Place, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Levelling Up, to approve construction related spend (following receipt of an acceptable quotation) with funds from the Levelling Up bid in terms of which £1.5m has been allocated to Wall 4 replacement.
Reason for the decision
The Weymouth Harbour Wall 4 Improvement and Strengthening project constitutes necessary work on a wall that has reached the end of life and must be reinstated or rebuilt for the Council to properly discharge its duty to the public, the harbour, and the associated coastal sea defences.
Report author: Ian Fitz
Publication date: 06/09/2023
Date of decision: 05/09/2023
Decided at meeting: 05/09/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 14/09/2023