Decision - Commissioning for Community Meals

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Commissioning for Community Meals

Decision Maker: Adult Care & Health Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council has been considering the future commissioning plans for this service and this report recommends new arrangements for a community meals service.


(1)       That the content of the report is noted and the actions recommended below agreed.


            Recommendation 1


The Adult Care and Health Committee agree a Waiver to extend the current contractual arrangements with WRVS from September 2012 until 31st March 2013.


            Recommendation 2


The Adult Care and Health Committee agree that a Community Meals Service is secured by a competitive tendering process to operate from April 2013 for an initial three year period with an option to extend for a fourth year.


            Recommendation 3


The Adult Care and Health Committee agree that from 1 October 2012 and thereafter every six months the charge for Community Meals in Brighton will be raised by 20p until the point of no subsidy being required by the Council is reached.


Report author: Philip Letchfield

Publication date: 25/06/2012

Date of decision: 25/06/2012

Decided at meeting: 25/06/2012 - Adult Care & Health Committee

Effective from: 03/07/2012

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