Decision details

H&S tree work at Stoke Park 2024

Decision Maker: Parks and Countryside Development Lead

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

An inspection of trees at Stoke Park identified some as posing an intolerable risk of injury to persons or property. Tree surgery work is needed to reduce the risk of harm.

Six contractors were asked to provide quotes and Redwood Tree Services Ltd offered the best value for money.



Reasons for the decision:

To reduce risk of harm posed by trees at Stoke park in accordance with the Council's 'duty of care'.

Alternative options considered:

N/A

Source of Authority to take Decision:

Council Constitution 3-42 GENERAL DELEGATION TO ALL JOINT STRATEGIC DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVE HEADS
OF SERVICE, AND SERVICE LEADERS 1. To act in accordance with the Council’s Procurement and Financial Procedure Rules.
2. To undertake the day-to-day management and operation of staff reporting to them and of
the premises and services for which they are responsible in accordance with the policies
and procedures laid down by the Council, including:
(a) incurring expenditure within approved budgetary provision,
(b) authorising the procurement or commissioning of works, goods and services
(c) entering into contracts (in consultation with the relevant Lead Councillor where
the value is above £200,000), memoranda of understanding or other
arrangements

Publication date: 07/06/2024

Date of decision: 20/05/2024