Decision details

Organisational Design - Implementation & Budget

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To review and approve the implementation plan, procurement strategy and budget required to implement the transformation strategy for BCP Council. This strategy is based on the Organisational Design adopted by Cabinet in November 2019.


RESOLVED that Cabinet:-

(a)          Note the feedback from the Pre-Engagement process with potential partners/suppliers;

(b)          Approve the Procurement approach and contract structure, including the capped Framework Limit;

(c)          Authorise the commencement of the procurement process and delegate authority to the Chief Executive to award the contract in consultation with the Leader and appropriate senior officers;

(d)          Approve the proposed governance including the establishment of a Cabinet Working Group to provide oversight of the programme;

(e)          Approve the funding proposals as set out in section 39 a to b of the report; and

(f)           Approve the acceleration of the adoption of Bournemouth Town Hall Campus as the BCP Council Civic Centre and administrative hub.

RECOMMENDED that Council:-

(g)          Approve the budget set out in Appendix 1b of the report; and

(h)          Approve the funding proposals as set out in section 38 a to c of the report.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Leader


To approve the budget and procurement approach required to successfully deliver the BCP Council Transformation Strategy adopted by Cabinet in November 2019 and to approve a short term shift in the Estates & Accommodation Strategy in light of the impact on ways of working by the Coronavirus/ Covid-19 crisis.

Report author: Julian Osgathorpe

Publication date: 26/06/2020

Date of decision: 24/06/2020

Decided at meeting: 24/06/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 04/07/2020

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