Expenditure over £5,000

Details of Neston Town Council’s contracts, commissioned activities, purchase orders, framework agreements and any other legally enforceable agreements with a value exceeding £5,000.
Publication of this information meets the requirements of the Local Government Transparency Code 2015.
Financial year 2020/2021
INSTALLATION OF TOWN COUNCIL-OWNED CHRISTMAS LIGHTS/DECORATIONS
Reference No N/A
Title of agreement Installation of Town Council-owned Christmas lights/decorations.
Description of goods/services being provided Install, take down and store Town Council-owned lights & decorations in Parkgate, Market Square and Little Neston and supply and install timers at all locations.
Supplier name and details Décor Inc Ltd, Unit 5A Capitol Trading Park, Kirkby Bank Road, Knowsley, Liverpool L33 7SY
Sum to be paid over the length of the contract or the estimated annual spending or budget for the contract £12,461+VAT.
VAT that cannot be recovered 0
Start, end and review dates One year contract commencing November 2020.
Whether or not the contract was the result of an invitation to quote or a published invitation to tender Invitation to quote sent to four companies.
Whether the supplier is a small or medium sized enterprise &/or a voluntary or community sector organisation and – give relevant registration number Décor Inc Ltd is an SME (Companies House registration 10172697).
CONTRACT FOR THE SUPPLY AND MAINTENANCE OF OUTDOOR FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS
Reference No N/A
Title of agreement Three year contract for the provision and maintenance of floral arrangements.
Description of goods/services being provided To provide & maintain planters, hanging baskets and other planting arrangements in Neston, Parkgate, Little Neston and Ness.
Supplier name and details PDQ Landscape Maintenance, Little Neston CH64 0XH
Sum to be paid over the length of the contract or the estimated annual spending or budget for the contract Year 1 £27,600+VAT     Year 2 £28,152+VAT     Year 3 £28,152+VAT              (agreed annual cost)
VAT that cannot be recovered 0
Start, end and review dates Start date: 01.10.2019.  End date: 30.09.2022.  Review date: 01.10.21.
Whether or not the contract was the result of an invitation to quote or a published invitation to tender An invitation to submit quotations for this contract was sent to four local contractors as well as being uploaded to the Contracts Finder website, displayed on the Town Council’s noticeboard and uploaded to the Town Council’s website.
Whether the supplier is a small or medium sized enterprise &/or a voluntary or community sector organisation – give relevant registration number PDQ Landscape Maintenance is an SME.

A copy of the information above can be downloaded here: 2020-21 expenditure over £5,000