About the Procedure
The procedures for inviting tenders and entering into contracts set out in these Rules form Financial Procedure Rules of Kingsteignton Town Council and must be complied with for all contracts. Variation of, or exemption from, these procedures can be authorised only by the Executive on the consideration of a report from the Responsible Finance Officer, which includes reasons for the proposed variation or exemption.
Type of Contract Total Value (incl. VAT) Award Procedure
Contract values of £0 – £10,000
- A minimum of 1 written quotation, however, preferably 3 quotes demonstrating best value for money. Quotes must be sought from suppliers within the local district.
- If there are no suppliers within the local district who can fulfil the requirement; Officers are asked to look at suppliers based in the Devon District.
- If there are no suppliers based in the Devon district, Officers are asked to look at national suppliers.
- If using national suppliers, please use their geographical location as part of your best value for money evidence e.g. a supplier closer to the Devon district is a more environmentally sustainable solution if delivering goods, or if travelling is needed for services and works.
Officers can also utilise the Supply Devon portal for these lower value procurements.
Contract values of £10,001 – £100,000
A minimum of three formal written Quotations (Request for Quotation) demonstrating best value for money.
Please use the Supply Devon portal to conduct your Request for Quotation. If there are no suppliers on the Supply Devon portal who can fulfil your requirement, please use email.
Contract values of £100,000 (FTS)
FTS Threshold Invitation to Tender by advertisement via Contracts Finder.
Please contact The Corporate Procurement Officer at Teignbridge District Council.
FTS Threshold and over
Invitation to Tender by advertisement via Contracts Finder and Find a Tender Service. Please contact The Corporate Procurement Officer at Teignbridge District Council