Decision details

Weed Control Contract for LCC County Network awarded to Environmental Husbandry Ltd

Decision Maker: Director of Environment and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1.Environmental Husbandry has performed in a more than satisfactory manner.
2.There is a condition in place between LCC and the Contractor that the contract may be extended in increments of 12 months up to a maximum of 36 months.


To award the third and final year extension of the Weed Control Contract from 1st November 2019 to 31st October 2020 to Environmental Husbandry Ltd.

Alternative options considered:

The option of re-tendering the contract was considered and it was decided that the cost of re-tendering the contract, along with the time element involved, would cost more than any saving that might (or might not) be made through re-tendering. The excellent performance by Environmental Performance to date reinforces this decision.

Contact: Ann Carruthers, Director of Environment and Transport Email:

Publication date: 28/11/2019

Date of decision: 28/08/2019