Issue details

Officer decision to continue Tendring District Council’s participation in the partnership through the renewal of the Essex partnership Pan Essex Counter Fraud Data Matching System and the Vulnerable Intelligent Persons Emergency Response (VIPER) with incumbent supplier Vigilant Applications Limited.
The Counter Fraud Data Matching System is primarily used to identify Council Tax related fraud across Essex.
VIPER is now the ‘go to’ Essex partner civil emergency planning and response system to to identify and report on all persons affected by an emergency planning incident BUT specifically to identify, focus specialist services and safeguard vulnerable persons from harm during a civil emergency.
The 5 year contract is procured jointly by all Essex local authorities, Essex Fire and Rescue Service and Essex Police with Chelmsford City council leading on the direct award framework procurement on behalf of all partners.
Tendring District Council’s financial contribution (the total cost of the contract to TDC) over the five year period is £20,532.
Please see the accompanying report for details

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/08/2022

Decision due: 4 Aug 2022 by Assistant Director (Finance & IT) & Section 151 Officer

Contact: Richard Barrett, Assistant Director (Finance and IT) & Section 151 Officer Email: tel 01255 686521 Email: Tel: 01255 685521.