Entering into a contract with Smart Citizen, the developers of the Smart Connect software, to transfer ownership of the intellectual property rights. The rights currently belonging to the Council, which represent a small component of the software, will be transferred to Smart Citizen in exchange for an ongoing share of their profits.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Decision status: For Determination
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/10/2021
Anticipated restriction: Part exempt - View reasons
Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains commercially sensitive information relating to a key supplier to the Council.
Decision due: 8 Nov 2021 by Executive Director: Delivery
Lead member: Councillor John Harrison, Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection email@example.com
Lead director: Executive Director: Delivery
Contact: Bobby Mulheir, Assistant Director: Customer Experience, Digital & IT Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01344 352096.
Advice was sought from Corporate Management
Team and the Smart Card Working Group, which consists of Executive
Members with knowledge of the history of the development of the
Smart Connect software.
Smart Card Working Group
Making Representations: in writing to the Executive Director: Delivery
Financial Impact: This contract may result in a source of income for the Council in the future.
Reason the item will considered in private: Paragraph 3 - Information relating to financial or business affairs.
Document(s) to be considered: Report and contract