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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 13 Hansard (Thursday, 2 December 2021) . . Page.. 4184 ..


(5) The current contracts expire as follows:

i. The Canberra Wide Dryland Grass Mowing along Arterial and Connecting Roads- Canberra North (Contract Number 27781.210) expires 29 August 2023.

ii. The Provision of Arterial Road Dryland Grass Mowing Services for Central and South Canberra (Contract Number GS001005.210.1) expires 31 March 2023.

iii. The Provision of Arterial Road Dryland Grass Mowing Services for Central and South Canberra (Contract Number GS001005.210.3) expires 31 March 2023.

iv. The Provision of Arterial Road Dryland Grass Mowing Services for Central and South Canberra (Contract Number GS001005.210.2) expires 31 March 2023.

(6) The ACT Government has close oversight of all aspects of mowing. It employs a dedicated Mowing Coordinator position to manage the mowing program. The Mowing Coordinator assists the Operations Managers and the operational teams on the design and implementation of the Canberra-wide mowing program, including external contractor mowing, sportsground mowing, urban open space mowing and amenity weed control in urban areas.

In collaboration with on-ground teams, the Mowing Coordinator monitors performance against the mowing program goals and redeploys resources to areas where the mowing program may be challenged. This role manages the external contractors, provides advice to teams on the suitability of the mowing fleet and investigates alternative mowing equipment when machines are due for replacement. The role is also responsible for leading a continuous improvement approach to mowing efficiency including alternate practices to increase productivity in order to meet service delivery outcomes.

(7) The Canberra Wide Dryland Grass Mowing along Arterial and Connecting Roads- Canberra North (Contract Number 27781.210) outlines the following Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):

Mowing response within seven days of the request by the Territory Contract Officer;

Specified mowing height achieved 95% of sample selected;

No more than two instances of non-compliance with reporting requirements; and

No more than two spot inspections by the Territory Contract Officer resulting in non- compliances.

The Provision of Arterial Road Dryland Grass Mowing Services for Central and South Canberra (Contract Number GS001005.210) outlines the following KPIs:

Calculation

KPI

Minimum Standard

Target

Frequency

Formula

Source Data

Quality of cut

95%

100%

Each mowing pass

Percentage of mowing deliverables under 4.1 met

Onsite inspections


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