Cornwall explores tech revamp of council chamber

Written by Sam Trendall on 12 May 2022 in News
News

Local authority publishes RFI seeking information on possible implementation of a range of tech systems

Credit: Lewis Clarke/CC BY-SA 2.0

Cornwall Council is exploring a technological revamp of its council chambers, including the possible implementation of systems for electronic voting and remote contributions to proceedings.

The local authority has published a request for information seeking responses from potential suppliers of the necessary technology.


Related content


“Cornwall Council is conducting a soft market assessment to gain an understanding of the technical solutions available to support a full audio visual and electronic voting solution including remote participation and broadcast for the Council Chamber at New County Hall, Truro, Cornwall,” the RFI notice said. “We would also like to look into the possibility of a second phase implementation for our committee room spaces in three key locations.”

The authority said that, once it had gathered responses, it would use them to develop a business proposal”. 

“Any such proposal would be subject to the development and approval of a business case, and, as such, this exercise implies no commercial commitment,” it added “Participation of this soft market assessment will not prejudice suppliers participating in any future procurement.”

Suppliers interested in submitting a response have until 31 May to do so.

 

About the author

Sam Trendall is editor of PublicTechnology. He can be reached on sam.trendall@dodsgroup.com.

Share this page

Tags

Categories

CONTRIBUTIONS FROM READERS

Please login to post a comment or register for a free account.

Related Articles

‘Like changing an aeroplane engine in flight’ – Met Office boss on delivering a new supercomputer
20 December 2022

Penelope Endersby looks back on a year of difficult decisions and extreme weather

Companies House recruits for digital and data leadership duo
19 January 2023

Senior positions offer potential six-figure salaries

Department for Transport seeks leader for digital twin work
17 January 2023

Role sits within department’s advanced analytics unit

‘Better, smaller and fairer’ – Cabinet Office taps £50k consultancy to ‘turbocharge’ transformation
12 January 2023

Reform programme is intended to deliver a ‘slimmed-down, high-performing department’ by 2025