Approved Inspector Services for North Yorkshire County Council

Approved Inspector Services for North Yorkshire County Council

The Council is seeking to award a Framework Contract to a Single Prime Provider as a result of this tender for Approved Inspector Services to undertake the statutory function of ‘Building Control’ to ensure that compliance is achieved across the Property Portfolio.

United Kingdom-Northallerton: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2014/S 236-415291

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Martin Simpson
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609533150
E-mail: cpc@northyorks.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://yortender.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Please see YORtender
Internet address: https://www.yortender.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Please see YORtender
Internet address: https://www.yortender.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Please see YORtender
Internet address: https://www.yortender.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Approved Inspector Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services

NUTS code UKE22

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 160 000 and 190 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Council is seeking to award a Framework Contract to a Single Prime Provider as a result of this tender for Approved Inspector Services to undertake the statutory function of ‘Building Control’ to ensure that compliance is achieved across the Property Portfolio.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71250000, 71315400, 71630000, 71631300, 71242000, 71210000, 71240000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 160 000 and 190 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgement which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Refer to PQQ documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to PQQ documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to PQQ documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
Refer to PQQ documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to PQQ documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: All Approved Inspectors undertaking work on behalf of the Council must be fully qualified to undertake work described in the PQQ and shall be approved by the Construction Industry Council Approved Inspectors Register (CICAIR) and any relevant institutions and governing bodies.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Refer to PQQ documentation.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

9QMK-CE78KK

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.1.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

17.2.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

To access the tender documents you must register your organisation details on the YORtender system on the following the linkhttps://www.yortender.co.uk/ by creating a user-name, password and Company profile.

To view details of this contract, click on the Current Opportunities icon, the Opportunity should be displayed on the page; alternatively use the Opportunity Search icon to find the opportunity. In the search criteria set:
— Organisation to: North Yorkshire County Council.
— Use the ‘Contains’ search to search by key word or the contract ID: 9QMK-CE78KK.
— Click search and the details of this contract should be displayed.
Once you locate the tender you will need to express your interest in this tender by clicking the Register tab which will then allow you to download any documentation required, complete and re-attach the documents to the system. This should be done in advance of the deadline date. If you require further information, guidance or support using YORtender please visit the website link https://www.yortender.co.uk which contains an overview of the system as well as detailed guidance for registering and participating in procurement projects. If you have specific system issues please contact the YORtender Help-desk; tel.: +44 8445434580 or e-mail:yorkshiresupport@due-north.com

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

North Yorkshire County Council
Legal Service, County Hall
DL7 8AD Northellerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8458727374
Internet address: www.northyorks.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

North Yorkshire County Council
Legal Service, County Hall
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8458727374

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: North Yorkshire County Council shall in accordance with the Public Contracts (amendment) Regulations 2009, incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period commencing at the point that information on the intention to award the contract is sent to tenderers.
The Council shall, as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform the tenderers and candidates of its decision, and shall do so by notice in writing by the most rapid means of communication practicable. The information will include;
a) the criteria for the award of the contract;
b) the reasons for the decision;
c) the name of the economic operator to be awarded;
d) a precise statement when the standstill period is expected to end.
Should additional information be required, please contact the person cited in paragraph I.1 of this form. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
Any such action must be started within 30 days beginning with the date when the aggrieved party first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. Following the 10 day standstill period, if no further debriefing has been requested, the court may only award damages once the contract has been entered into.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

North Yorkshire County Council
Legal Services, County Hall
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

3.12.2014

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