Collection of Stray Dogs and Kennelling Contract – Somerset
South Somerset District Council,Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Council are undertaking the process of tendering for the provision Stray Dog Collection, transport and Kennelling Services of Stray Dogs.
United Kingdom-Yeovil: Dog kennel services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
The Council Office, Brympton Way
Contact person: Mr Brendan Downes
Telephone: +44 1935462076
NUTS code: UKK23
I.1)Name and addresses
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Collection of Stray Dogs and Kennelling Contract
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
South Somerset District Council (SSDC),Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC) and West Somerset Council (WSC) are undertaking the process of tendering for the provision Stray Dog Collection, transport and Kennelling Services of Stray Dogs from suitably qualified and experienced Suppliers.
This contract will be offered to enable the named councils to comply with their legal responsibilities to control stray dogs. As such, the Councils are seeking a contractor to: respond to communications regarding stray dogs, catch/collect the dogs, transport them appropriately and kennel them for a period of up to and including 7 days from the date of collection of each dog. After the 7-day period, the dog becomes the property of the contractor who must then consider options for re-homing.
It is anticipated that the resulting contracts will be for a five year periods (February 2019 – January 2024), with an options to extend by a further two years.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The councils are seeking a sustainable service which clearly demonstrates efficiencies and benefits for the animals, the animal owners, the council and the supplier of the service. The Councils is seeking to appoint a supplier to deliver this service in a flexible and customer focused way, taking into account any changes which may be required as the service develops over time.
While the named authorities are tendering collaboratively for this service, it should be noted that separate contracts will be awarded, according to the Contracting scenarios outlined below.
This Tender requires the Tenderer to submit pricing for the delivery of the Services against three potential Scenarios;
1. The delivery of Services to SSDC only
2. The delivery of Services to TDBC/ WSC only
3. The delivery of Services to SSDC and TDBC/WSC
The intent is to award based on the collective requirement (Scenario 3) however Tenderers must be prepared to provide Services to the individual Councils should only SSDC or TDBC/WSC Council(s) choose to proceed and award a Contract. These Scenarios do not represent separate Lots, Tendered Prices must be submitted for all three Scenarios.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Extension for further 2 years
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: