Contract for the Printing of the Durham County News

Contract for the Printing of the Durham County News

Durham County Council is seeking to appoint a single Provider to print the Council’s Durham County News Magazine four times a year (Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter).

United Kingdom-Durham: Printing services

2018/S 017-035064

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall, Durham
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Denise Corrigan
E-mail: denise.corrigan@durham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC14
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.durham.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.nepo.org

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.nepoportal.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Contract for the Printing of the Durham County News and Other Publications

Reference number: DN329342

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79810000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This contract is for the Printing of the Durham County News and other Publications.

Durham County Council (“the Council”) is seeking to appoint a single Provider to print the Council’s Durham County News (DCN) Magazine (“the Magazine”) four times a year (Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter).

The Council may also have a requirement to print a Guide to Services and an Essential Guide to Summer Fun (together “the Publications”). Both Guides are currently subject to Council review, however, the Guide to Services would be required to be printed in the New Year and the Council’s Essential Guide to Summer Fun would be printed in July.

The Council’s Magazine and 2 Publications (if required) are to be printed in order to be distributed door to door to approximately 241 500 homes in County Durham, but this figure may be subject to future fluctuation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

22120000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC14
Main site or place of performance:

To 241 500 households within the County of Durham but may be subject to fluctuation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for the Printing of the Durham County News and other Publications.

Durham County Council (“the Council”) is seeking to appoint a single Provider to print the Council’s Durham County News (DCN) Magazine (“the Magazine”) four times a year (Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter).

The Council may also have a requirement to print a Guide to Services and an Essential Guide to Summer Fun (together “the Publications”). Both Guides are currently subject to Council review, however, the Guide to Services would be required to be printed in the New Year and the Council’s Essential Guide to Summer Fun would be printed in July.

The Council’s Magazine and 2 Publications (if required) are to be printed in order to be distributed door to door to approximately 241 500 homes in County Durham, but this figure may be subject to future fluctuation.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial period of 24 months with a further 24 months extension.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluation if the requirements are met:

In accordance with Article 57 of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulations 57 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and as set out in the ITT Documents available from the NEPO portal as detailed in V1.3.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 22/02/2018
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/02/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

By Officers within the County Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Durham County Council
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Durham County Council, Durham, DH1 5UL.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23/01/2018

 

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