Contract for the Services Relating to Stray Dogs
Durham County Council is seeking to appoint a supplier to provide a service for the kennelling and re-homing of stray dogs.
United Kingdom-Durham: Dog kennel services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
For the attention of: Karen Ellison
DH1 5UL Durham
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.durham.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: County Durham.
NUTS code UKC14
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 800 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 1
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: The Council has undertaken a commitment to ensure wider social and community benefits are achieved in the course of all its commissioning and procurement activities. In accordance with this, Bidders may be required to work with the Council towards achieving such aims. III.2).
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
1. Public Liability 5 000 000 GBP;
2. Employers Liability 10 000 GBP; Motor Vehicle (where applicable) Insurance 5 000 000 GBP.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: in accordance with articles 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set in the tender documents available from the NEPO portal as detailed in section V1.3.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Essential criteria as outlined in the Tender documents.
Bidders must successfully pass Parts A-E and Part F — Essential Criteria to be considered for the contract.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 5.3.2015 – 10:00
County Hall Durham.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Professional Officers of the Council.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Please note this tender opportunity is being advertised on Durham County Councils E-tendering system Organisations can register electronically for the documents via www.nepoportal.org Then access the suppliers area and select Durham. Input reference 9SZJ-540P19. the contract is for two years with an option to extend for a further 2 years.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: