Disabled Facility Grant Services
Administration of Disabled Facility Grants.
UK-Welwyn Garden City: Housing services
Section I: Contracting authority
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Andrew Harper
AL8 6AE Welwyn Garden City
Telephone: +44 7771903964
General address of the contracting authority: www.welhat.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
NUTS code UKH23
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 GBP
The key objective will be to provide an advice service which ensures people have information about their housing options and where the choice is made to enable older people, people with disabilities (including children) and those on low incomes to remain living in their homes safely, securely and independently. Support provided will be delivered to people in their own home, regardless of tenure type (other than our own properties, which will be provided directly via the Councils contractors).
The services to be provided would include:
– Information, advice and guidance, including administration of grant applications, test of resources and income management advice/benefit checks,
– Advice about housing options and other support/housing schemes plus sign posting as appropriate to schemes such as equity release,
– OT assessments,
– Scheme design and project management,
– Decent Homes assessment and appropriate signposting.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 GBP
Number of possible renewals: 1
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the tender documents.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr
Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
As detailed in the tender documents
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As detailed in the application form
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
The Pre-Qualification Process
This tender is a 2 stage process and you will only be invited to tender if you have successfully passed through the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) stage. If you wish to be considered as a tenderer you must complete and submit a completed PQQ via Tenderbox by 12.00hrs on 22.2.2013 PQQs cannot be uploaded after the closing date/time. Any supporting documents should be cross-referenced to the relevant question. If the Council requires further information concerning your application form your Organisation will be contacted.
Step 1: Registering with Supply Hertfordshire
To participate in this tender you will need to go into http://supplyhertfordshire.g2b.info/hpf/ and register, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. (If you have already registered with Delta-ets or Supply Hertfordshire, please follow the link above where you can log on using your existing username and password. If you have registered and have forgotten your Username and Password, please click on the forgotten password link below the log in box.) Please keep this username and password secure, and do not pass it to any third parties.
Step 2: Completing your PQQ
To complete the PQQ for this Tender you will need to go into the Tenderbox area and enter the Tender Access Code35EDX7ZYBS.You will then need to download the relevant PQQ and complete. Please complete the information as fully as possible.
Step 3: Uploading Your Completed PQQ
Once you have completed your PQQ for this Tender exercise you must then ‘upload’ your completed response in to the Tenderbox (Tender Access Code 35EDX7ZYBS)
Please make sure you have submitted your completed PQQ to the correct Tender Access Code, the Council will not be held accountable for any errors made by a tenderer in submitting your completed PQQ.
Please note you will have to satisfactorily, pass through this pre-qualification stage to be invited to Tender via e-mail.
If you are experiencing problems, please contact the Delta helpdesk via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 8452707050 Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm for further assistance.
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GO Reference: GO-2013117-PRO-4521823
Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.1.2013