Environmental Consultancy Services 2017

Environmental Consultancy Services 2017

The Contract is for Environmental Engineering Consultancy Services to assist the Employer in the management of the River Lagan Impoundment. 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services

2017/S 187-383131

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department for Communities
Belfast Regeneration Directorate, Department for Communities, 4th Floor, Lighthouse Building, Gasworks Business Park
Belfast
BT7 2JB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurment Operations Branch
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKNInternet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.doAddress of the buyer profile: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

DfC — Lagan Impoundment Environmental Consultancy Services 2017.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

90000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Contract is for Environmental Engineering Consultancy Services to assist the Employer in the management of the River Lagan Impoundment. The services shall include for specialist technical expertise and analysis over a range of environmental issues, with particular emphasis on Water Quality assessment. Services may include: Water quality monitoring Development of water quality management strategy Optimisation of weir operations Application of the 3D Mathematical Water Quality Modelling Advice on sedimentation and dredging Procurement and supervision of hydrographical surveys Advice on biodiversity and development Assessment of environmental impacts Liaison with government and other bodies Advice on other related environmental, public health and recreational issues Preparation of reports Risk Management Attendance at meetings The quantity of work will vary depending on the nature of the issues to be addressed.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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)

90713000
90713100
71313410
71332000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Belfast.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Contract is for Environmental Engineering Consultancy Services to assist the Employer in the management of the River Lagan Impoundment. The services shall include for specialist technical expertise and analysis over a range of environmental issues, with particular emphasis on Water Quality assessment. Services may include: Water quality monitoring Development of water quality management strategy Optimisation of weir operations Application of the 3D Mathematical Water Quality Modelling Advice on sedimentation and dredging Procurement and supervision of hydrographical surveys Advice on biodiversity and development Assessment of environmental impacts Liaison with government and other bodies Advice on other related environmental, public health and recreational issues Preparation of reports Risk Management Attendance at meetings The quantity of work will vary depending on the nature of the issues to be addressed.

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

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

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:

The economic operators’ performance on this contract will be regularly monitored. If an economic operator fails to reach satisfactory levels of performance the economic operator may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance. The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the economic operator being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Contracting Authorities on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of twelve months from the date of issue of the certificate. A list of these bodies can be viewed at: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public-procurement-policy-applies.

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
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: yes
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: 01/11/2017
Local time: 15:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 30/01/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/11/2017
Local time: 15:30

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:

The Authority expressly reserves the rights: (I). not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice or to cancel the procurement at any stage;. (II). to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition;. (III). to award (a) contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the [services] covered by this notice; and. (IV). to award contract(s) in stages and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly at risk of the company participating in this procurement process. This project will be used to progress the Government’s wider social, economic and environmental objectives..

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Department of Finance, Central Procurement Directorate Procurement Operations Branch
Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.ukInternet address:https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Department of Finance, Central Procurement Directorate Procurement Operations Branch
Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.ukInternet address:https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: This procurement is governed by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and provides for economic operators who have suffered, or who risk suffering, loss, or damage, as a consequence of an alleged breach of the duty owed in accordance with Regulation 91 to start proceedings in the High Court. A standstill period will commence at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Any proceedings relating to any perceived non-compliance with the relevant law must be started within 30 days, beginning with the date when the economic operator first knew, or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen. (A court may extend the time limit to 3 months ,where the court considers that there is a good reason for doing so).

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/09/2017

 

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