Framework Agreement for Safe Driving with Age Scheme

Framework Agreement for Safe Driving with Age Scheme

The duration of the framework is for 2 years with an option to extend for up to a further 2 x 12 months.

United Kingdom-Durham: Education and training services

2015/S 227-413612

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
For the attention of: Kelly Stewart
DH1 5UL Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: kstew@durham.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Durham County Council and Hartlepool Borough Council Framework Agreement for Safe Driving with Age Scheme (SAGE).

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Durham and Hartlepool.

NUTS code UKC14

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Durham County Council and Hartlepool Borough Council Framework Agreement for Safe Driving with Age Scheme (SAGE). Specific contract information and duration can be found within the tender documents supplied which can be downloaded from www.nepoportal.org

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The duration of the framework is for 2 years with an option to extend for up to a further 2 x 12 months.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The contracting authority reserve the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security. Further details will be set out in the tender documents, if relevant.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Finance conditions and payment arrangements will be made in accordance with the contract documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The contracting authority reserve the right to require groupings of service providers to take a particular legal form or to require a single provider to take primary liability or to require each party to undertake joint and several liability. If relevant further details will be set out in the tender documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The Council has undertaken a commitment to ensure wider socialand
community benefits are achieved in the course of all it’s commissioning and procurement activities.
Inaccordance with this, Bidders may be required to work with the Council towards achieving such aims.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with article 57
of Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set in the tender
documents available from the NEPO portal as detailed in section V1.3.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if
the requirements are met: In accordance with article 58
of Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulation 58 of the Public
Contracts Regulations 2015 and as per the tender
documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per the tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with article 58 of Directive 2014/24/EU
and Regulation 58 of the Public ContractsRegulations
2015 and as per the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
1. Public Liability 5 000 000 GBP; 2. Employers Liability
10 000000 GBP; and Motor vehicle Insurance. Bidders
must successfully pass Parts B-E including Section F
Essential Criteria (in line with the evaluation criteria set
out in the Tender documents) to have their responses to
the Technical
Questions in Part G of the Tender evaluated.
Parts A-F include grounds for exclusion; Insurance;
health and safety, equality and diversity and essential
criteria.
The maximum number of bidders to be awarded a place on the framework is five (5)who achieve the highest weighted tender score will
be awarded a position on the Framework ranked in
order of their scores achieved at tender stage.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Quality. Weighting 90

2. Price. Weighting 10

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

A4FK-C8J7UE

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.12.2015 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21.12.2015 – 12:30
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

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Please note this Tender is being advertised on Durham County Council’s E-tendering system. Organisations can

register electronically for the documents via http://www.nepoportal.org/. Then access the supplier’s area,

select Durham and input A4FK-C8J7UE.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting Authority will incorporate a standstillperiod at the point information of the award of the Contract
is communicated to bidders. That notification willprovide full information on the award decision. The standstill
period which will be for a minimum of 10 calendardays, provides time for the unsuccessful bidders to challenge
the award decision before the contract is enteredinto. The Public Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No. 5) (as EN
Standard form 02 — Contract notice 12/16 amended)provide the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at
EN Standard form 02 — Contract notice 12 / 21
risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action inthe High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20.11.2015

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