Grass Cutting Programme Blackburn

Grass Cutting Programme Blackburn

Highway Verge and Amenity Land Grass and Specialist Sites Grass Cutting Programme.

United Kingdom-Blackburn: Grounds maintenance services

2016/S 005-005360

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blackburn with Darwen
Town Hall, King William Street
For the attention of: Phil Winstanley
BB1 7DY Blackburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1254
E-mail: phil.winstanley@blackburn.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.blackburn.gov.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Blackburn with Darwen
Town Hall, King William Street
For the attention of: Phil Winstanley
BB1 7DY Blackburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1254
E-mail: phil.winstanley@blackburn.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Blackburn with Darwen
Town Hall, King William Street
For the attention of: Phil Winstanley
BB1 7DY Blackburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1254
E-mail: phil.winstanley@blackburn.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Blackburn with Darwen
Town Hall, King William Street
For the attention of: Phil Winstanley
BB1 7DY Blackburn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1254
E-mail: phil.winstanley@blackburn.gov.uk

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:

Highway Verge and Amenity Land Grass and Specialist Sites Grass Cutting Programme.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKD41

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

LOT 1 – Background Information
The Council is looking to award a Contract for the cutting of grass and some hedges across various sites and landscapes within the borough. The requirements are as detailed below, with work commencing in March to the end of October — exact dates to be agreed with the Councils Nominated Officer. Cutting outside of the above periods will not be permitted unless agreed with the Nominated Officer.
LOTS 2-6 – Background Information
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council (BwDBC) is looking to award a Contract for the Cutting of grass on the public highways / landscapes within the borough. The exact locations of grass to be cut will be agreed with the Councils Nominated Officer prior to each cut; as these may alter slightly from time to time, due to road works or other construction activity which could reduce the required meterage.
The estimated annual contract value is 75 000 GBP — 100 000 GBP.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:

LOT 1- Background Information
The Council is looking to award a Contract for the cutting of grass and some hedges across various sites and landscapes within the borough. The requirements are as detailed below, with work commencing in March to the end of October — exact dates to be agreed with the Councils Nominated Officer. Cutting outside of the above periods will not be permitted unless agreed with the Nominated Officer.
LOTS 2-6- Background Information
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council (BwDBC) is looking to award a Contract for the Cutting of grass on the public highways / landscapes within the borough. The exact locations of grass to be cut will be agreed with the Councils Nominated Officer prior to each cut; as these may alter slightly from time to time, due to road works or other construction activity which could reduce the required meterage.
The estimated annual contract value is 75 000 GBP — 100 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 and 300 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: There is an option to extend the contract for a further 12 months.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

N/A.

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

Please see tender documents.

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

N/A.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
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: Please see tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see tender documents.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 8.2.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

8.2.2016 – 12:00
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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: January 2018.

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.1.2016

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