Household Support Service for Goods in Nottingham

Household Support Service for Goods in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council are seeking to establish a service which will source, supply and deliver essential household items to citizens of Nottingham deemed eligible for ‘Household Support’ by Nottingham City Council.

UK-Nottingham: Supporting services for the government

2013/S 016-023207

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Nottingham City Council
Loxley House, Station Street
For the attention of: Julie Herrod
NG2 3NG Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1158763563
E-mail: julie.herrod@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://nottinghamcity.selfservice.alito.co.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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Household Support Service for Goods
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: Nottingham.
NUTS code UKF14
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 800 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Nottingham City Council are seeking to establish a service which will source, supply and deliver essential household items to citizens of Nottingham deemed eligible for ‘Household Support’ by Nottingham City Council. Nottingham City Council will conduct the assessment as to who is to be eligible for support and the precise detail as to what ‘Household Support’ items are required. The service will ensure that required items are available at the point of need to facilitate rapid resettlement and/or prevent extreme hardship. The service will form part of the City Council’s ‘Emergency Hardship Fund’ response. The Emergency Hardship Fund is the Local Authority led replacement for the Discretionary Social Fund – Crisis Loan and Community Care Grant elements -previously administered through the Department of Work and Pensions. The City Council will be responsible for setting the eligibility criteria and assessing eligibility for the scheme based on these criteria. The specific element of the Emergency Hardship Fund to be delivered by this service is the provision of ‘Household Support’: essential household items required to help eligible citizens establish a home or relieve extreme hardship.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75130000

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (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:
Please check the attached ITT tender document.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Please check the attached ITT tender document.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Please check the attached ITT tender document.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please refer to the attached terms and conditions.
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: N/A.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please check the attached ITT tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please check the attached ITT tender document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please check the attached ITT tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please check the attached ITT tender document.
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:
CPU 1068.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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: 27.2.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
27.2.2013 – 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
until: 27.2.2013
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 27.2.2013 – 12:00
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: 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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Nottingham City Council
Legal Counsel, Loxley House, Station Street
NG2 3NG Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: julie.herrod@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1158763563
Internet address: www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Nottingham City Council
Legal Counsel, Loxley House, Station Street
NG2 3NG Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: julie.herrod@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1158763563
Internet address: www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Please refer to the attached model terms and conditions.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Nottingham City Council
Legal Counsel, Loxley House, Station Street
NG2 3NG Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: julie.herrod@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1158763563
Internet address: www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.1.2013

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