Kent County Council Waste Treatment Contract

Kent County Council Waste Treatment Contract

The Council proposes to procure a contract to provide waste treatment processing capability for Local Authority Collected Municipal Waste.

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Refuse disposal and treatment

2015/S 184-334360

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Ola Yerokun
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000417753
E-mail: procurement.tw@kent.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

Electronic access to information: www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Ola Yerokun
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000417753
E-mail: procurement.tw@kent.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Ola Yerokun
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000417753
E-mail: procurement.tw@kent.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Ola Yerokun
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000417753
E-mail: procurement.tw@kent.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:

SS1470 — Waste Treatment and or Final Disposal.

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

Services
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services

NUTS code UKJ42

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)

The Council proposes to procure a contract to provide waste treatment processing capability for Local Authority Collected Municipal Waste (LACMW). This is Residual Waste which is unable to be sent to the Energy from Waste (EfW) Plant or diverted from it, via Household Waste Recycling Facilities, Transfer Stations and on occasions from Waste Collection Authorities. The Council is seeking a solution to reduce its waste disposal costs by engaging a Service Provider(s) with the potential to offer a waste treatment and/or final disposal service and is not limited to using landfill as a means of disposal. Disposal should be via the most cost effective method in the first instance on a cascading scale, with use of landfill being absolutely minimised with the status of being the disposal option of ‘last resort’.
The overall estimated volume for this contract is potentially up to 100 000 tonnes per annum. This is split into: Core Waste — 50 000 tonnes per annum; and Additional Waste — up to 50 000 tonnes per annum.
The contract is split into ‘operational lots’ based on regional requirements –
Lot 1 — West Kent (Core Waste — 12 500 tonnes per annum, Additional Waste — up to 12 500 tonnes per annum);
Lot 2 — Mid Kent (Core Waste — 10 500 tonnes per annum, Additional Waste — up to 10 500 tonnes per annum); and
Lot 3 — East Kent (Core Waste — 27 000 tonnes per annum, Additional Waste — up to 27 000 tonnes per annum);
Tenderers can bid for one or all Lots as well as any combination of Lots.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90510000, 90530000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:

The overall estimated volume for this contract is potentially up to 100 000 tonnes per annum. This is split into: Core Waste — 50 000 tonnes per annum; and Additional Waste — up to 50 000 tonnes per annum.
The contract is split into ‘operational lots’ based on regional requirements — Lot 1 — West Kent (Core Waste — 12,500 tonnes per annum, Additional Waste — up to 12 500 tonnes per annum);
Lot 2 — Mid Kent (Core Waste — 10 500 tonnes per annum, Additional Waste — up to 10 500 tonnes per annum); and
Lot 3 — East Kent (Core Waste — 27 000 tonnes per annum, Additional Waste — up to 27 000 tonnes per annum); Tenderers can bid for one or all Lots as well as any combination of Lots.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 66 000 000 GBP

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: 1
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: 84 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1 — West Kent

1)Short description

Treatment and or disposal of waste generated in West Kent and from the following Authority Collection Points:Household Waste Recycling Centres1) Dartford2) Swanley3) Pepperhill4) Dunbrik 5) North Farm Transfer Station1) Dunbrik2) North Farm3) PepperhillWaste Collection Authority1) Dartford 2) Gravesham 3) Sevenoaks4) Tonbridge & Malling5) Tunbridge Wells.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90510000, 90530000

3)Quantity or scope

Core Waste -12 500 tonnes per annum
Additional Waste — up to 12 500 tonnes per annum.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 4.4.2016. Completion 3.4.2023
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2 — Mid Kent

1)Short description

Treatment and or disposal of waste generated in Mid Kent and from the following Authority Collection Points:Household Waste Recycling Centre1) Tovil2) Church Marshes3) Ashford4) Sheerness5) FavershamTransfer Station1) Church Marshes2) AshfordWaste Collection Authority1)Maidstone2) Ashford3) Swale Councils4) Shepway**Due to the geographical nature of the lot allocation and site location, provision is made for Shepway to tip some of their waste into Ashford Transfer Station.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90510000, 90530000

3)Quantity or scope

Core Waste -10 500 tonnes per annum
Additional Waste — up to 10 500 tonnes per annum.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 4.4.2016. Completion 3.4.2023
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot 3 — East Kent

1)Short description

Treatment and or disposal of waste generated in East Kent and from the following Authority Collection Points:Household Waste Recycling Centre1) Herne Bay2) Canterbury3) Shorncliffe4) Dover5) Richborough6) Margate7) New Romney8) DealTransfer Station1) Dover2) East KentWaste Collection Authority1) Canterbury2) Shepway*3) Thanet4) Dover*Due to the geographical nature of the lot allocation and site location, provision is made for Shepway to tip some of their waste into Ashford Transfer Station.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90510000, 90530000

3)Quantity or scope

Core Waste -27 000 tonnes per annum
Additional Waste — up to 27 000 tonnes per annum.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 4.4.2016. Completion 3.4.2023
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Authority requires either a Parent Company Guarantee or Performance Bond. In addition, there are insurance requirements and other financial liability guarantees may be required by the Authority, if considered appropriate. In this case the required documents will need to be executed and returned by the successful Tenderer along with the executed contract. Please refer to the Tender Documents for further details.

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

As detailed in the Tender Documents.

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

The Candidates are intended to cover any economic operator as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and could be a registered company; charitable organisation; Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE); Special Purpose Vehicle; or other form of entity.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the Tender Documents.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As Detailed in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

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:

SS1470
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

19.10.2015 – 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: 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
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:

18.9.2015

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