Liverpool City Council Street Scene

Liverpool City Council Street Scene

Lot 1. Highways including Highways Design and Street Lighting. Lot 2. Street Cleansing.

UK-Liverpool: construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads

2012/S 157-262469

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Liverpool City Council
Finance & Resources (Procurement), 4th floor Venture Place, Sir Thomas Street
For the attention of: Mr Steve Boyd
L1 6BW Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: steve.boyd@liverpool.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.liverpool.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:
Liverpool City Council Street Scene.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
NUTS code UKD52
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. Highways including Highways Design and Street Lighting.
Lot 2. Street Cleansing.
These will be offered as “lots” with staged starts and a co-terminus end date.
Please note TUPE may apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233000, 45233130, 45233139, 45233210, 45233229, 50230000, 50232100, 71311210, 71311220, 77300000, 77314000, 90500000, 90610000, 90620000, 90630000, 90640000, 90690000, 90700000, 90710000, 90914000, 79600000, 79633000, 80511000

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 approximate value of the lots will be as follows;
Lot 1 – Between £135m and £170m Highways Services which includes a potential £25m income-generated supplement.
Lot 2 – Between £55m and £70m Street Cleansing.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 190 000 000 and 240 000 000 GBP
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: 108 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Highways Services

1)Short description
Liverpool City Council is seeking to procure highways and street lighting services, including the following: Highway maintenance, highway inspections, highway enforcement, street lighting maintenance, gully cleansing, winter maintenance, linear drainage (e.g. ACO drains), management of activity on the highway network (e.g. vehicle crossing applications), construction of highway improvement schemes (including planned maintenance), bridges / structural maintenance, highway professional services.
The highways services element of the contract will have a staggered start, with the design, bridge / structural maintenance, and highway professional services elements being effective from October 2013.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233000, 45233130, 45233139, 45233210, 45233229, 50230000, 50232100, 71311210, 71311220, 90620000, 90630000, 79600000, 79633000, 80511000

3)Quantity or scope
This Lot will have a staggered start date with the Highways & Street Lighting maintenance element being effective from July 2013, and the remainder being effective from October 2013.
The scope and timing of requirements will be the following;
From July 2013:
Highway maintenance.
Highway inspections.
Highway enforcement.
Street lighting maintenance.
Ad-hoc maintenance of lighting in parks.
Gully cleansing.
Winter maintenance.
Management of activity on the highway network (e.g. vehicle crossing applications).
Construction of highway improvement schemes (including planned maintenance).
From October 2013:
Bridges / structural maintenance.
Highway professional services.
Excluding VAT.
Range between 135 000 000 and 170 000 000GBP.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 108 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Please note TUPE may apply to this contract.
There is no guaranteed minimum value for this contract.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Street Cleansing
1)Short description
Liverpool City Council is seeking to procure street cleansing services. The works consist of street cleansing and associated tasks including street sweeping, litter bin emptying, removal of fly tipping, education and enforcement within highway areas within the city, such as town centres, shopping parades, school frontages, street sections, highway verges, isolated highways, council owned vacant land, a section of the M62 motorway, and any other land identified by the council. The contractor shall remove all litter and other specified materials from every location specified, irrespective of size or type of materials and irrespective of how the material arrived at the location.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90610000, 90620000, 90630000, 90640000, 90690000, 90700000, 90710000, 90914000, 79600000, 79633000, 80511000

3)Quantity or scope
Provision of cleansing and environmental maintenance services to all adopted highway areas and council owned land open to the public including streets, footpaths and open spaces, and any other land identified by the council. Comprising of litter picking, manual and mechanical sweeping, street washing, foreshore cleansing, removal of fly tipping and dead animals, emptying of litter bins, washing of street name plates and graffiti removal, delivery and emptying of skips provided to local community groups.
This excludes public parks and leisure spaces.
Excluding VAT.
Range between 55 000 000 and 70 000 000 GBP.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 108 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
TUPE may apply to this contract.
There is no guaranteed minimum value for this contract.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As per PQQ.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As per PQQ.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and Several Liability.
III.1.4)Other particular 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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
As per PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
As per PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per PQQ.
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
competitive dialogue
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 per PQQ.
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 yes
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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

1. Quality. Weighting 60

2. Price. Weighting 40

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:
NWCE-8WPNH3
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
17.9.2012 – 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
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Tenders to be opened by a representative from Legal Services.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 9 years
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 that TUPE may apply to this procurement process.
Bidders are put on notice that where a bidder who has submitted a combined bid for both lots transparently represents the Most Economically Advantageous Tender overall to the Authority in respect of both lots, then the Authority reserves the right to award both lots to that bidder notwithstanding that any one bidder may have submitted an individual bid which represents the Most Economically Advantageous Tender to the Authority in respect of an individual lot.
The dates given in section IV.3.4 and IV.3.5 are indicative only and the Contracting Authority reserves the right to vary those dates if necessary.
Contract may contain break and extension clauses.
The Mayor has pledged to make Liverpool a cleaner, greener city; to create jobs; and to encourage investment within the city. The new Highways and Street Cleansing (streetscene) contracts will directly support the cleaner, greener city agenda and the service specifications will include environmental requirements. Under this procurement, the contractor(s) is also required to participate actively in the economic and social regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the procurement and community served by the contracting authority. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The streetscene contracts also provide opportunity to secure investment in the city’s highways and street cleansing infrastructure, improving the efficiency of the service and its outcomes. By encouraging investment in our people and environment, this will in turn encourage wider investment in the City.
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 appeals process will follow the EU Remedies Directives.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.8.2012

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