Local Assistance Fund Grant Administration Yorkshire

Local Assistance Fund Grant Administration Yorkshire

North Yorkshire County Council (the Council) require a contractor to develop and administer on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council its local assistance fund for vulnerable residents of North Yorkshire.

United Kingdom-Northallerton: Other community, social and personal services

2015/S 072-127700

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Yorkshire County Council
NYCC/Courtyard Annex, Racecourse Lane
For the attention of: Mrs Sandy Campbell
DL7 8QZ Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609533457
E-mail: sandy.campbell@northyorks.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: www.yortender.co.uk

Electronic access to information: www.yortender.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.yortender.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Please submit via YORtender
Please submit via YORtender
DL7 8AD Please submit via YORtender
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: nyps@northyorks.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Please submit via YORtender
Please submit via YORtender
DL7 8AD Please submit via YORtender
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: nyps@northyorks.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Please submit via YORtender
Please submit via YORtender
DL7 8AD Please submit via YORtender
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: nyps@northyorks.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:

Local Assistance Fund Grant Administration.

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 UKE22

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)

North Yorkshire County Council (the Council) require a contractor to develop and administer on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council its local assistance fund for vulnerable residents of North Yorkshire from 1.10.2015. The Local Assistance Fund will not replicate the previous DWP provision (which ran until April 2013) and will not provide loans, but awards of goods or awards in kind.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98000000

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 18 (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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See 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

Open

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

Envisaged number of operators: 0

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:

9TPD-9SHION
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: 11.5.2015 – 09:00
Payable documents: no

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

11.5.2015 – 09:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

8.4.2015

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 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

To access the tender documents you must register your organisation details on the YORtender system on the following the linkhttps://www.yortender.co.uk/ by creating a username, password and Company profile. To view details of this contract, click on the Current Opportunities icon, the Opportunity should be displayed on the page; alternatively use the Opportunity Search icon to find the opportunity. In the search criteria set:

— Organisation to: North Yorkshire County Council,
— Use the ‘Contains’ search to search by key word or the contract ID: 9TPD-9SHION,
— Click search and the details of this contract should be displayed.
Once you locate the tender you will need to express your interest in this tender by clicking the Register tab which will then allow you to download any documentation required, complete and re-attach the documents to the system. This should be done in advance of the deadline date. If you require further information, guidance or support using YORtender please visit the website link https://www.yortender.co.uk, which contains an overview of the system as well as detailed guidance for registering and participating in procurement projects. If you have specific system issues please contact the YORtender Helpdesk; tel: +44 8445434580 or email:yorkshiresupport@due-north.com

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: North Yorkshire County Council shall in accordance with the Public Contracts (amendment) Regulations 2009, incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period commencing at the point that information on the intention to award the contract is sent to tenderers. The Council shall, as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform the tenderers and candidates of its decision, and shall do so by notice in writing by the most rapid means of communication practicable. The information will include:
a) the criteria for the award of the contract;
b) the reasons for the decision;
c) the name of the economic operator to be awarded;
d) a precise statement when the standstill period is expected to end.
Should additional information be required, please contact the person cited in paragraph I.1 of this form. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be started within 30 days beginning with the date when the aggrieved party first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. Following the 10 day standstill period, if no further debriefing has been requested, the court may only award damages once the contract has been entered into.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
DL7 8AD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

9.4.2015

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