Luton Borough Council Aboricultural Services Framework Agreement

Luton Borough Council Aboricultural Services Framework Agreement

Multiple Lots. Tree Maintenance – Lot No: 1.

United Kingdom-Luton: Tree pruning and hedge trimming

2018/S 159-364744

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Luton Borough Council
Town Hall, George Street
Luton
LU1 2BQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Henrietta Jacobs
Telephone: +44 1582548064
E-mail: henrietta.jacobs@luton.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH21

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.luton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.luton.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Aboricultural Services

Reference number: DN345912

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77340000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Luton Borough Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified contractors to enter into a Framework Agreement for the provision of various Arboriculture services. The opportunity is divided into 5 lots. Any tenderer who submits a tender for lot 5 cannot submit a tender for any other lots, likewise any tenderer who submits a tender for any or all of lots 1 to 4, cannot submits a tender for lot 5. Lot 5 is a stand alone lot than cannot be awarded with any other lot.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 4
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The opportunity is divided into 5 lots. Any tenderer who submits a tender for lot 5 cannot submit a tender for any other lots, likewise any tenderer who submits a tender for any or all of lots 1 to 4, cannot submits a tender for lot 5. Lot 5 is a stand alone lot than cannot be awarded with any other lot.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Tree Maintenance

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

03452000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH21

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tree Maintenance

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement will be for an initial period of 3 years (36 month), with an option to extend for an additional 1 year (12 months), at the Council’s discretion subject to performance.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Tenderers who submit a bid for lot 1 or multiple lots of lots 1 to 4 cannot submit a bid for lot 5.

Lot 1 will have up to 4 providers.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Hedge Maintenance – Large Hedges

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77340000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH21

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Hedge maintenance – Large hedges.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement will be for an initial period of 3 years (36 month), with an option to extend for an additional 1 year (12 months), at the Council’s discretion subject to performance.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Tenderers who submit a bid for lot 2 or multiple lots of lots 1 to 4 cannot submit a bid for lot 5.

Lot 2 will have up to 4 providers.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Specialist Arboriculture Works

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77342000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH21

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist arboriculture works.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement will be for an initial period of 3 years (36 month), with an option to extend for an additional 1 year (12 months), at the Council’s discretion subject to performance.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Tenderers who submit a bid for lot 3 or multiple lots of lots 1 to 4 cannot submit a bid for lot 5.

Lot 3 will be a 1 provider lot. In other words lot 3 will be no more than 1 provider (Single provider lot)

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Nature Conservation Work

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

92533000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH21

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Nature conservation work.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement will be for an initial period of 3 years (36 month), with an option to extend for an additional 1 year (12 months), at the Council’s discretion subject to performance.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Tenderers who submit a bid for lot 4 or multiple lots of lots 1 to 4 cannot submit a bid for lot 5.

Lot 4 will have a maximum of 4 providers.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Tree Inspection and Arboriculture Consultancy

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

03400000
77342000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH21

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tree inspection and arboriculture consultancy.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement will be for an initial period of 3 years (36 month), with an option to extend for an additional 1 year (12 months), at the Council’s discretion subject to performance.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Tenderers who submit a bid for lot 5 cannot submit a bid for any other lots i.e 1 to 4. Submission for lot 5 must be on its on.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 14
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 21/09/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/09/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Luton Borough Council

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

On the tender submission deadline, a member of the procurement/commercial services team will have to break the seal prior to tenders been given to evaluators for evaluation.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court
The Royal Court Of Justice
The Strand London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207946000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/08/2018

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