Operation of a Composting Facility Sunderland

Operation of a Composting Facility Sunderland

The Provision and Operation of a Composting Facility and Associated Services.

United Kingdom-Gateshead: Composting services

2016/S 110-196479

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Borough Council of Gateshead
Gateshead Council, Legal and Corporate Services, Corporate Procurement, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Regent Street
For the attention of: Shaun Naylor
NE8 1HH Gateshead
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01914335986
E-mail: shaunnaylor@gateshead.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: http://www.nepo.org/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.nepo.org/

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Environment
Economic and financial affairs
Housing and community amenities
Social protection
Recreation, culture and religion
Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Sunderland City Council
Sunderland Civic Centre, Burdon Road
SR2 7DN Sunderland
United Kingdom

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

The Provision and Operation of a Composting Facility and Associated Services.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Sunderland.

NUTS code UKC23

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)

Gateshead Council, as lead Authority for the South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership (STWWMP), is tendering this Contract on behalf of Sunderland City Council (the Authority), which is a member of the STWWMP. The contract is for the Provision and Operation of a Composting Facility to receive and process collected Green Waste.
The requirements of the service under this Contract are:
— The provision of a Composting Facility to receive and compost Green Waste;
— Dependant on the location of the Composting Facility a suitable supporting Delivery Point/s should be considered from which the Contractor will transfer the delivered material to the appropriate processing Facility;
— The transfer of the composted materials to suitable merchants or end users;
— The provision of a complete record of all materials delivered, the interim merchants/outlets and the ultimate destination of each material.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77120000, 90500000

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: 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:

This Contract is on behalf of Sunderland City Council (the Authority), which is a member of the South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership (STWWMP), and is for the Provision and Operation of a Composting Facility to receive and process collected Green Waste for an initial period of 31 months commencing 1.9.2016 with the option to extend for 3 x 12 month periods.
The Borough Council of Gateshead shall enter into back to back contractual arrangements with Sunderland City Council to pass down the relevant provisions of this Contract/Tender. The Contract shall be implemented by the Borough Council of Gateshead as Lead Authority for itself and Sunderland City Council.
Please therefore note that the mention of ‘Facility’, ‘location’ or any other similar reference should be read as either singular or plural as the context shall admit or require. If there is any confusion on this issue please seek clarification in-line with the relevant instructions.
The requirements of the service under this Contract are:
— The provision of a Composting Facility to receive and compost Green Waste;
— Dependant on the location of the Composting Facility a suitable supporting Delivery Point/s should be considered from which the Contractor will transfer the delivered material to the appropriate processing Facility;
— The transfer of the composted materials to suitable merchants or end users;
— The provision of a complete record of all materials delivered, the interim merchants/outlets and the ultimate destination of each material.
The service shall be provided for the acceptance and treatment of Green Waste derived from the Services across the Authority’s area (further information is contained within Annex 1). The compostable Green Waste will be delivered by the respective Authority or their agents using conventional open tipping vehicles, Refuse Collection Vehicles (non-compaction, conventional and split-bodied compaction), and through the use of non-compaction hook lift containers up to 40 cubic metres.
It is envisaged that there will be no Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE) transfers in relation to this Contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: After the initial contract period there is an option to extend for a further 3 x 12 month periods (for the avoidance of doubt an option taken up may be for a period less than 12 months and thereafter the contract shall terminate).
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 31 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

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

Duration in months: 31 (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:

As detailed within the Tender documents.

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

As detailed within 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:

As detailed within the Tender documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed within 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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed within the Tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed within the Tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed within the Tender documents.
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
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:

DN166272

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: 15.7.2016
Payable documents: no

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

15.7.2016 – 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

Date: 15.7.2016

Place:

Gateshead Civic Centre.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Representatives from the Borough Council of Gateshead, Corporate Services and Governance.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 67 months.

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:

7.6.2016

 

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