Provide Building Control Service to Rutland County Council
Rutland County Council are seeking a Building Control Service provider to fulfil its statutory obligations in respect of building control.
United Kingdom-Oakham: Technical building-inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Andrew Edwards
NUTS code: UKF22
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Building Control Service to Rutland County Council.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Statutory building control services for Rutland County Council, a small unitary authority in the East Midlands.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
The County of Rutland, from an office base in Council premises in Oakham.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Rutland County Council are seeking a Building Control Service provider to fulfil its statutory obligations in respect of building control, including evaluation, inspection and approval of design and construction works. Office space and administrative support will be provided in Council premises and the services must also be available as required outside office hours, including weekends and Bank Holidays. The service must be provided by suitably qualified, skilled and experienced persons. The service provider must be able to commence services from 1.4.2018. The contract will be for an initial term of 3 years with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years subject to performance.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The Council is tendering these services with the aim of obtaining the most cost effective way of fulfilling its statutory obligations.
Alternatives such as partnering with another Council or delegating responsibility to another Council are also being explored.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Interested parties must satisfy the minimum requirements stated in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Performance must be satisfactory to the Council and compliant with statutory obligations. The services must be provided as specified and this includes 24/7, year round availability to deal with emergencies.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Rutland County Council — Tenders will be opened in compliance with prevailing Regulation and the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules.
As required under the Rutland County Council Contract Procedure Rules for a tender of this value.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Rutland County Council will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point of notification of the decision to award the contract. The decision notice will incorporate the award criteria, the reasons for the decision, the reasons (if any) why the tenderer did not meet any specification, the identity of the successful tenderer and a precise statement of when the standstill is expected to end. Any appeal or challenge against the award decision must be communicated to the address stated in Section I.1) above within the standstill period. If an appeal or challenge to award a contract is not successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months although this time period may be reduced to 30 days in certain circumstances). Where a legal challenge is made after the contract has been entered into then that contract could be declared ineffective and/or shortened and/or a fine imposed by the Court.
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: