Provide Stray Dogs Service to Thurrock Council

Provide Stray Dogs Service to Thurrock Council

The Council does not directly employ a dog warden and does not have any kennels which can be used for the kennelling of stray dogs so requires a contractor to fulfil the Councils statutory duty with regard to stray dogs.

United Kingdom-Thurrock: Dog kennel services

2015/S 196-355080

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Thurrock Council
Procurement Services, Civic Offices, New Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
RM17 6SL Thurrock
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1375652207
E-mail: procurement@thurrock.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://thurrock.g2b.info

Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/727383CPS6

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/727383CPS6

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

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:

Stray Dogs Service PS/2015/965.

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 UKH32

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)

Dog kennel services. Section 68 of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act removes the responsibility for stray dogs with the exception of dangerous dogs, from the police leaving local authorities in England and Wales with sole responsibility for dealing with stray dogs from April 2008.
Local Authorities duties are to collect and detain stray dogs, return seized dogs to their owners, keep a register of stray dogs and retain the dogs for a period of 7 days, after which they cease to be the Council’s responsibility.
The Council does not directly employ a dog warden and does not have any kennels which can be used for the kennelling of stray dogs so requires a contractor to fulfil the Councils statutory duty with regard to stray dogs.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98380000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 240 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2020

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
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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:

PS/2015/965

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: 5.11.2015 – 11:59

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

5.11.2015 – 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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 5.11.2015 – 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 (‘the Act’) imposes a duty upon the Council ‘where the European procurement regulations apply to the contract in question’ to consider, at pre-procurement stage:
(a) how what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the Council’s area; and
(b) how, in conducting the process of the procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement. The Act applies to services contracts and to mixed contracts where the ‘services’ part has the greater value.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Thurrock:-Dog-kennel-services./727383CPS6

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/727383CPS6

GO Reference: GO-2015105-PRO-7153818.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Thurrock Council
Procurement Services, Civic Offices, New Road
RM17 6SL Thurrock
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@thurrock.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1375652207

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Thurrock Council
Procurement Services, Civic Offices, New Road
RM17 6SL Thurrock
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@thurrock.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1375652207

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Thurrock Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicant have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such information should be requested from: procurement@thurrock.gov.uk

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

Thurrock Council
Procurement Services, Civic Offices, New Road
RM17 6SL Thurrock
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@thurrock.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1375652207

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

5.10.2015

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