Replanting Scheme – Scottish Borders Council

Replanting Scheme – Scottish Borders Council

Scottish Borders Council has agreed to deliver the compensatory replanting scheme which is to be funded under a developer contribution provided by the Penmanshiel wind farm developer RES.

United Kingdom-Newtown St Boswells: Planting and maintenance services of green areas

2015/S 144-266372

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Scottish Borders Council
Council Headquarters
For the attention of: Procurement and Payment Manager
TD6 0SA Newtown St Boswells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1835824000
E-mail: procurement@scotborders.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1835825150

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00394

Electronic access to information: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Scottish Borders Council
Council Headquarters
TD6 0SA Newtown St Boswells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1835824000
Fax: +44 1835825150
Internet address: http://www.scotborders.gov.uk

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: Scottish Borders Council
Council Headquarters
TD6 0SA Newtown St Boswells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1835824000
Fax: +44 1835825150
Internet address: http://www.scotborders.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:

Penmanshiel Compensatory Replanting Scheme.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: South of Scotland.

NUTS code UK

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)

Scottish Borders Council has agreed to deliver the compensatory replanting scheme which is to be funded under a developer contribution provided by the Penmanshiel wind farm developer RES. This scheme will involve the appointment of an agent to administer a bespoke grant scheme to incentivise landowners and communities.
NOTE: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 4503 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77310000, 03452000, 90700000, 90710000

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:

The available budget for this scheme is 180 000.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 180 000 GBP

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

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
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 below

1. Methodology. Weighting 30

2. Outline of Project. Weighting 30

3. Breakdown of elements of work. Weighting 20

4. CVs. Weighting 15

5. Community Benefits. Weighting 5

6. Living Wage. Weighting 0

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:

SBC/CPS/1157
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

28.8.2015 – 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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Scottish Borders Council is committed to maximising community benefit from its procurement activities. Under this procurement, the supplier and its supply chain will be required to actively participate in the achievement of the authorities’ social and economic objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social, economic and environmental considerations.
(SC Ref:407699).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Scottish Borders Council
Council Headquarters
TD6 0SA Newtown St Boswells
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

24.7.2015

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