Sefton Council Arboricultural Works and Services – Invitation to Tender

Sefton Council Arboricultural Works and Services – Invitation to Tender

This Invitation to Tender covers the provision of some of the arboricultural works operations for land under the management responsibility of Green Sefton throughout Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council.

United Kingdom-Bootle: Tree-maintenance services

2019/S 017-036037

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Sefton Council
1st Floor Magdalen House, Trinity Road
Bootle
L20 3NJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Lynda Mitchell
Telephone: +44 1519344070
E-mail: lynda.mitchell@sefton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1519344579
NUTS code: UKD73
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.sefton.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sefton.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
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

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:

ITT for the Provision of Arboricultural Works and Services within the Borough of Sefton

Reference number: DN387133

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77211500

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This Invitation to Tender covers the provision of some of the arboricultural works operations for land under the management responsibility of Green Sefton throughout Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council. The aim of this tender is to set out a framework approach to the arboricultural works services delivery that will assist the Authority’s long-term commitment towards improving the standards and use of its parks and open spaces and the management of its highway trees. The Arboricultural Works contract is managed by Green Sefton and covers many aspects of tree work which it includes (but is not exclusive to): crown raising, crown thinning, removal of epicormic growth, removal of fallen branches, removal of hung up trees, tree felling and stump removal and stump killing. The contract includes the supply of a provision of a 24-hour, 365 days a year emergency/out of hours call out service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Invitation to Tender covers the provision of some of the arboricultural works operations for land under the management responsibility of Green Sefton throughout Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council. In the main this covers trees within the parks and open spaces and trees on adopted highways throughout the Authority. The aim of this Tender is to set out a framework approach to the arboricultural works services delivery that will assist the Authority’s long-term commitment towards improving the standards and use of its parks and open spaces and the management of its highway trees.

Vision: the Authority is committed to putting parks back into the heart of the community by providing attractive, welcoming, safe, accessible and sustainable facilities that are valued locally and recognised nationally as amongst the best.

Our objective: is to increase the number and quality of the Authority’s trees. For this tender, this means that the Authority will wish to forge a strong and positive working partnership with the Contractor and share the commitment towards achieving the highest possible quality of arboricultural works and high level of customer satisfaction whatever resources are available or difficulties we may face in delivering the Services.The Arboricultural Works contract is managed by Green Sefton and covers many aspects of tree work which it includes (but is not exclusive to): crown raising, crown thinning, removal of epicormic growth, removal of fallen branches, removal of hung up trees, tree felling and stump removal and stump killing. The contract includes the supply of a Provision of a 24-hour, 365 days a year emergency/out of hours call out service.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
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:

Following the core period of 36 months there is an option to extend for a 2 further 12 month periods until 31.5.2024.

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

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
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: 22/02/2019
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/02/2019
Local time: 12:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Officers of the Democratic Services Team.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

36 or 60 months.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit https://procontract.due-north.com

If you are not already registered on the chest, please click on the “Register Free” button and follow the quick and free registration process. Once you receive your user name and password, you can login and express an interest. The ITT information pack will then be available to download.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Seton Council — Legal Services
3rd Floor Magdalen House
Bootle
L20 3NJ
United Kingdom
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:

21/01/2019