Specialist Environmental Advice Framework – Devon County Council

Specialist Environmental Advice Framework – Devon County Council

6 Lots. Historic Environment (Lot 1), Air Quality and Climate (Lot 2).

United Kingdom-Exeter: Environmental issues consultancy services

2019/S 160-394585

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Devon County Council
County Hall, Lucombe House, Topsham Road
Exeter
EX2 4QD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Alan Palmer
Telephone: +44 1392383000
E-mail: alan.palmer@devon.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK43
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.devon.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.devon.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: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

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:

CPF1393-17 Specialist Environmental Advice Framework

Reference number: DN373878

II.1.2)Main CPV code

90713000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

DCC is seeking to establish a framework of suppliers to provide specialist environmental advice in the areas of:

— Historic Environment (Lot 1),

— Air Quality and Climate (Lot 2),

— Ecology (Lot 3),

— Environmental Impact Assessment Coordination (Lot 4),

— Landscape (Lot 5),

— Water Environment and Flood Risks (Lot 6).

It is envisaged that there will be 4 suppliers per lot.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Historic Environment

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

90713000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK43

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist environmental advice in the area of historic environment.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 55
Price – Weighting: 45
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Air Quality and Climate

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

90713000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK43

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist environmental advice in the area of air quality and climate.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 55
Price – Weighting: 45
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Ecology

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

90713000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK43

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist environmental advice in the area of ecology.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 55
Price – Weighting: 45
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71313440
90711400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK43

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist environmental advice in the area of environmental impact assessment coordination.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 55
Price – Weighting: 45
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Landscape

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

90713000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK43

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist environmental advice in the area of landscape.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 55
Price – Weighting: 45
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Water Environment and Flood Risks

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

90713000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK43

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialist environmental advice in the area of water environment and flood risks.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 55
Price – Weighting: 45
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 24
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

The duration does not exceed 4 years

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: yes
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: 11/10/2019
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/10/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Tenders may be submitted for 1 lot, all 6 lots or any combination of lots.

The authority intends to appoint four contractors per lot under this framework.

Tenderers should be aware that the authority does not guarantee the number of projects that will actually be undertaken or the number of projects to be carried out by any of the framework contractors.

The authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement process at any stage. The authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender, and reserve the right not to award a contract. The authority reserves the right to award the contract in part, or to call for new tenders should they consider this necessary. Economic operators remain responsible for all costs and expenses incurred by them or by any third party acting under instructions from them in connection with their participation in this procurement, whether incurred directly by them or their advisors or subcontractors and regardless of whether such costs arise as a consequence direct or indirect of any amendments to documents issued by the authority at any time, or as a consequence of the cancellation of the procurement by the authority. For the avoidance of doubt, the authority shall have no liability whatsoever to economic operators or their advisors or subcontractors, for any of their costs, including but not limited to those for any discussions or communications. Any contract(s) or agreement(s) entered into as a result of this contract notice shall be considered as a contract(s) or agreement(s) made under English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. If an economic operator considers that any information supplied by it during this procurement process is commercially sensitive or confidential in nature, this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity as well as the duration of that sensitivity specified. Economic operators should be aware that even where they have indicated that information is commercially sensitive, the authority may disclose it pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in response to a request for information where such disclosure is considered to be in the public interest. Please note that the receipt by any of the authority of any materials marked ‘confidential’ or equivalent shall not be taken to mean that the authority accepts any duty of confidence by virtue of that marking.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Devon County Council
County Hall, Topsham Road
Exeter
EX2 4QD
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:

19/08/2019

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