Supply and Delivery of Horticultural Products and Supplies

Supply and Delivery of Horticultural Products and Supplies

To deliver a range of Horticultural Products and Services to various locations within the Falkirk Council.

United Kingdom-Falkirk: Horticultural and nursery products

2015/S 234-424794

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Falkirk Council
Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street
Contact point(s): Central Procurement Unit
FK1 5RS Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324506566

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00184

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

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

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:

Supply and Delivery of Horticultural Products and Supplies.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Falkirk Council Area.

NUTS code UKM26

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Council propose to enter into a multi-Lot Framework Agreement, with committed and experienced suppliers who can work with us in providing competitive, responsive and quality supplies and services to deliver a range of Horticultural Products and Services to various locations within the Falkirk Council Area.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=422933

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03120000, 03121000, 03111000, 77300000, 77211400, 77340000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender.

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

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2020

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Trees & Shrubs

1)Short description

.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03452000, 03451300

3)Quantity or scope

.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Summer Bedding Plug Plants, Finshed Bedding, Bulbs

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03451200, 03451100

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Decorative Aggregates

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03121000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Horticultural Supplies and Sundries (Peat, Bark, Grass Seed)

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03120000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Herbicides / Pesticides

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24451000, 24453000

3)Quantity or scope

.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Adhoc Arboriculture Services

1)Short description

.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03120000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Grass Cutting Rural Roadside Verges

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77300000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8 Lot title: Herbicide Treatment of Adopted Roads & Footpaths

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24453000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 9 Lot title: Sports Line Marking Paint

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03120000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 10 Lot title: Turf Products

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03121000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 11 Lot title: Top Soil

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

14212410

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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:

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom legal contract is awarded. If applying on behalf of a consortium, all names must be submitted. Any contract will be entered into with nominated lead organisation and all members of the consortium, who will in these circumstances each be required to execute said contract together with all ancillary documentation, evidencing their joint and severally liability in respect of the obligations and liabilities of the contract. It will be for the members of the consortium to sort out their respective duties and liabilities amongst each other and noted before contract commencement. All associated documentation will be made to the nominated lead organisation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Under this procurement the contractor will be required to support the authority’s economic and social regeneration objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to sustainable, social and environmental considerations.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see PQQ / ITT documentation in regard to specific requirements.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see PQQ / ITT documentation in regard to specific requirements.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see PQQ / ITT documentation in regard to specific requirements.
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:

DEV/063/16
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 11.1.2016

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

18.1.2016 – 11:00
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

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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18.1.2016 – 11:00

Place:

Public Contracts Scotland Postbox Facility.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: An Officer from Central Procurement Unit and an Officer from Chief Executive Office Governance.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: November 2019.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:422933).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

See Section VI.4.2.
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2006/1) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.12.2015

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