Supply of Drainage and Asset Management Works Durham

Supply of Drainage and Asset Management Works Durham

The Council intends to create the Framework with a maximum of 3 successful contractors for a maximum period of 48 months with Work Orders undertaken via JCT Minor Works Terms and Conditions. Work Order Contracts may extend beyond the expiry of the Framework.


United Kingdom-Durham: Repair and maintenance services

2014/S 145-259931

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
For the attention of: Ian Wilson
DH1 5UL Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ian.wilson@durham.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: http://www.nepoportal.org

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: yes

Sunderland City Council
Civic Centre
SR2 7SN Sunderland
UNITED KINGDOM

South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council
Town Hall and Civic Offices, Westoe Road
NE33 2RL South Shields
UNITED KINGDOM

Darlington Borough Council
Town Hall, Feethams
DL1 5QT Darlington
UNITED KINGDOM

Hartlepool Borogh Council
Victoria Road
TS24 8AY Hartlepool
UNITED KINGDOM

Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council
Civic Centre, Regent Terrace, Tyne and Wear
NE8 1HH Gateshead
UNITED KINGDOM

Middlesbrough Council
PO Box 500
TS1 9FT Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM

Newcastle City Council
Civicd Centre, Barras Bridge, Tyne and Wear
NE1 8QH Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM

Northumberland County Council
County Hall
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM

North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council
Quadrant, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, Tyne and Wear
NE27 0BY Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM

Redcar And Cleveland Borough Council
Redcar and Cleveland House, Kirkleatham Street
TS10 1RT Redcar
UNITED KINGDOM

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Framework for the supply of drainage and asset management, investigation and maintenance works.

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

Works

NUTS code UKC

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

The Council intends to create the Framework with a maximum of 3 successful contractors for a maximum period of 48 months with Work Orders undertaken via JCT Minor Works Terms and Conditions. Work Order Contracts may extend beyond the expiry of the Framework. The method according to which Work Orders and work under the Framework will be allocated to the Framework Agreement providers will be confirmed and set out in detail in the Invitation to Tender.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

5000000050800000

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1

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

Starting 1.12.2014. Completion 30.11.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The contracting authority reserve the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security. Further details will be set out in the tender documents if relevant.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Finance conditions and payment arrangements will be made in accordance with the contract documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The contracting authority reserve the right to require groupings of service providers to take a particular legal form or to require a single provider to take primary liability or to require each party to undertake joint and several liability. If relevant further details will be set out in the tender documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The Council has undertaken a commitment to ensure wider social and community benefits are achieved in the course of all it’s commissioning and procurement activities. In accordance with this, Bidders may be required to work with the Council towards achieving such aims.
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: In accordance with articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 29 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) available from the NEPO portal as detailed in section V1.3.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with articles 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) available from the NEPO portal as detailed in section V1.3.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: 1. Public Liability 5 000 000 GBP; 2. Employers Liability 10 000 000 GBP; 3. Motor Vehicle 5 000 000 GBP and 4. Professional Indemnity 5 000 000 GBP.
Applicants must have a minimum annual turnover of 3 000 000 GBP. Applicants will undergo a further credit assessment (full details are included in the PQQ).

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with articles 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) available from the NEPO portal as detailed in section V1.3.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Bidders must successfully pass Parts A-F of the PQQ (in line with the evaluation criteria set out in the PQQ documents) to have their responses to the Technical Questions in Part G of the PQQ evaluated.
Parts A-F include financial assessment; grounds for exclusion; Insurance; health and safety, equality and diversity and essential criteria.
The Council intends to invite a maximum of 6 bidders to tender on condition that each of the 6 bidders pass Sections A-F and achieve a final minimum score of 60 % or more in Section G (Technical Questions).
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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 6
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:

9MFJ-PFDN06

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: 27.8.2014 – 16:00

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

1.9.2014 – 16:00
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

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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

Please note this Tender is being advertised on Durham County Council’s E-tendering system. Organisations can register electronically for the documents via http://www.nepoportal.org/. Then access the supplier’s area, select Durham and input 9MFJ-PFDN06.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information of the award of the Contract is communicated to bidders. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for the unsuccessful bidders to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No. 5) (as EN Standard form 02 — Contract notice 12/16 amended) provide the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28.7.2014

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