Supply of Council WAN Connectivity

Supply of Council WAN Connectivity

Angus Council is looking to appoint a suitable supplier to design, supply, install and support a radio network for providing connectivity to a number of its sites.

United Kingdom-Forfar: Wireless telecommunications system

2016/S 171-307395

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Angus Council
Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar
DD8 1AX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Alistair Mcleod
Telephone: +44 1307476422
E-mail: mcleodaf@angus.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM21
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/authority
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/authority

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:

Supply of Council WAN Connectivity and Support Services.

Reference number: AC/16/038/RIT

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32510000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Angus Council is looking to appoint a suitable supplier to design, supply, install and support a radio network for providing connectivity to a number of its sites.

Lot 1 Council Sites in Towns / Rural Schools and Infrastructure for Economic Driver Projects

Lot 2 Hard to reach Rural Schools

Lot 3 Managing agent for Economic Driver Projects.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 Council Sites in Towns / Rural Schools and Infrastructure for Economic Driver Projects

Lot 3 Managing agent for Economic Driver Projects.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Hard to Reach Rural Schools

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Rural Schools within Angus.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Design, supply and install of a solution for providing wan connectivity to hard to reach schools; including an interim support and maintenance arrangement for the Council owned infrastructure installed; and necessary support levels provided to the managing agent function.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend by 12 months.

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:

Council Sites in Towns and Rural Schools / Infrastructure Requirements

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Rural Schools main towns and surrounding areas within Angus Council area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Design, supply and install of wireless equipment to meet the councils wan connectivity requirements (specifically in-scope Council sites in Towns and Rural Schools) and infrastructure required for the economic driver projects; including an interim support and maintenance arrangement for the Council owned infrastructure installed; and necessary support levels provided to the managing agent function.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for additional 12 months.

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:

Management Role for Infrastructure Requirements

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Various sites with Angus.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Managing agent role in support of the economic driver projects.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 100 000.00 GBP

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:

Option to extend by 12 months.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

Refer to ITT.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 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: 03/10/2016
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: 03/10/2016
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

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Part IV B — Details of a minimum 2 year’s financial accounts, including both Profit and Loss Statement and Balance Sheet as well as evidence of Insurance Certificates will be requested to be supplied by the recommended Tenderer in the tender exercise prior to any contract award.

Part IV C & D — Evidence of Technical and Professional Ability and Quality Assurance Schemes and Environmental Management Standards will be requested to be supplied by the recommended Tenderer in the tender exercise prior to any contract award.

Sites visits: Site visits will take place on both 20th and 21st September 2016. Please contact Alistair McLeod mcleodaf@angus.gov.uk or tel: 01307 476422 should you wish to arrange a site visit.

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=457515.

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.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause in this contract.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Awareness session within local Secondary schools about technologies used with this contract

Suppliers for this contract will be required to deliver Awareness Raising Events or Curriculum Support Events per Lot) associated with delivery of the contract. They will also be asked to provide information on how their Company more broadly contributes to Community Benefits and supports their own local community.

(SC Ref:457515).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Angus Council
Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar
DD8 1AX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1307461460Internet address:http://www.angus.gov.uk/
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:

01/09/2016

 

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