Tender for Transportation and Care of Large and Small Animals

Tender for Transportation and Care of Large and Small Animals

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on behalf of the Northern Ireland Councils invites competent and experienced Service Providers to submit a Tender for the provision of the Transportation and Care of Animals identified in the course of investigations and related activities under the Welfare of Animals Act (NI) 2011.

United Kingdom-Omagh: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2015/S 147-271446

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
The Grange, Mount Joy Road, Co.Tyrone
For the attention of: Brendan Hegarty, Clement Kennedy
BT79 7BL Omagh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3003031777
E-mail: tenders@fermanaghomagh.com
Fax: +44 2882243888

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.fermanaghomagh.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.fermanaghomagh.com/tenders

Electronic access to information: www.fermanaghomagh.com/tenders

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: Omagh District Council
The Grange, Mountjoy Road
For the attention of: Clement Kennedy
BT79 7BL Omagh, Co. Tyrone
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@fermanaghomagh.com
Internet address: www.fermanaghomagh.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
The Grange, Mountjoy Road
For the attention of: Brendan Hegarty/Clement Kennedy
BT79 7BL Omagh, Co. Tyrone
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.fermanaghomagh.co/tenders/tenders

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

Derry City & Strabane District Council

Mid Ulster District Council

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council

Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council

Newry Mourne & Down District Council

Belfast City Council

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council

Ards & North Down Borough Council

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Tender for the Provision of Transportation and Care of Large and Small Animals.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKN0

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on behalf of the Northern Ireland Councils invites competent and experienced Service Providers to submit a Tender for the provision of the Transportation and Care of Animals identified in the course of investigations and related activities under the Welfare of Animals Act (NI) 2011.
This Tender is divided in to 2 Lots:
LOT A The Care and Collection of Large Animals including horses, donkeys, pet goats, potbelly pigs, etc.
LOT B for the Care and Collection of Small Animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, reptiles, birds, ferrets, guinea pigs, hamsters, etc.
This contract is on an as required basis and does not guarantee any work for the appointed provider.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000, 60112000

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:

LOT A The Care and Collection of Large Animals including horses, donkeys, pet goats, potbelly pigs, etc.; and
LOT B for the Care and Collection of Small Animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, reptiles, birds, ferrets, guinea pigs, hamsters, etc.
This contract is on an ‘as required’ basis and does not guarantee any work for the appointed provider. The Contract duration will be 1 year from date of award with an option to extend for an additional 12 month period at the discretion of the Council.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 420 000 and 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Contract duration will be 1 year from date of award with an option to extend for an additional 12 month period at the discretion of the Council.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Transportation of Large animals

1)Short description

The Care and Collection of Large Animals including horses, donkeys, pet goats, potbelly pigs, etc.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000, 60112000

3)Quantity or scope

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on behalf of the Northern Ireland Councils invites competent and experienced Service Providers to submit a Tender for the provision of the Transportation and Care of Large Animals including horses, donkeys, pet goats, potbelly pigs, etc. identified in the course of investigations and related activities under the Welfare of Animals Act (NI) 2011.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Transportation & Care of Small Animals

1)Short description

Care and Collection of Small Animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, reptiles, birds, ferrets, guinea pigs, hamsters, etc.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000, 60112000

3)Quantity or scope

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on behalf of the Northern Ireland Councils invites competent and experienced Service Providers to submit a Tender for the provision of the Transportation and Care of Small Animals including dogs, cats, rabbits, reptiles, birds, ferrets, guinea pigs, hamsters identified in the course of investigations and related activities under the Welfare of Animals Act (NI) 2011.
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:

The Contractor shall submit an invoice within 1 month of the completion of the Services. All invoices shall quote the Contract number and purchase order number.
The Contractor shall submit with the invoice such records as the Council may reasonably require including, but not limited to time sheets, expenses incurred, invoices paid or any other documents which would enable the Council to verify the information and the amounts referred to in that invoice.
The Council shall pay the Contractor in respect of the satisfactory performance of the Services in accordance with the Contract.

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

Joint and Several Liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: As detailed within ITT.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Tenderers must provide the following:
A formal statement from your Bank or Auditor on the company’s financial standing over the last 3 years. Please note that this statement must be as recent as possible and dated no earlier than 1.6.2015. Undated statements will not be accepted and may render your submission ineligible
A full copy of your company’s audited accounts for the last 3 years.
A full copy of your company’s unaudited accounts for your most recent financial year.
Accounts will be subject to robust financial analysis.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed within ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Relevant experience of running similar facility and running a Care & Collection service for Large The successful organisation will be required to hold the following levels of insurance throughout the duration of the contract: Employer’s (10 000 000 GBP), Public (5 000 000 GBP), and Professional Indemnity (5 000 000 GBP) Insurance and Motor Fleet Insurance. In the event that your organisation does not have adequate insurance cover at the time of application, please confirm in writing that you are willing to put in place the required cover if your submission is successful
Animals within the last 3 years.
Tenderers must provide a copy of their Company’s Health and Safety Policy and Safety record for past 3 years. This should be accompanied by a copy of risk assessments on animal handling.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed within TT.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

15 TNDR AW 002

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: 3.9.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

3.9.2015 – 12:00
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

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 3.9.2015 – 14:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29.7.2015

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