Tender for Weed Killing Service

Tender for Weed Killing Service

Stevenage Borough Council and Dacorum Borough Council seeks organisations to provide Herbicide Control Services.

United Kingdom-Stevenage: Weed-killing services

2015/S 216-394277

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Stevenage Borough Council
Daneshill House, Danestrete
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement, NUTS code UK23
For the attention of: Kirsten Brown
SG1 1HN Stevenage
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1438242083
E-mail: kirsten.brown@stevenage.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.stevenage.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.supplyhertfordshire.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: yes

Dacorum Borough Council

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

SBC1015 Provision of Herbicide Control Service.

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 UKH23

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: 8

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 600 000 GBP

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

Stevenage Borough Council and Dacorum Borough Council seeks organisations to provide Herbicide Control Services. The control is mainly to the Public Highway, but in Stevenage there are also individual requirements around Council assets and shrub beds. The Service provision will be by way of a framework contract arrangement, with 2 lots. Tenderers may bid for Lot 1 only works in Stevenage, Lot 2 only works in Dacorum or for both lots. The duration of the Framework will be four years.
This Procurement is an Open (1 stage process). Tenderers wishing to take part in this project are invited to express interest which will give access to the full procurement documents in the e-tendering system.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77312100

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:

The Framework will commence on 1.3.2016 and will expire on 28.2.2020.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.3.2016. Completion 28.2.2020

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Provision of Herbicide Control Service within Stevenage Borough Council

1)Short description

Please refer to the tender documentation.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77312100

3)Quantity or scope

Please refer to the tender documentation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Provision of a Herbicide control service in Dacorum Borough Council

1)Short description

Please refer to the tender documentation.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77312100

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:

Please refer to the tender documentation.

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

Please refer to the tender documentation.

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

Please refer to the tender documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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 refer to the tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the tender documentation.
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

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
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:

SBC1015

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

4.12.2015 – 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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

To access this opportunity please visit www.supplyhertfordshire.uk and follow the on screen guidance. This is a one stage procurement process. Therefore if you wish to be considered as a tenderer you must complete and submit a tender by the Closing date and time. Tenders cannot be uploaded after the closing date/time.

Any clarifications regarding this opportunity must be raised through the correspondence area in the etendering system.
Electronic ordering may be used and electronic invoicing will be accepted and electronic payment will be used.

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: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals is given by The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI2015/102).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

4.11.2015

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