Tender for Highway Term Maintenance Electricity Supply Connections

Tender for Highway Term Maintenance Electricity Supply Connections

Anticipated works type to be undertaken under the proposed contract: a. Unmetered connections off Scottish Power’s low voltage mains cables to various types of street furniture (where applicable off overhead mains cables); b. Associated civil engineering works, excavations and reinstatements;c. Removal of redundant equipment (where applicable).

United Kingdom-Bootle: Electrical machinery, apparatus, equipment and consumables; lighting

2014/S 094-164969

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sefton Council
Central Procurement, 2nd Floor Magdalen House, Trinity Road
For the attention of: Mr Chris Magee
L20 3NJ Bootle
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1519344069
E-mail: chris.magee@sefton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1519344579

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from: The Chest
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.the-chest.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The Chest
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.the-chest.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The Chest
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.the-chest.org.uk

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:

Tender for Highway Term Maintenance HM7 – Tripartite Agreement for Unmetered Electricity Supply Connections.

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

Services
Service category No 20: Supporting and auxiliary transport services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the Borough of Sefton Council.

NUTS code UKD53

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

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

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded: Every 5 years if optional years awarded.

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

The purpose of this contract is to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Contractor to complete the following:-
The work will be at separate sites described in the Scheme Specific Works Information, located anywhere within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton. Individual Schemes will vary between a single connection and schemes up to a maximum value of GBP 150 000 as given in the Scheme Specific Works Information.
Anticipated works type to be undertaken under the proposed contract:
a. Unmetered connections off Scottish Power’s low voltage mains cables to various types of street furniture (where applicable off overhead mains cables);
b. Associated civil engineering works, excavations and reinstatements;
c. Removal of redundant equipment (where applicable);
d. Traffic Management;
e. Street Works Noticing.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31000000349285003131100031321210

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: 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:

The purpose of this contract is to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Contractor to complete the following:-
The work will be at separate sites described in the Scheme Specific Works Information, located anywhere within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton. Individual Schemes will vary between a single connection and schemes up to a maximum value of GBP 150 000 as given in the Scheme Specific Works Information.
Anticipated works type to be undertaken under the proposed contract:
a. Unmetered connections off Scottish Power’s low voltage mains cables to various types of street furniture (where applicable off overhead mains cables);
b. Associated civil engineering works, excavations and reinstatements;
c. Removal of redundant equipment (where applicable);
d. Traffic Management;
e. Street Works Noticing.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 250 000 and 1 400 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Two individual 1 year options following a core 3 year contract period.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 30 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

None.

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

Payments will be in accordance with the ‘NEC3 Term Service Contract’ conditions of contract (Clause 51 Payment).

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

Joint & 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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgement which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Statement on non breach of Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate , of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per PQQ document.
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

Restricted

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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As outlined in the PQQ document.
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:

CP/CM

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: 13.6.2014 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

13.6.2014 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

23.6.2014

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

Date: 28.7.2014 – 17:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officers of the Council’s Democratic Services section.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 30 to 54 months dependant upon whether optional years are taken up.

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:

14.5.2014

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