Transport Services for Pupils attending Swimming Tuition

Transport Services for Pupils attending Swimming Tuition

Lot 1 – For Pupils attending Swimming Tuition at Queen Street Leisure Centre. Lot 2 – For Pupils attending Swimming Tuition at Moorways Pool.

UK-Derby: Hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver

2012/S 243-399999

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Derby City Council
Council House, Corporation Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Linda Spiby
DE1 2FS Derby
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1332643274
E-mail: procurement@derby.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0342

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Transport Services for Pupils attending Swimming Tuition.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Derby.
NUTS code UKF11
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)
Derby City Council is seeking a provider(s) to transport Primary School Pupils from their school to one of two swimming venues.
Lot 1 – For Pupils attending Swimming Tuition at Queen Street Leisure Centre.
Lot 2 – For Pupils attending Swimming Tuition at Moorways Pool.
The Council is looking for transport providers who can demonstrate a strong customer service ethos in practice. We require that the provider’s staff are trained to deal with the needs of clients in a caring and courteous manner. Good communication systems will need to be provided by the transport providers to ensure that Council staff are able to report any issues arising during the service and receive a prompt response from the provider.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract may be extended through agreement with the provider for an agreed period but that will not exceed 31.3.2018.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 15.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2015

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Transport to Queen Street Leisure Centre

1)Short description
The transportation of pupils from their school to Queen Street Leisure Centre for Swimming Tuition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000

3)Quantity or scope
Monday to Friday for approxiamtely 36 weeks of the year.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Starting 15.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2015
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Transport to Moorways Pool
1)Short description
Transportation of pupils from their school to Moorways pool for swimming tuition.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60170000

3)Quantity or scope
Monday to Friday fro approximate 36 weeks per year.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Starting 15.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2015
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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded: Joint and several liability to be assumed by all group bidders before acceptance.
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract.
(2) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities.
(3) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
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: yes

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:
TD0594.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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: 18.1.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
4.2.2013 – 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: 3 (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
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Following the successful completion of this contract or if the extensions allowed are not taken.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
(MT Ref:95997).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Derby City Council
Council House Corporaton Street
DE1 2FS Derby
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@derby.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Derby City Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be required from the contact details provided in section 1.1 of this notice. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5)provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.12.2012

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