Welwyn Hatfield Council Disabled Facilities Grant Services

Welwyn Hatfield Council Disabled Facilities Grant Services

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is seeking tenders from organisations who can both manage the application process for Disabled Facility Grants (DFGs) and discretionary grants.

United Kingdom-Welwyn Garden City: Housing services

2015/S 100-182832

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Council Offices
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Andrew Harper
AL8 6AE Welwyn Garden City
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1707357317
E-mail: a.harper@welhat.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.welhat.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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

WHC — Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) Services.

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

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Hertfordshire.

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

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

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 3 000 000 GBP

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

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is seeking tenders from organisations who can both manage the application process for Disabled Facility Grants (DFGs) and discretionary grants, assessment of applications and applicants (including Occupational Therapist (OT) assessments) plus the delivery, including supporting people through the repairs and adaptation to their home.
The key objective will be to provide an advice service which ensures people have information about their housing options and where the choice is made to enable older people, people with disabilities (including children) and those on low incomes to remain living in their homes safely, securely and independently. Support provided will be delivered to people in their own home, regardless of tenure type (other than Council owned, which will be provided directly via the Councils contractors)
The services to be provided will include:
— Information, advice and guidance, including administration of grant applications, test of resources and income management advice/benefit checks,
— Advice about housing options and other support/housing schemes plus sign posting as appropriate to schemes such as equity release,
— OT assessments,
— Scheme design and project management including letting the works contract,
— Decent Homes assessment and appropriate signposting.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70333000, 33196200, 75123000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.9.2015. Completion 30.8.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please see tender documents.

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

Please see tender documents.

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

Please see tender documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please see tender documents.
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 see tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

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

III.2.3)Technical capacity

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

C702

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: 25.6.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

26.6.2015 – 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: 90 (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: 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

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
The Campus
AL8 6AE Welwyn Garden City
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

22.5.2015

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