Wirral Council Passenger Transport Contract 2016

Wirral Council Passenger Transport Contract 2016

This contract is for the delivery of transport for children with Special Educational Needs/Disability (SEND), Vulnerable Adults.

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

2016/S 047-078271

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wirral Borough Council
Old Market House, 4th Floor, West Wing, Hamilton Street
Contact point(s): 00 – Questions via portal please
CH41 5AL Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@wirral.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from: Wirral Borough Council
Old Market House, 4th Floor, West Wing, Hamilton Street
Contact point(s): 00 — Questions via portal please
CH41 5AL Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@wirral.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Wirral Borough Council
Old Market House, 4th Floor, West Wing, Hamilton Street
Contact point(s): 00 — Questions via portal please
CH41 5AL Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@wirral.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Wirral Borough Council
Old Market House, 4th Floor, West Wing, Hamilton Street
Contact point(s): 00 — Questions via portal please
CH41 5AL Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@wirral.gov.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:

Passenger Transport Contract 2016.

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

NUTS code UKD54

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)

This contract is for the delivery of transport for children with Special Educational Needs/Disability (SEND), Vulnerable Adults, Children in Care and for ad hoc journeys by taxi for Councillors.
The times and days of operational journeys are indicated on the schedule within this contract and can include evenings and weekends where indicated. Ad hoc taxi journeys are as and when requested. Please note that scheduled journeys can not be guaranteed for the duration of the contract period and Wirral Council reserve the right to cancel scheduled journeys at its sole discretion.
The estimated overall value of this tender is approximately 5 000 000 GBP. Bids for tenders will be sought through a restricted tender procedure which is a 2 stage process:

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000, 60112000, 60120000, 60130000, 60140000, 60170000, 60180000, 60600000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)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:

This contract is for the delivery of transport for children with Special Educational Needs/Disability (SEND), Vulnerable Adults, Children in Care and for ad hoc journeys by taxi for Councillors.
The times and days of operational journeys are indicated on the schedule within this contract and can include evenings and weekends where indicated. Ad hoc taxi journeys are as and when requested. Please note that scheduled journeys can not be guaranteed for the duration of the contract period and Wirral Council reserve the right to cancel scheduled journeys at its sole discretion.
The estimated overall value of this tender is approximately 5 000 000 GBP. Bids for tenders will be sought through a restricted tender procedure which is a 2 stage process.
Outline Specification
Lot 1 — Transport for children with Special Educational Needs and/or
Disability (SEND). Children in Care (CiC) and Vulnerable Adults. Transport by
Minibus with and without a tail lift.
This contract lot is for the delivery of transport for children with SEND from home to school and return with a passenger assistant/assistants provided by the Council where appropriate and CiC to designated venues and vulnerable adults to day centre or other facility as directed. The Contractor may need to supply a passenger assistant as indicated within the schedule. Wheelchair access may be required if indicated and children/adults may have poor mobility or other special needs. Contractors should submit a ‘rate per day’ for this contract and no waiting time is to be charged to this contract.
If you are applying for LOT1 — Please respond on the electronic questionnaire
Lot 2 — Regular or one off ad hoc transport for children with send, Vulnerable Adults and CiC by taxi or people carrier.
This contract is for regular journeys by taxi, people carrier or Hackney Carriage for children with SEND, vulnerable adults or CiC. Journeys may include a passenger assistant provided by the Council if indicated. Wheelchair access may be required if indicated and passengers may have poor mobility or other special needs. Journeys may vary from single occupancy to multiple occupancy as indicated. Contractors should submit a mileage rate for this contract to include any variation from the start of the journey to the end of the journey. No waiting time is to be charged to this contract without prior agreement from the appropriate transport office.
If you are applying for LOT2 — Please respond on the electronic questionnaire
Lot 3 — This contract is for ad hoc journeys by taxi to allow Wirral Councillors to travel to various venues across Wirral.
This contract will allow Wirral Councillors to travel around Wirral on official Council business. The times will vary and may include evening and weekends.
If you are applying for LOT3 — Please respond on the electronic questionnaire.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:

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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if 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 judgment 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.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance; (b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established; (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
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

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

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

1.4.2016 – 12:00

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

26.4.2016

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: 27.5.2016 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Information in the tender documents.

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

all information to be found at www.the-chest.org.uk
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:

3.3.2016

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