Advanced Internet Connectivity Strategy and Cost-Benefit Analysis

Advanced Internet Connectivity Strategy and Cost-Benefit Analysis

Consultancy Services Commissioning for the preparation of an over arching strategy for next generation internet connectivity for Stirling and a cost benefit analysis, to further inform local priorities for investment in broadband infrastructure.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Stirling Council

Economy, Planning & Regulation, Room 117, Viewforth,

Stirling

FK8 2ET

UK

Sandy Frickleton

+44 1786443403

frickletona@stirling.gov.uk
http://www.stirling.gov.uk/procurement

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Advanced Internet Connectivity Strategy and Cost-Benefit Analysis

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Consultancy Services Commissioning for the preparation of an over arching strategy for next generation internet connectivity for Stirling and a cost benefit analysis, to further inform local priorities for investment in broadband infrastructure.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=243381.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=243381.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

151800 Information Technology

140 … Tayside, Central & Fife

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The total estimated value of this contract is 20,000 GBP.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

The proposals will be evaluated on a 20% price, 80% quality basis.

80% Quality to be assessed on the following criteria:

Economic/Financial Standing – 8%,

Technical Capacity/Capability – 12%,

Contract Mobilisation – 36%,

Contract Management – 14.4%,

Added Value/Innovation – 9.6%

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

SC/EPR/0853/071212/2

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation  07-11-2012

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
14-11-2012  Time  14:00

c) Estimated award date  06-12-2012

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=243381

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

The closing date for applicants to express an interest in this Request for Quotation is 12 noon on Wednesday 07.11.12.

(SC Ref:243381)

5.2

Additional Documentation

6 – RFQ Internet Connectivity Strategy 311012
9 – Survey Advanced Internet Connectivity Strategy 311012

5.3

Publication date of this notice

31-10-2012