Alternative Education Provision for Young People in Northumberland

Alternative Education Provision for Young People in Northumberland

NCC is seeking to put in place a framework which details a range of quality assured alternative provision in order that school staff and LA officers are in a position to place relevant young people in Alternative Education Provision appropriate to their needs and in a timely manner.

UK-Morpeth: education and training services

2012/S 195-321295

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
E-mail: Leanne.Stewart@Northumberland.Gov.Uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA22148

Further information can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Education
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:

Alternative Education Provision for Young People in Northumberland.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northumberland.
NUTS code UKC21

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

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 20
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

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

NCC is seeking to put in place a framework which details a range of quality assured alternative provision in order that school staff and LA officers are in a position to place relevant young people in Alternative Education Provision appropriate to their needs and in a timely manner.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 80210000, 80212000, 80310000, 80200000, 80340000, 80400000, 80490000, 45214310, 80530000, 98000000

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:
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

Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2016

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: yes
Description of particular conditions: Schools within Northumberland will have access to utilise this framework.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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 number of operators: 20
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.11.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

16.11.2012
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 01/01/2016
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

All responses including any associated documentation must be submitted via the procontract etendering system. PQQs must not be returned by any other means. www.nepoportal.org.

(MT Ref:93914).

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:5.10.2012