Collection of Stray Dogs and Kennelling Contract – Somerset

Collection of Stray Dogs and Kennelling Contract – Somerset

South Somerset District Council,Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Council are undertaking the process of tendering for the provision Stray Dog Collection, transport and Kennelling Services of Stray Dogs.

United Kingdom-Yeovil: Dog kennel services

2018/S 248-573538

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

South Somerset District Council
The Council Office, Brympton Way
BA20 2HT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Brendan Downes
Telephone: +44 1935462076
NUTS code: UKK23
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.1)Name and addresses

Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Council
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Carpenter
NUTS code: UKK23Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Collection of Stray Dogs and Kennelling Contract

Reference number: DN377937

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

South Somerset District Council (SSDC),Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC) and West Somerset Council (WSC) are undertaking the process of tendering for the provision Stray Dog Collection, transport and Kennelling Services of Stray Dogs from suitably qualified and experienced Suppliers.

This contract will be offered to enable the named councils to comply with their legal responsibilities to control stray dogs. As such, the Councils are seeking a contractor to: respond to communications regarding stray dogs, catch/collect the dogs, transport them appropriately and kennel them for a period of up to and including 7 days from the date of collection of each dog. After the 7-day period, the dog becomes the property of the contractor who must then consider options for re-homing.

It is anticipated that the resulting contracts will be for a five year periods (February 2019 – January 2024), with an options to extend by a further two years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK23

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The councils are seeking a sustainable service which clearly demonstrates efficiencies and benefits for the animals, the animal owners, the council and the supplier of the service. The Councils is seeking to appoint a supplier to deliver this service in a flexible and customer focused way, taking into account any changes which may be required as the service develops over time.

While the named authorities are tendering collaboratively for this service, it should be noted that separate contracts will be awarded, according to the Contracting scenarios outlined below.

This Tender requires the Tenderer to submit pricing for the delivery of the Services against three potential Scenarios;

1. The delivery of Services to SSDC only

2. The delivery of Services to TDBC/ WSC only

3. The delivery of Services to SSDC and TDBC/WSC

The intent is to award based on the collective requirement (Scenario 3) however Tenderers must be prepared to provide Services to the individual Councils should only SSDC or TDBC/WSC Council(s) choose to proceed and award a Contract. These Scenarios do not represent separate Lots, Tendered Prices must be submitted for all three Scenarios.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension for further 2 years

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 24/01/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24/01/2019
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

South Somerset District Council
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: