Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
PO Box 634
Contact point(s): Director of Design and Procurement
For the attention of: Andrew Gray
S70 9GG Barnsley
Telephone: +44 1226774397
Fax: +44 1226774399
General address of the contracting authority: www.barnsley.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
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Doncaster Metroplitan Boroutgh Council
PO Box 71, Copley House, Waterdale
DN1 3EQ Doncaster
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Riverside House, Main Street
S60 1AE Rotherham
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Diversion from Landfill of Domestic Residual Waste.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
NUTS code UKE31
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)
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council are seeking to appoint 2 or more suitably qualified and experienced household residual waste and recycling companies for the treatment and disposal of residual household waste.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
90510000, 90513100, 90513200, 90513300, 90514000, 90513000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council are seeking to appoint two or more suitably qualified and experience household residual waste and recycling companies for the treatment and disposal of residual household waste.
The contract is opened to be used by both Doncaster and Rotherham Borough Councils should these councils wish to meet their requirements through this procurement.
All three organisations have similar requirements but the evaluation of the tender will be performed solely on the anticipated volumes of Barnsley Council alone (up to 50 000 tonnes per annum).
However potential volumes, should all three councils participate in the contract could be as high as 135 000 tonnes per annum with an approximate value in the region of 30 000 000 GBP over the life of the contract.
The values and quantities quoted are for information only, the actual tonnage will vary throughout the contract. Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council gives no guaranteed tonnage through the contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 30 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The contract will be for an initial period of 27 months with an option to extend for further period of 12 months at the discretion.
The initial term and subsequent extensions will be subject to the contractual commitments of the authority with regard to the BDR Waste Partnership PFI contract. The planned service commencement date for the BDR Waste Partnership PFI Project Facility is July 2015.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 39 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As set out in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As set out in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As set out in the tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The contract is intended to reduce the volume of waste currently being sent to landfill by Barnsley MBC. All suppliers are required to evidence their disposal streams in regular reports back to the council.
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: All licences required under UK legislation to dispose of residential waste. Other requirements will be stated in the tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documents.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and 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: no
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 6: and maximum number 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated in the pre qualification documentation.
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.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
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
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 3.1.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
9.1.2013 – 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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised officers of Barnsley MBC and NPS Barnsley.
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
Conditions relating to environmental requirements of the contracting authority will be included in this contract.
The closing date for applications of expressions of interest will be 12 noon on 9.1.2013 when completed pre qualification questionnaire will have to be returned.
Details of how the contract will be awarded to more than one contractor should the award involve such a decision and how the contract will be included in the tender documentation.
All expressions of interest and requests for the pre qualification questionnaire should be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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: