Environmental Consultancy Services

Environmental Consultancy Services

Framework Agreement for Consultancy and Technical Support for Environmental Sustainability Projects.

UK-Morpeth: environmental issues consultancy services

2012/S 20-032552

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
Contact point(s): Commercial and Procurement Services
For the attention of: Janine Ternent
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533199
E-mail: janine.ternent@northumberland.gov.uk
Fax: +44 167053458

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, Morpeth
Contact point(s): Commercial and Procurement Services
For the attention of: Janine Ternent
NE61 2EF Northumberland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533199
E-mail: janine.ternent@northumberland.gov.uk
Fax: +44 167053458
Internet address: www.northumberland.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Morpeth
Contact point(s): Commercial and Procurement Services
For the attention of: Janine Ternent
NE61 2EF Northumberland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533199
E-mail: janine.ternent@northumberland.gov.uk
Fax: +44 167053458
Internet address: www.northumberland.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Morpeth
Contact point(s): Commercial and Procurement Services
For the attention of: Janine Ternent
NE61 2EF Northumberland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670533199
E-mail: janine.ternent@northumberland.gov.uk
Fax: +44 167053458
Internet address: www.northumberland.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Other: Consultancy 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:

Framework Agreement for Consultancy and Technical Support for Environmental Sustainability Projects.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northumberland.
NUTS code UK

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 170 000 and 250 000 GBP

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

The Council is seeking to appoint a Framework Agreement of competent suppliers to provide specialist and technical advice for the development of renewable energy projects within Northumberland.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90713000, 71314300

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:

The Council is seeking to appoint a Framework Agreement of competent suppliers to provide specialist and technical advice for the development of renewable energy projects within Northumberland.
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

Duration in months: 24 (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:
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
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 minimum number 5: and maximum number 10
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

29.2.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

14.3.2012
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:85261).
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:26.1.2012