Flintshire County Council School Transport Minibus and Taxis Contracts

Flintshire County Council School Transport Minibus and Taxis Contracts

Taxis and minibuses required to transport children from home to school for approx 190 days per year.
Flintshire County Council will be conducting this tender exercise through the Value Wales eTendering portal.

UK-Mold: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2013/S 026-040312

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Flintshire County Council
Transportation Unit, County Hall, Flintshire
For the attention of: Mike Sullivan
CH7 6NF Mold
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1352704532
E-mail: mike.sullivan@flintshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1352704540

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.flintshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.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
I.3)Main activity

General public 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:

Flintshire County Council School Transport Minibus and Taxis Contracts.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 2: Land transport services [2], including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
NUTS code UKL23

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)

Taxis and minibuses required to transport children from home to school for approx 190 days per year.
Flintshire County Council will be conducting this tender exercise through the Value Wales eTendering portal. This can be found at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk., All information may be downloaded and returned through this channel. Any problems with this system, please contact Bravo Solution, contact details below:, For the attention of:, Bravo Solution Help Desk, Telephone:, 0800 368 4850, E-mail:, help@bravosolution.co.uk, Internet address(es):, http://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk,

The ITT Reference is 38076
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

60000000, 60100000, 60112000, 60120000, 60130000, 60140000, 60171000, 60170000, 60172000, 34121000, 34114400

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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
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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction:
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

FP3070
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

15.3.2013
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Buy4Wales Reference Number: 33609.
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:1.2.2013