Framework agreement for pest and dog control.

Framework agreement for pest and dog control

Lot 1 – Dog Control Services and Lot 2 – Pest Control Services. Dog Control Services comprises the collection and kennelling of stray dogs both in and outside of office hours, provision of an acceptance point, patrolling and investigation of dog fouling complaints and the initial investigation of dog nuisance complaints.

United Kingdom-High Wycombe: Pest-control services

2013/S 161-281388

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wycombe District Council
Queen Victoria Road
Contact point(s): www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. Please see section VI.3 Additional Information below.
HP11 1BB High Wycombe
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

Electronic access to information: www.delta-esourcing.com/delta

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.delta-esourcing.com/delta

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: yes

Chiltern District Council
King George V rd
HP6 5AW Amersham
UNITED KINGDOM

South Bucks District Council
Capswood, Oxford Rd
UB9 4LH Denham
UNITED KINGDOM

Aylesbury Vale District Council
The Gateway, Gatehouse rd
HP19 8FF Aylesbury
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Framework agreement for pest and dog control.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKJ13

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 a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 612 000 GBP

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

Pest-control services. Dog kennel services. Pest-control services. Dog Control services.
This framework is divided into 2 lots: Lot 1 – Dog Control Services and Lot 2 – Pest Control Services. Dog Control Services comprises the collection and kennelling of stray dogs both in and outside of office hours, provision of an acceptance point, patrolling and investigation of dog fouling complaints and the initial investigation of dog nuisance complaints.
The stray dog service requirement is for the collection, transportation and kennelling of stray dogs that have either been seized on behalf of the Council or detained and reported by the public both in and outside of office hours not including dogs formally identified as dangerous and banned breeds, provision of an acceptance point, re-homing or in exceptional situations destroying uncollected strays; receiving money on behalf of the Council; and arranging veterinary treatment as necessary; all in accordance with the provisions of the Animal Welfare Act 2006, The Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005, Environmental Protection Act 1990, Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996, Control of Dogs Order 1992, the Animal Boarding Establishment Act 1963 and any other legal requirements as applicable.
Wycombe District Council is the Lead Authority for this procurement. The service is being procured on behalf of Wycombe District Council, Chiltern District Council, South Bucks District Council and Aylesbury Vale District Council, collectively known as “participating authorities”.
The Council will award one contract for both lots or separate contracts for each Lot depending on bids.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90922000, 98380000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Applicants may apply for one or more lots. Lot 1, Dog Control has an estimated value over the four year framework term of 734k GBP Lot 2 Pest control has an estimated value over the same term of 878k GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 612 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Pest Contol

1)Short description

As set out in the in the PQQ.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90922000

3)Quantity or scope

As set out in the in the PQQ.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

As set out in the in the PQQ.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Dog Control

1)Short description

As set out in the in the PQQ.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98380000

3)Quantity or scope

As set out in the in the PQQ.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

As set out in the in the PQQ.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Any such requirements will be stated in the ITT.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Any such requirements will be stated in the ITT.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The procuring councils require a contract with a legal entity the event of a consortium bid the councils may require a successful consortium to form a single legal entity.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Regulations 23 to 26 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 as amended and by articles 45 to 50 of Directives 2004/18/EC and on the basis of information provided in response to the pre –qualification questionnaire (“PQQ”) copies of which will be made available through the portal. Completed PQQs must be returned to the Council via the portal before the deadline specified in Section IV 3.4 below.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The following minimum level should be satisfied by each interested service provider submitting a PQQ response:
– It should have an average annual turnover (based on the financial accounts information for the last three years supplied in response to the PQQ) which is equal to or exceeds 3 times the estimated minimum annual contract value for the Service (“Turnover Threshold”).
Interested service providers are directed to the information below regarding who is subject to these tests and how they are carried out, depending on whether the service provider is a single organisation or consortium.
For the avoidance of doubt where an interested service provider is constituted by way of:
– A single organisation:- the single organisation must pass the Turnover Threshold.
– A consortium (i.e. 2 or more persons, at least one of whom is an economic operator, acting jointly for the purpose of being awarded a public contract):- each member of the consortium must pass the Turnover Threshold. For this purpose the same test as for a single organisation will be applied except the test would be applied to the predicted annual contract value multiplied by the relevant consortium share provided in response to paragraph 4.48 of Section 1 of the PQQ.
Please see the PQQ for further information.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Full details are provided as stated in the PQQ which can be obtained using the guidance in section VI.3.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
Full details are provided as stated in the PQQ which can be obtained using the guidance in section VI.3.
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: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: 5 operators will be sought for each lot as described in the PQQ.
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
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

16.9.2013 – 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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The PQQ and Descriptive Document for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. Applicants must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 2E4G826E96. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here

Applicants should be aware that there is no guarantee that all or any of the Councils named in this Contract Notice will enter into an SLA for all or any of the Lots identified.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=68316538

GO Reference: GO-2013816-PRO-5043483

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London

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:16.8.2013