Framework to Carry Out Legionella Risk Assessments

Framework to Carry Out Legionella Risk Assessments

Assessments of each property to evaluate the risk of bacteriological safety and risk of Legionella in the existing domestic water systems and process water systems within the properties in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice and Guidance L8.

United Kingdom-Falkirk: Repair and maintenance services of mechanical building installations

2014/S 177-313153

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Falkirk Council
Abbotsford House, Davids Loan
Contact point(s): Development Services
For the attention of: Building Desgin Manager
FK2 7YZ Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324504950
Fax: +44 1324504894

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00184

Electronic access to information: www.publicontractsscotland.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

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:

Proposed Framework Agreement to Carry Out Legionella Risk Assessments.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the Falkirk Council boundary area.

NUTS code UKM26

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: 6

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: 175 000 GBP

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

The works covered comprise: — Assessments of each property to evaluate the risk of bacteriological safety and risk of Legionella in the existing domestic water systems and process water systems within the properties in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice and Guidance L8 — The Control of Legionella Bacteria in water systems (Fourth Edition, published 2013) by the Health and Safety Executive and BS8580:2010.
This contract will be split into 2 lists.

— The 1st list will be what Falkirk Council regards as ‘medium’ risk properties for Legionella. A water quality risk assessment and a water service inventory investigation to be carried out.

— The 2nd list will be what Falkirk Council regards as ‘Low’ risk properties for Legionella. A water services inventory investigation to be carried out.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=319552

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

507120007163000071800000

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 175 000 GBP

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

Starting 1.4.2015. Completion 31.3.2017

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:

Payment will be made by interim payments upon invoicing for individual works orders. Further detail will be provided within the tender documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to who legal contract is awarded. If applying on behalf of a consortium all names must be submitted. Any contract will be entered into with nominated lead organisation and all members of the consortium, who will in these circumstances each be required to execute said contract together with all ancillary documentation, evidencing their joint and severally liability in respect of the obligations and liabilities of the contract. It will be for the members of the consortium to sort out their respective duties and liabilities amongst each other and noted before contract commencement. All associated documentation will be made to the nominated lead organisation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: In accordance with SBCC Measured Term Contract for use in Scotland MTC/Scot (2011 Edition).
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: See PQQ documents for required information.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ documentation for required information.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ documentation for required information.
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
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price

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:

TMC-7513
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

21.10.2014 – 14:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

21.11.2014

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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: September 2017.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

See PQQ documentation for required information
(SC Ref:319552)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

See Section VI.4.2
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/1) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11.9.2014