Framework Contract for Street Lighting Electrical Works for Durham County Council

Framework Contract for Street Lighting Electrical Works for Durham County Council

Highways, Technical Services, Street lighting is the operational section of Neighbourhood Services responsible for the maintenance, fault repairs and replacement of DCC Street lights.

United Kingdom-Durham: Electrical installation work

2014/S 049-082053

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
For the attention of: Kelly Stewart
DH1 5UL Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: kstew@durham.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.durham.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:

Framework Contract for Street Lighting Electrical Works for Durham County Council.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Durham.
NUTS code UKC14

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: 3
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Framework Contract for Street Lighting Electrical Works.
Highways, Technical Services, Street lighting is the operational section of Neighbourhood Services responsible for the maintenance, fault repairs and replacement of DCC Street lights.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45310000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
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:

The Council reserves the right to require deposits,guarantees,bonds or other forms of appropriate security.Further details will be set out in the tender documents, if relevant.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

To be 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:

The Council reserves the right to require groupings of service providers to take a particular form or to require a single provide to take primary liability or to require each party to undertake joint and several liability, if relevant. Further details will be 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 Council has undertaken a commitment to ensure wider social and community benefits are achieved in the course of all its commissioning and procurement activities. In accordance with this, Bidders may be required to work with the Council towards achieving such aims.
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: In accordance with Articles 45-50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations23-29 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 and as set out in the tender documents available from the NEPO Portal as detailed in VI.3.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/ EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 and as set out in the Tender Documents available from the NEPO Portal as detailed in section VI.3.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: 1. Public Liability – GBP 5 Million.
2. Employers Liability GBP 10 Million.
3 Motor Vehicle GBP 5 Million.
Bidders must also achieve a pass for the Essential Criteria.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 48-50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 as set out in the tender documents and available from the NEPO portal as detailed in section VI.3.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Bidders must successfully pass parts A-F of the Business Questionnaire, in line with the evaluation criteria listed. Parts A-F of the PQQ include; grounds for exclusion; insurance; health & safety and equality and diversity and essential criteria.The Council intends to invite a maximum of 3 suppliers on to the framework on a non exclusive basis.
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
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 below

1. Price. Weighting 70

2. Quality. Weighting 30

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:

QTLE-9GXG22
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 2.4.2014
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.4.2014 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

24.4.2014
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: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The tender documents are available for download via www.nepoportal.org. Access the Supplier area, select Durham and input QTLE – 9EJMWL. It is envisaged that the number of suppliers invited on the framework on a non exclusive basis is 3.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council will incorporate a standstill period when award of this contract is communicated to bidders. That notification will provide full information on the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contract Regulations 2006 (SI2006 No 5) (as amended) provide the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England,Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.3.2014