Gas Safety Performance Monitoring Aberdeenshire

Gas Safety Performance Monitoring Aberdeenshire

The Contract is to provide Aberdeenshire Council with Gas safety performance monitoring within its property portfolio and to provide an accurate assessment of the quality of gas work undertaken in council owned housing properties by the Council’s appointed contractor for the servicing and repair of gas installations and for new installations carried out by appointed installers.

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Professional services for the gas industry

2014/S 012-017117

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Contact point(s): Central Procurement Unit
For the attention of: Russell Murdoch
AB16 5GB Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224665650
E-mail: rmurdoch@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1224665656

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00232

Further information can be obtained from: Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Contact point(s): Central Procurement Unit
For the attention of: Russell Murdoch
AB16 5GB Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224665650
Fax: +44 1224665656
Internet address: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

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:

The Provision Gas Safety Performance Monitoring.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Aberdeenshire.
NUTS code UK

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)

The Contract is to provide Aberdeenshire Council with Gas safety performance monitoring within its property portfolio and to provide an accurate assessment of the quality of gas work undertaken in council owned housing properties by the Council’s appointed contractor for the servicing and repair of gas installations and for new installations carried out by appointed installers. Check and report on documentation completed by servicing and installation contractors to verify correct completion.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=287727

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

76100000

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: 300 000 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

Duration in months: 60 (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:

As specified in the tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As specified in 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:

Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As specified in the tender documentation.
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: (1) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
As specified in the tender documentation
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
As specified in the tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As specified in the tender documentation.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

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: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

723-AST-501
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

26.2.2014 – 10:30
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

Date: 26.2.2014 – 13:00
Place:

Woodhill House, Westburn Rd, Aberdeen.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Elected Members and Council Officials.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Tender documents are available for viewing and download by registering at www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

(SC Ref:287727)

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: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, economic loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SS12012/88)(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:15.1.2014