Green Waste Recycling Staffordshire

Green Waste Recycling Staffordshire

The council requires a contractor to make provision for a suitable facility to receive green waste.

UK-Codsall: refuse recycling services

2012/S 61-099283

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

South Staffordshire Council
Wolverhampton Road
For the attention of: Bob Taylor
WV8 1PX Codsall
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1902696314
E-mail: b.taylor@sstaffs.gov.uk
Fax: +44 19026846553

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.sstaffs.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.staffordshire.alito.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Staffordshire County Council
Wedgwood Building, Tipping Street
For the attention of: Darren Langley
ST16 2DH Stafford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1785854643
E-mail: darren.langley@staffordshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1785854660
Internet address: www.staffordshire.alito.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Staffordshire County Council
Wedgwood Building, Tipping Street
For the attention of: Darren Langley
ST16 2DH Stafford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1785854643
E-mail: darren.langley@staffordshire.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Staffordshire County Council
Wedgwood Building, Tipping Street
For the attention of: Darren Langley
ST16 2DH Stafford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1785854643
E-mail: darren.langley@staffordshire.gov.uk

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:

PC382 Green Waste Treatment for South Staffordshire Council.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: South Staffordshire, UK.
NUTS code UKG2

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)

South Staffordshire is a rural district covering an area of 101 000 acres on the north-western edge of the West Midlands conurbation. Despite having a population of over 106 000, there are no towns in the district, but a number of villages with populations over 12 000.
The Council collects approximately 12 500 tonnes of Green Waste per annum from residents. The council requires a contractor to make provision for a suitable facility to receive green waste. The material shall be then processed or recycled in a manner that can be demonstrated to have environmental and sustainable benefit over and above disposal to landfill.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90514000, 90513000

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:

Contract Duration: 1.6.2012 to 31.3.2020.
Approx 12 500 tonnes of Green Waste per annum.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract may be extended for a further period of 7 years (i.e. to 31.3.2027) at the sole discretion of South Staffordshire Council.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.6.2012. Completion 31.3.2020

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: North

1)Short description

Approx 6 250 tonnes per annum from properties in the north of the district.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90514000, 90513000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Central

1)Short description

Approx 4 750 tonnes per annum from properties in the central area of the district.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90514000, 90513000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: South

1)Short description

Approx 1 500 tonnes per annum from properties in the south of the district.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90514000, 90513000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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:

Payments may be made the following acceptance by the banking agents of the Council.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No special legal form is required by the grouping of providers but each provider will be required to become jointly or severally responsible for the contract before acceptance.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The requirements for minimum economic, financial and technical capacity will be included in the tender documents.
Any tender may be rejected from a company/organisation who interalia:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1997 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Please refer to Regulation no 23 of the Public Procurement Regulations 2006 (SI No 5) for additional rejection criteria (see link) http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2006/20060005.htm

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The applicant must meet the minimum set standards of economic and financial standing to service the term and value of the contract.
Financial checks will be undertaken for economic operators using one or more of the Councils current financial assessors; n2check (www.n2check.com), Dun & Bradstreet (www.dnb.co.uk), Experian (www.experian.co.uk). Economic operators will be assessed according to the level of risk stipulated by the financial assessors used. Any economic operator being given an above average/higher than average risk rating or poorer, by one or more of the assessors used, may be rejected.

Note:
1. It is the responsibility of the economic operator to ensure that the appropriate accounts have been filed and that the credit information held is correct.
2. Should economic operators wish other financial information to be taken into account to support the economic and financial check this should be submitted with the response to the PQQ. SCC reserves the right to request further financial information and to take this into account where necessary in addition to the level of risk stipulated by the financial assessors.
3. For sole traders/partnerships where third party financial assessments are not available the assessment will be undertaken using a financial spreadsheet detailing trading account data for the last 3 years.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The requirements for minimum economic, financial and techical capacity will be included in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The Council absolutely requires the following:
Compliance with Regulation 23 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (see section III.1.4).
Scored criteria and pass/fail requirements as detailed below within 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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

PC382
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

of 25.1.2012

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: 23.4.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.4.2012
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 23.4.2012
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officers of Staffordshire County Council and South Staffordshire Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: September 2019, September 2026.
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

This is an electronic tender. All requests for information to be sent through the electronic tendering portal and messaging facility on the Proactis electronic tendering system.
How to register:
1. Instructions at http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/business/procurement/ etendering/

2.Follow the link to Proactis E-Tendering.
(http://www.staffordshire.alito.co.uk). On the main page click SUPPLIERS then (new user) REGISTER links.

3.Complete the self-registration questions and click the Register button.
4. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with an authentication link (this email may find its way to your trash/junk email account, so please check).
5.Confirm the authentication and then login into Proactis SUPPLIERS-side.
6.Search the bulletin board for the tender(s) using key words, search criteria etc.
7. Once found, click on the (blue) contract title to register interest against an active tender.
8. Click the REGISTER button and then CONTINUE.
9. The tender will now be in the MY TENDERS profile area on the main menu.
10. Find the READ ME FIRST document and continue with managing the tender.
If you require urgent assistance regarding the initial usage of the eTendering package please contact sp@staffordshire.gov.uk.

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:

23.3.2012