Ground Maintenance Services Essex

Ground Maintenance Services Essex

Grounds maintenance services. Grassing services. Seeding services. Sports fields maintenance services. Tree pruning and hedge trimming. Snow-clearing services. Landscaping work. Grounds Maintenance services to the district of Rochford Council.

UK-Essex: Grounds maintenance services

2013/S 121-207709

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Rochford District Council
The Council Offices, South Street, Rochford
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Angela Vine
SS4 1BW Essex
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1268533333
E-mail: angela.vine@basildon.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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: Basildon District Council
The Basildon Centre
For the attention of: Angela Vine
SS14 1DL Basildon
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1268533333
E-mail: angela.vine@basildon.gov.uk
Internet address: www.delta-esourcing.com/delta

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Basildon Borough Council
The Basildon Centre
Essex
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.delta-esourcing.com/delta

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:

Grounds Maintenance Services.
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 UKH3

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)

Grounds maintenance services. Grassing services. Seeding services. Sports fields maintenance services. Tree pruning and hedge trimming. Snow-clearing services. Landscaping work. Grounds Maintenance services to the district of Rochford Council.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77314100, 77315000, 77320000, 77340000, 90620000, 45112700

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:

Rochford District Council (the “Council”) wishes to select a supplier to carry out its Grounds Maintenance Service. The chosen applicant shall carry out a number of operations, including grass cutting, turfing, hedge maintenance, shrub planting and maintenance, rose planting and maintenance, floral display planting and maintenance, maintenance of sports pitches, reinstatement of damaged grass areas, snow clearance, maintaining water courses and water bodies, and minor landscape works. The successful bidder shall have, or acquire, a secure yard (depot) facility within the boundaries, or within 1 mile, (by road) of the Rochford District.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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 described in Prequalification Documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

As described in Tender Documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As described in Prequalification documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As described in the Prequalification and Tender documents.
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 6
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:

CP-2013-0071
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 175-289001 of 12.9.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

22.7.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

14.8.2013
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 contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Rochford District Council the “Council” considers this requirement to be a Part B service and as such is not fully subject to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). However, in order to uphold the principles of an open, transparent, and proportionate competitive process and to achieve value for money, the Council has advertised this contract following notification to OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union). The Council has opted in this instance to use the two stage restricted procedure to guide its procurement process, but reserves the right to depart from or vary this process at anytime. The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the lowest priced tender. Rochford District Council has considered the Social Value Act 2012 with regard to this procurement. Please note Basildon Borough Council is assisting Rochford District Council with the tender process and will not be entering into a contract for Grounds Maintenance Services, nor is it responsible for the information provided during this tender process. To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/68F5EU743E

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https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Essex:-Grounds-maintenance-services./68F5EU743E

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/68F5EU743E

GO Reference: GO-2013620-PRO-4892153.

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:20.6.2013

Requirement: Ground Maintenance Services