Grounds Maintenance Services Norfolk

Grounds Maintenance Services Norfolk

Public Rights of Way Vegetation Cutting. To trim vegetation obstructing Norfolk Trails to the standard as defined in the Service Specification.UK-Norwich: grounds maintenance services

2012/S 229-377085

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Norfolk County Council
Room 701, County Hall, Martineau Lane,
For the attention of: Claire Dawson
NR1 2DH Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1603223945
E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.norfolk.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:

NCCT40184 Public Rights of Way Vegetation Cutting.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
NUTS code UKH13

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)

To trim vegetation obstructing Norfolk Trails to the standard as defined in the Service Specification.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

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:

The range stated below covers all 11 lots, taking in to account possible contract extensions. The contracts will be for 3 years with the option to extend for 2 years on a 1 plus 1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 600,00 and 221 200,00 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)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: West Area

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 1. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 22 507,00 and 41 265,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Nar Valley

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 2. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 924,00 and 12 690,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: North area

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 3. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 9 904,00 and 18 165,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Weavers way

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 4. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 126,00 and 5 730,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Marriotts way

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 5. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 888,00 and 7 125,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Weavers way East and Paston way

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 6. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 471,00 and 28 365,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Weavers way North and Broadland west

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 7. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 13 327,00 and 24 420,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 8 Lot title: East Broadland

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 8. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 16 819,00 and 30 840,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Wherrymans way

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 9. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 164,00 and 18 630,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 10 Lot title: Boudicca way

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 10. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 246,00 and 11 445,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 11 Lot title: Angles way

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000

3)Quantity or scope

Please see specifications for Lot 11. This contract is being let for 3 years with an option to extend for 2 years on a 1+1 basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 12 264,00 and 22 485,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
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:

Please refer to the tender document, associated Contract and schedules to the Contract.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to the tender document, associated Contract and schedules to the Contract.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please refer to the tender document, associated Contract and schedules to the Contract.
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: Please refer to the tender document, associated Contract and schedules to the Contract.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the tender document, associated Contract and schedules to the Contract.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the tender document, associated Contract and schedules to the Contract.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the tender document, associated Contract and schedules to the Contract.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the tender document, associated Contract and schedules to the Contract.
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

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:

NCCT40184
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

17.1.2013 – 14:00
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

in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 17.1.2013 – 14:00
Place:

County Hall, Martineau lane, Norwich, Norfolk UK.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: The Head of Democratic Services.

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

This is a tender following the Open procedure as per Regulation 15 of the Public Contracts Regulation 2006.
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: Norfolk County Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of ten calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) provide for 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:26.11.2012