Maintenance of Air Quality Stations and Audit Data Management

Maintenance of Air Quality Stations and Audit Data Management

The Greater Manchester districts are forming a network of stations to share information, and resources between the 10 district authorities of Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, and Wigan.

UK-Salford: Air quality management

2013/S 084-142598

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Salford City Council
Unity House, Chorley Road
For the attention of: Deborah Derbyshire
M27 5AW Salford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1616866244
E-mail: deborah.derbyshire@salford.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
Environment
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Manchester City Council
Town Hall, Albert Square
M60 2LA Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM

Oldham Council
Civic Centre, West Street
OL11UG Oldham
UNITED KINGDOM

Bolton Council
Town Hall, Victoria Square
BL1 1RU Bolton
UNITED KINGDOM

Bury Council
Town Hall, Knowsley Street
BL9 0SW Bury
UNITED KINGDOM

Trafford Council
Town Hall, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park
M17 1HH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM

Tameside MBC
Council Offices, Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside
OL6 6DL Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM

Rochdale Council
Town Hall, Smith Street, Rochdale
OL16 1XU Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM

Stockport Council
Stopford House, Piccadilly
SK1 3XE Stockport
UNITED KINGDOM

Wigan Council
Town Hall, Library Street
WN1 1YN Wigan
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of Servicing and Maintenance of Air Quality Stations and Audit Data Management
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
NUTS code UKD

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 360 000 and 700 000 GBP

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

Air quality management. The Greater Manchester districts are forming a network of stations to share information, and resources between the 10 district authorities of Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, and Wigan. The network is referred to as Greater Manchester Air quality Network (GMAQN), GMAQN are seeking to appoint a contractor(s) (ESU – equipment support unit) to provide a flexible, responsive and consistently high quality service in relation to the servicing and maintenance of their automatic air quality monitoring units and other services if necessary.
The Greater Manchester Air Quality Network (GMAQN) operates air quality stations monitoring local air quality for the benefit of the public and to provide information to organisations and government. The requirements are for data management to a standard comparable with the national UK Automatic and Urban and Rural Network (AURN).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90731100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Lot 1 – Servicing and Maintenance of Air Quality Systems, to provide a flexible, responsive and consistently high quality service in relation to the servicing and maintenance of their automatic air quality monitoring units and other services if necessary.
Lot 2 – Data Management and Ratification Greater Manchester require data management to a standard comparable with the national UK Automatic and Urban and Rural Network (AURN). Results from the air quality stations contribute to reports monitoring performance towards various local and national targets
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Service and Maintenance of Air Quality Systems

1)Short description

Tto provide a flexible, responsive and consistently high quality service in relation to the servicing and maintenance of their automatic air quality monitoring units and other services if necessary.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90731100

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: Data Management and Ratification

1)Short description

data management to a standard comparable with the national UK Automatic and Urban and Rural Network (AURN).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90731100

3)Quantity or scope

Results from the air quality stations contribute to reports monitoring performance towards various local and national targets and indicators in for example the Local Transport Plan, the National Air quality Strategy and EU objectives. It is therefore essential that the network meets the data capture rates, and is robust for users to have confidence in the data. The successful contractor will be referred to as the Greater Manchester Management Control Unit (GMMCU).
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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct
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:
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: 31.5.2013 – 19:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.6.2013 – 19:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10.6.2013

Section VI: Complementary information

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

The contract will be open to other authorities within the North west to utilise if they wish to do so. This includes Blackpool Council, Blackburn with Darwen Council, Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West Council, Lancashire County Council, Warrington Borough Council.
We require a single provider for each lot although one provider for both lots will be considered.
Documents are available via the north west portal www.the-chest.org.uk and must be completed and returned via this portal by the date and time specified.

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GO Reference: GO-2013426-PRO-4763153

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Salford City Council
Unity House, Civic Campus, Chorley Road
M27 6AW Swinton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@salford.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1616866244

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:26.4.2013