Management of Substance Misuse Services Cheshire

Management of Substance Misuse Services Cheshire

The management of a range of substance misuse services for adults and young people. The contractor will be responsible for the appointment of a range of sub contractors.

United Kingdom-Sandbach: Health and social work services

2014/S 075-129854

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cheshire East Borough Council
Procurement, Westfields, Middlewich Road
For the attention of: Mrs Lianne Halliday
CW11 1HZ Sandbach
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1270685766
E-mail: lianne.halliday@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Cheshire East Borough Council
This is an electronic tender. For all expressions of interest and to obtain documentation and to raise clarifications, organisations must register through the Cheshire East Borough Council’s electronic Contract and Tender Management System at the www.the-chest.org.uk.
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.the-chest.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Cheshire East Borough Council
This is an electronic tender. For all expressions of interest and to obtain documentation and to raise clarifications, organisations must register through the Cheshire East Borough Council’s electronic Contract and Tender Management System at the www.the-chest.org.uk.
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.the-chest.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Cheshire East Borough Council
This is an electronic tender. For all expressions of interest and to obtain documentation and to raise clarifications, organisations must register through the Cheshire East Borough Council’s electronic Contract and Tender Management System at the www.the-chest.org.uk.
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.the-chest.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Environment
Health
Housing and community amenities
Recreation, culture and religion
Education
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:

Management of Substance Misuse Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cheshire East.
NUTS code UKD2

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 management of a range of substance misuse services for adults and young people. The contractor will be responsible for the appointment of a range of sub contractors to deliver those services and be accountable to the Authority for their performance in pursuit of the Councils substance misuse strategy.
The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SME’s). For the avoidance of doubt, the Contracting Authority points out that no weight will be attached to whether or not an economic operator is an SME in selecting economic operators to submit tenders or in assessing the most economically advantageous tender.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85312300, 85312320, 85312500, 85111400

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:

The initial period is 1.9.2014 to 31.8.2016 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months.
The values given in this notice are only estimations – the Authority gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes or as to the value of the work during the contract period.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 800 000 and 12 800 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 2 x 12 month option to extend.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (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 detailed in the ITT documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the ITT documents.
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.
In the case of consortium bids, the contracting authority reserves the right to require any consortium the authority awards a contract to, if it is justified for the satisfactory performance of the contract, to name a lead partner with whom it can contract, or alternatively, to form a single legal entity before entering into, or as a term of, the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Social Value: The Council is committed to ensure wider social and community benefits are achieved in the course of all its commissioning and procurement activities. In accordance with this, suppliers are required to work with the Council towards achieving such aims.
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(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 compulsory winding up the 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 judgement 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 contract 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 organization, 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 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 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 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As detailed in the ITT documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the ITT documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the ITT documents.
Tenderers must successfully pass all sections within the Business Questionnaire within the ITT documents before being evaluated further.
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:

9J3H-SVUV7O
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

19.5.2014 – 12:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

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

This notice is voluntary and the award contract shall not be subject to the UK Public Contracts Regulations 2006. Award of Contract shall be as outlined in the ITT Documents.
The Authority gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes or as to the value of the work during the contract period.
In order to participate, providers must register, complete and upload completed ITT documentation and submit this via the Chest at http://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk/ – the project reference on The Chest is 9J3H-SVUV7O.

**Do not contact Members of the Council direct ** All correspondence should be undertaken via The Chest.
It is the organisations responsibility to satisfy themselves that they have provided all of the required information.
If you have any technical problems with The Contract and Management System please contact the helpdesk on: Email: nwsupport@due-north.com Telephone: +44 8452930459.

If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this may be done in whole or in part via electronic means using the Contract and Tender Management System at www.the-chest.org.uk.

If you require urgent assistance regarding the initial usage of the eTendering package please contact the Contracting Authority point-of-contact in Section I.1 of this notice. On failure to reach this contact, please immediately email the nature of the difficulty to procurement@cheshireeast.gov.uk.

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

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Cheshire East Borough Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the 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 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provides 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

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:11.4.2014