Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Milton Keynes Dog Collection Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Milton Keynes.
NUTS code UKJ12
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)
Provision of Milton Keynes Dog Collection Services. This tender is for a Dog Collection service which will receive calls from the public, collect reported strays, deliver them to the kennels, to assist in repatriating them with their owners (at the owner’s expense) and to regularly and comprehensively report back on performance.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
90700000, 90922000, 98380000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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 Council is seeking a 36 month contract with the option to extend for an additional 24 months. Total estimated value inc extensions 250 000 GBP.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 12.4.2012. Completion 11.3.2015
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
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Further information can be found in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Further information can be found in the Tender Document.
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
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
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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
5.3.2012 – 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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 5.3.2012 – 12:00
Corporate Procurement, Milton Keynes Council.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Operators are required to complete and return the Council’s Pre-Qualification Questionnaire with thier Tender Submission.
To obtain the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Tender documents please go to: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/miltonkeynescouncil/
and express an interest against the Tender (CU2229).
The winning contractor must have passed the councils Pre-Qualification Questionnaire before being awarded the contract.
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: Without prejudice to the remedies provided under Regulation 47 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, the Council of the Borough of Milton Keynes shall allow a period of at least 10 days to elapse between the date of despatch of its decision notifying its intention to award the contract and the date on which it proposes to enter into a contract. If by midnight at the end of second working day of the above said period the Contracting Authority receives a request in writing from an economic operator who had been sent a notice of being unsuccessful, the Authority shall inform the said economic operator of characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender. That information shall be provided at least 3 working days before the end of aforesaid 10 days standstill period. Where it is not possible the standstill period shall be extended to allow at least 3 working days between provision of the information and the end of standstill period. Such additional information should be required from the address part 1.1. If an economic operator is not satisfied with the information provided, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: