Natural Gas Tender Belfast

Natural Gas Tender Belfast

Contract gas supply for Castlereagh Borough Council 2013.

UK-Belfast: natural gas

2012/S 45-074214

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Castlereagh Borough Council
Civic Centre, 1 Bradford Court, Upper Galwally, Castlereagh
For the attention of: Mark Pearson
BT8 6RB Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: markpearson@castlereagh.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.castlereagh.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Castlereagh Borough Council
Civic Centre, 1 Bradford Court, Upper Galwally, Castlereagh
For the attention of: Mark Pearson
BT8 6RB Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: markpearson@castlereagh.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity

Other: Local authority
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: yes

Lisburn City Council
Island Civic Centre, The Island
BT27 4RL Lisburn
UNITED KINGDOM

Newtownabbey Borough Council
Mossley Mill, Carnmoney Road North
BT36 5QA Newtownabbey
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Contract gas supply for Castlereagh Borough Council 2013.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various location within greater Belfast.
NUTS code
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):

Supply of natural gas to various Council properties.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09123000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all 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:

1 year
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
In the case of renewable contracts, estimated time-frame for subsequent calls for competition:
in months: 34 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Castlereagh Borough Council

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09123000

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Newtownabbey Borough Council

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09123000

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lisburn City Council

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09123000

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: yes
Description of particular conditions: Tenders must have a valid licence, issued by the Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation, for the supply of gas.
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Contractors must provide their license number to demonstrate that they are second tier license holders for the supply of natural gas in Northern Ireland, with the Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation (NIAUR) and demonstrate experience of delivering similar sized organisations.
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

Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Cost. Weighting 85

2. Account management. Weighting 15

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 entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 30.3.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.4.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening 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:
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:2.3.2012