15 October 2019
The provision of pest control services is to supplement the Council’s in-house pest control team.
United Kingdom-Motherwell: Pest-control services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street
Contact person: Lewis Blakeway
Telephone: +44 1698403876
Fax: +44 1698275125
NUTS code: UKM84
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00010
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Pest Control Services – Domestic and Corporate Premises
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The provision of pest control services is to supplement the Council’s ‘in-house’ pest control team during periods of increased seasonal demand or at any time of the year.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Within geographic boundary of North Lanarkshire.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The provision of pest control services is to supplement the council’s ‘in-house’ pest control team during periods of increased seasonal demand or at any time of the year to meet its key performance indicators for the treatment of rats, mice, wasps, bees, bed bugs, ants, cockroaches, insects, squirrels and fleas in domestic premises in the North Lanarkshire area. The successful provider shall also provide back up to cover for annual leave and sickness during spring, autumn and winter periods.
The successful provider will also be required to meet targets for the work and provide services as required for hard to access work e.g. working at height and other pest control work required by the section for corporate buildings which will involve bird removal and prevention.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The Council reserves the right to extend this for a period of 12 months.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
There is no obligation on the council to pass work to a contractor accordingly, the Council does not warrant or guarantee the amount of the annual value of the contract, these amounts are indicative only. The contractor accepts that his Tender has been made on this basis.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
4A.1: If required by the member state, tenderers are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.
4A.2: Where it is required, within a bidder’s country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform this service.
Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships.
The Council will only consider bids from tenderers which are a member of the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) or equivalent professional body and who only uses sub-contractors for pest control purposes who are also members of BPCA or equivalent.
Please confirm you are a member of the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) or equivalent professional body and any sub-contractors identified for pest control purposes, you will ensure they are a member of BPCA or equivalent professional body.
Failure to do so may result in the tenderer being disqualified from the competition.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Tenderers must respond to ESPD Questions 4B.1.2 or 4B.1.3, 4B.5.1b, 4B.5.2, 4B.5.3 and 4B.6
The tenderer’s response to these questions for economic and financial standing will be evaluated as follows:
Pass = response is compliant with the minimum requirement stated in the contract notice Section III.1.2) Economic and financial standing.
Fail = response is not compliant with the minimum requirement stated in the contract notice Section III.1.2) Economic and financial standing.
4B.1.2 Tenderers will be required to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 190 000 GBP for each of the last 3 years.
4B.5.1, 4B.5.2 and 4B.5.3. It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
— employers liability: 10 000 000GBP each and every claim and in the annual aggregate,
— public liability: 5 000 000 GBP each and every claim and in the annual aggregate,
— professional indemnity: 5 000 000 GBP each and every claim or in the annual aggregate.
Where in the aggregate, the policy should allow for a minimum of one automatic reinstatement of the sum insured in any one period. PI insurance should be maintained for the period of the contract including any optional extensions.
4B.6 Bidders must hold an Equifax Score Check Grade of D- or above.
Tenderers considered not to have sufficient financial standing by way of the Equifax report or by other criteria stated above may be disqualified. The decision as to whether or not the Tenderer has sufficient financial standing to undertake the procurement will be a matter for the sole discretion of the Council, whose decision will be final and conclusive.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
4C1.2 Tenderers will be required to demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in this contract notice.
4C.9 Tenderers will be required to demonstrate that they have (or have access to) the relevant tools, plant or technical equipment to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4) in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the site notice.
4C.10 Tenderers will be required to provide the proportion (i.e. percentage) of the contract that they intend to subcontract.
4D.1 Tenderers are required to provide a statement that demonstrates that they have the relevant quality assurance standards in place as described in Part III.1.3) of the OJEU contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice.
4D.2 Tenderers are required to provide a statement that demonstrates that they have the relevant environmental management standards in place as described in Part III.1.3) of the OJEU contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice.
Pass = response is compliant with the minimum requirement stated in the contract notice Section III.1.3) Technical and professional ability.
Fail = response is not compliant with the minimum requirement stated in the contract notice Section III.1.3) Technical and professional ability.
4C 1.2 Successful delivery of no fewer than two contracts of a similar scope and nature which have been fulfilled in any of the three years prior to the publication of this notice. Tenderers must provide verifiable evidence of each contract relied upon to demonstrate achievement of this standard.
This answer will be scored using the scoring criteria within ITT Section 1 10.5.3 (0-100).
Minimum score required 50.
4C.9 Tenderers who fail to demonstrate that they have or have access to a reasonable to extensive range of technical equipment required to undertake this procurement may be disqualified from the competition.
4C.10 For information purposes.
4D.1 The candidate must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent), or meet any minimum requirements stated in 10.8 of the ITT.
4D.2 The candidate must hold independent third party certificate of compliance with BS EN ISO 14001 (or equivalent) or a valid EMAS (or equivalent) certificate, or meet any minimum requirements stated in 10.8 of the ITT.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Please refer to ITT Section 2 ‘2 Contractors Performance Target’
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Question deadline: 25.10.2019 @ 17.00
Answer deadline: 1.11.2019 @ 17.00
Please refer to Appendix 1 within the ITT relating to community benefits.
Any community benefits identified by the tenderer within quality question 6 will form part of the contract.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=600648.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
Community benefits quality questions within ITT.
See Appendix 1 ‘Guidance to Community Benefit Offerings’
Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street
Telephone: +44 1698403876
Fax: +44 1698275125Internet address: http://www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: