Parent messaging system

Parent messaging system

This tender is for the provision of an education parent communication system, including annual maintenance and support, to Fife Council.

UK-Glenrothes: communications system maintenance services

2012/S 104-173971

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Fife Council
Fife House, North Street
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Laura Whiteford
KY7 5LT Glenrothes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451550000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00187

Further information can be obtained from: Fife Council
Fife House
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Laura Whiteford
KY7 5LT Glenrothes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451550000
Internet address: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Fife Council
Fife House
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Laura Whiteford
KY7 5LT Glenrothes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451550000
Internet address: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Fife Council
Fife House
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Laura Whiteford
KY7 5LT Glenrothes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451550000
Internet address: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

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

DD771 – parent messaging system.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Fife.
NUTS code UK

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)

This tender is for the provision of an education parent communication system, including annual maintenance and support, to Fife Council.
*****Important note: please ensure you fully read and understand the instructions to tenderers and Tender completion guidance documents attached to this document*****.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland web site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=229538.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a “Tender Submission Postbox” facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=229538.

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. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50334400, 51300000, 72212190, 80100000, 80110000, 80200000, 72222300

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Upto 12 month extension.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: lot A – supply of parent messaging and absence alerting for 19 high schools

1)Short description

Supply of parent messaging and absence alerting for 19 high schools – see tender document.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80200000, 72222300

3)Quantity or scope

SEE TENDER DOCUMENT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: lot B – supply of parent messaging for 142 primary, 15 nursery and 6 special schools

1)Short description

Supply of parent messaging for 142 primary, 15 nursery and 6 special schools – see tender document.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80100000, 80110000, 72222300

3)Quantity or scope

See tender document.
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please see contract documentation.
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: Please see contract documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see contract documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see contract documentation.
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:

DD771
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

13.7.2012 – 15:00
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Please see contract documentation.
*****Important note: please ensure you fully read and understand the instructions to tenderers and tender completion guidance documents attached to this document*****.
(SC Ref:229538).
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

Fife Council
North Street
KY7 5LT Glenrothes
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:31.5.2012