Parking Services Tender London Borough of Greenwich

Parking Services Tender London Borough of Greenwich

Payment of Parking Charges by Phone.

UK-London: financial transaction processing and clearing-house services

2012/S 22-035912

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Greenwich
3rd Floor Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, Woolwich
For the attention of: Peter Norman
SE18 6HQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 89215605
E-mail: peter.norman@greenwich.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.greenwich.gov.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Environment
Housing and community amenities
Social protection
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:

Payment of Parking Charges by Phone.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 6: Financial servicesa)Insurances services b)Banking and investment services
NUTS code UKI21

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)

Financial transaction processing and clearing-house services. Parking services. Data supply services. The Contracting Authority is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced, resourced and qualified economic operators to provide and manage the setting up, implementation and operation of a phone parking service.
The service is to allow motorists to turn up to a paid for parking space, with no cash and no membership of any organisation or facility, to be able to pay by phone for parking time.
The service will initially, complement existing parking payment arrangements (meter and pay & display) but may be required as the only payment arrangement for proposed new areas of paid parking within the Borough.
Proposals for new areas of paid for parking are subject to public consultation, the outcome of consultation may result in an additional payment arrangement(s) being required to supplement pay by mobile.
Motorists are not currently permitted to pay to extend their stay however, public consultation on allowing payment for an extension extension of stay is intended.
The service will be integrated with the Council’s parking enforcement and permit management systems.
The service will allow access to data via the internet for customers and Council staff.
The contractor will be required to allocate unique pay by phone location references to all parking bays and to supply and install signage about the system in all relevant locations.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66172000, 63712400, 72319000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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 contract will be for a period of four years with an option to extend for a further one year, which will be exercised at the sole discretion of the Contracting Authority.
Currently there are 500 on-street paid spaces within 4 of the 16 Controlled Parking Zones in the Borough and 1 000 off-street parking spaces within 10 car parks currently controlled by parking meter, pay and display machines. Paid for spaces may also be used by annual permit/Visitor Voucher holders.
Economic Operators should note that the contract does not guarantee any volume or value of renumeration to service providers and that arrangements within proposed new areas of paid for parking are subject to public consultation.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend the four year contract by a further one year, which will be exercised at the sole discretion of the Contracting Authority.
The contract may also include additional services or works which are a repetition of the services provided under the contract in accordance with Regulation 14(I)(d)(ii) of the Public Contract Regulations 2006.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (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:

These will be contained in the invitation to tender.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

These will be contained in the invitation to tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require a single contractor to undertake primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability. Further information will be provided in the contract documents.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.procure4london.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html pcr.

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
Bidders are required complete a Business Questionnaire which the Contracting Authority will use to evaluate bidder’s economic and financial standing, technical capability and ability to ensure they meet the minimum requirements. The Business Questionnaire and I.T.T. pack will be available from the address in I.1 (above).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 and as set out in the Business Questionnaire which is available from the address in I.1 (above).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Business Questionnaire which is available from the address in I.1 (above).
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Article 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 25 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 and as set out in the Business Questionnaire which is available from the address in I.1 (above).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Business Questionnaire which is available from the address in I.1 (above).
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.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:

CPS0849
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.3.2012 – 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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)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

The Contracting Authority is scheduled to become The Royal Borough of Greenwich in the near future and any contract arising from this process may be amended to suit this change.
The evaluation of bids will be undertaken in two stages. The first stage will comprise of the evaluation of the Business Questionnaire in accordance with guidance provided in the questionnaire. Bidders will then be ranked according to the scores achieved in the evaluation of the questionnaire. It is anticipated that the top 5 ranked bidders will be shortlisted for the second stage of the evaluation. Other bids will not be considered further. The second stage will comprise of the evaluation of the bids in accordance with guidance provided in the I.T.T.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right not to award a contract or to award part of a contract only. There will be no reimbursements of bid costs.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to terminate the procurement process (or part of it) at any time. GO Reference: GO-2012131-PRO-3686153.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

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

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:31.1.2012