Refuse collection services

UK-Ripley: refuse collection services

Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services 

2012/S 1-001729

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Amber Valley Borough Council
Town Hall, Market Place, Derbyshire
For the attention of: Julian Townsend
DE5 3BT Ripley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1773841316
E-mail: julian.townsend@ambervalley.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1773841616

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.ambervalley.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: Amber Valley Borough Council
Town Hall, Market Place, Derbyshire
For the attention of: Ian Shaw
DE5 3BT Ripley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1773841324
E-mail: ian.shaw@ambervalley.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1773841616
Internet address: www.ambervalley.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Amber Valley Borough Council
Town Hall, Market Place, Derbyshire
For the attention of: Paul Benski
DE5 3BT Ripley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1773841641
E-mail: paul.benski@ambervalley.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1773841616
Internet address: www.ambervalley.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
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:

Recycling and Waste Collection Service for the Borough of Amber Valley.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Town Hall, Market Place, Ripley, Derbyshire DE5 3BT.
NUTS code UKF12

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)

The collection of household waste and recyclables from approximately 55 000 properties within the Borough of Amber Valley. The collection of individual waste and recyclables from commercial premises. The collection of garden waste from approximately 45 000 properties.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90511000, 90511200, 90514000

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: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

One or more contracts covering the collection of the waste and recyclables.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 21 000 000,00 and 42 000 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: It is anticipated that the duration of the contract will be for an initial period of seven years but with the ability to extend by a further period of up to seven years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 84 (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:

Parent company guarantees, deposits bonds or other forms of appropriate security may be required. Further details will be included in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

To be developed in competitive dialogue.
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 will require the contract to be with a legal entity. It reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or require a single contractor to take primary liability. Members of any consortium shall be jointly and severally iable. Legal entities shall be companies, partnerships or unincorporated joint ventures.
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: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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

competitive dialogue
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Criteria as stated in the descriptive document.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
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:

CON/015
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 17.2.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.2.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

9.3.2012
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

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

See section VI.4.2 below

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Amber Valley Borough Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.
Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the Council as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No. 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Council to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the Council to pay a fine, and/or order that the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:31.12.2011