Refuse Recycling Services Falkirk

Refuse Recycling Services Falkirk

Segregation of Bulky Skip Material. UK-Falkirk: refuse recycling services

2012/S 74-122419

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Falkirk Council
Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street
Contact point(s): Corporate & Neighbourhood Services
For the attention of: Purchasing Department
FK1 5RS Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324506566
E-mail: purchasing@falkirk.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00184

Further information can be obtained from: Falkirk Council
Suite5, The Forum, Callendar Business Park
Contact point(s): Corporate & Neighbourhood Services
For the attention of: Purchasing Department
FK1 1XR Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324506566
E-mail: purchasing@falkirk.gov.uk
Internet address: http://www.falkirk.gov.uk

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: Falkirk Council
Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street
Contact point(s): Law & Administration Services
For the attention of: Chief Governance Officer
FK1 5RS Falkirk
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1324506566
Internet address: http://www.falkirk.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:

Segregation of Bulky Skip Material.
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: Falkirk Council Area.
NUTS code UKM26

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 200 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Falkirk Council are seeking to enter into a Framework Agreement for the provision of a service for the Segregation of Bulky Skip Material.
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=224783.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

As detailed in the tender document.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 200 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: There is an option to extend for up to a further 12 months.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 2.7.2012. Completion 30.6.2015

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:

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to who legal contract is awarded. If applying on behalf of a consortium all names must be submitted. Any contract will be entered into with nominated lead organisation and all members of the consortium, who will in these circumstances each be required to execute said contract together with all ancillary documentation, evidencing their joint and severally liability in respect of the obligations and liabilities of the contract. It will be for the members of the consortium to sort out their respective duties and liabilities amongst each other and noted before contract commencement. All associated documentation will be made to the nominated lead organisation.
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: Legal position – means of proof required:
(1) an extract from the ‘judicial record’ or equivalent issued by the legal or administrative authority of the country of origin, by a declaration on oath or by a solemn declaration made before a competent judicial or administrative authority, a notary or a competent professional or trade body, demonstrating that the bidder:
(a) is not bankrupt or being wound up, its affairs are not being administered by the court, it has not entered into an arrangement with creditors, it has not suspended business activities or is not in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is not the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, or for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or for an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has not been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgment which has the force of res judicator (i.e. a matter which has already been conclusively decided by a court);
(2) a certificate issued by the competent authority in the Member State concerned, or a declaration on oath or by a solemn declaration made before a competent authority, a notary or a competent professional or trade body, to the effect that the bidder has fulfiled its obligations relating to the payment of taxes and social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which the bidder is established;
(3) a certificate, declaration under oath or solemn declaration providing proof that the bidder is enrolled on the professional or trade registers of this country of establishment, or where no such register exists a declaration under oath or solemn declaration that the exercises the particular profession or trade.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) a reference from the bidder’s bankers;
(2) presentation of the bidder’s balance sheets or extracts from the balance sheets, where publication of the balance sheet is required under the law of the country in which the bidder is established;
(3) a statement of the bidder’s overall turnover and the turnover related to similar activities covered by this contract for the 3 financial years.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) a statement of the educational and professional qualifications of the bidder’s managerial staff and of those persons who will be responsible for carrying out the contract requirements;
(2) a list of the principal deliveries of supplies or services effected by the bidder in the past 3 years, with the sums, dates and recipients, public or private, involved:
(a) where effected to public authorities, evidence to be in form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority;
(b) where effected private purchasers, delivery to be certified by the purchaser or, falling this, simply declared by the supplier to have been effected;
(3) a list of the works carried out by the bidder over the past 5 years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where necessary, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(4) a statement of the tools, plant and technical equipment available to the bidder for carrying out the work.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

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:

Dev/031/12
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

4.6.2012 – 14:00
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

Date: 4.6.2012 – 14:00
Place:

Municipal Buildings, West Bridge Street, Falkirk FK1 5RS.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officer from Corporate & Neighbourhood Services.
Officer from Law & Administration Services.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: July 2015.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:224783).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

See Section VI.4.2.
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

See Section VI.4.2.
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Falkirk Council will incorporate a minimum of 10 day standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be required from the address in point I.1) of the contract notice. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006 No 1) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rule to take action in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.4.2012