Rochdale Council Tree Services Contract

Rochdale Council Tree Services Contract

This Framework Agreement relates to, but is not limited to, Council-wide tree maintenance including highways, parks and open spaces, housing areas and schools.

United Kingdom-Rotherham: Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services

2018/S 160-366937

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Rotherham MBC
Riverside House, Main Street
Rotherham
S60 1AE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Annette Arnall
Telephone: +44 1709255759
E-mail: annette.arnall@rotherham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE3
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

17-144: Tree Services

Reference number: DN323955

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council is seeking expressions of interest from suppliers who are able to maintain and service the trees within the Borough of Rotherham. The successful supplier/s will be required to provide a professional, timely and efficient service and be able to accommodate quick unscheduled works, as well as a 24 hour 7 day a week emergency service throughout the Borough of Rotherham.

The specification of tasks include, but is not limited to:

— emergency works,

— clearing out fallen timber,

— crown reduction and reshaping,

— stump treatment,

— tree inspection,

— specific branch removal and reduction,

— reinstating tree pits and removing timber,

— deadwood,

— trees and climbing plants.

This Framework Agreement relates to, but is not limited to, Council-wide tree maintenance including highways, parks and open spaces, housing areas and schools.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3.1 Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council provides a high quality arboriculture service which is vital to maintain a tree and woodland-rich environment supporting as many amenity, landscape, wildlife, economic, cultural and social benefits as possible for all the residents of Rotherham.

The Council is directly responsible for an extensive tree population, including approximately 6 000 roadside trees and elsewhere a further estimated 70 000 individual trees, for example in housing estates, parks and open spaces.

The Council is seeking expressions of interest from suppliers who are able to maintain and service the trees within the Borough of Rotherham. The successful supplier/s will be required to provide a professional, timely and efficient service and be able to accommodate quick unscheduled works, as well as a 24 hour 7 day a week emergency service throughout the Borough of Rotherham.

The specification of tasks include, but is not limited to:

— emergency works,

— clearing out fallen timber,

— crown reduction and reshaping,

— stump treatment,

— tree inspection,

— specific branch removal and reduction,

— reinstating tree pits and removing timber,

— deadwood,

— trees and climbing plants.

This Framework Agreement relates to, but is not limited to, Council-wide tree maintenance including highways, parks and open spaces, housing areas and schools.

Please also refer to Appendix 3 – Works Specification, for a detailed specification of work requirement.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract term is 24 months, however there are 2 x 12 month available extension periods, subject to satisfactory performance.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 28/09/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28/09/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Rotherham Borough Council
Riverside House, Main Street
Rotherham
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/08/2018